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CFP: Call for Papers, Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA) 2023 Conference, “Remaking the Past,” Sacramento CA

Sacramento, host city for NCSA’s 2023 conference, lends itself to exploring issues of revivals and re-creations of the past. Sacramento’s nineteenth-century history encompassed California’s Gold Rush, the genocide and displacement of Indigenous populations, the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the building of a capital city that became a stage for the reinventions–productive and problematic–of the past so central to the nineteenth century.

Sound Stage Screen (vol. 2, issue 1) out now, open-access

Dear colleagues,

we are pleased to announce the open access publication of volume 2, issue 1 (Spring 2022) of our online journal Sound Stage Screen. The new issue features articles on musical holograms, neo-realist films soundscape, silent movies performance practice, and a reflection on music criticism in the digital era. 

Essay Prize: Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science

Dear colleagues,

Hope all is well.

I am editor-in-chief of the history of science journal for the Royal Society (Notes and Records).  Every other year we have an essay prize for ECRs (those who have completed a postgraduate degree within the past 5 years), and the competition is now officially open for 2023.

ToC for the Journal of the History of Ideas

Following is the table of contents for the latest issue of the Journal of the History of Ideas.
Published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

Volume 83.4


Liberality as a Fiscal Problem in Medieval and Renaissance Thought: A Genealogy from Aristotle's Tyrant to Machiavelli's Prince
Giorgio Lizzul