H-Memory is a network open to all academics and researchers concerned with Memory Studies. This inter-disciplinary field interests itself in how humans remember and represent that memory, be it through literature, monuments, historical works, or in their own private lives.

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CFP: Journal of American Studies Eurasian Perspective

The Journal of American Studies: Eurasian Perspectives (JASEP) is an international peer-reviewed journal, published semi-annually. The Institute of Language and Communications Studies and Macro World Publishing jointly edit the journal. It invites research on the topics of American literature, art and humanities including U.S. culture and literature, socio-linguistics, migration to U.S., feminism, socio-cultural approaches to American life, social problems and social changes, human rights, ethnic and racial studies, terrorism and public service.

40th anniversary commemorations of late 1960s riots/rebellions

Dear Scholars,

       I am working on a comparative project that explores the 40th anniversary commemorations of late 1960s riots/rebellions that took in place in Newark, NJ (1967), Louisville, KY (1968), and Baltimore, MD (1968).

I would be most grateful for any suggestions or recommendations for sources on the 21st commemorations of these civil disturbances.  Please respond to rosie.uyola@gmail.com

CFP - Kansas City’s Golden Age? 1918-1941

The Kansas City Public Library and the History Department at the University of Missouri–Kansas City seek papers to be presented at a public conference in the spring of 2016. The conference will explore the rich history of Kansas City in the interwar period of 1918-1941, which has been characterized as an exciting period of growth, development, and cultural fluorescence — Kansas City’s “Golden Age”— even in the midst of rampant public corruption, economic depression, and strained relations among the races and sexes.

Call for Papers: Transnational Holocaust Memory

An international conference on Transnational Holocaust Memory will take place on 26-27 January 2015 at the University of Leeds, to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day. Recognizing that Holocaust ‘memory’ (in the broadest sense) is increasingly shaped by transnational forces such as mass migration, global travel and tourism, economic globalization, digital media and the internet, this conference will explore the future of Holocaust memory in shifting international contexts.

Confirmed keynote speakers include:

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