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 REMINDER: Playthings in Early Modernity: Party Games, Word Games, Mind Games (edited collection)

Contributions are sought for an interdisciplinary collection of essays to be edited by Allison Levy and published by Ashgate Publishing Co. in the new book series, Cultures of Play, 1300-1700 (see http://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=5166; series editor Bret Rothstein). Dedicated to early modern playfulness, this series serves two purposes. First, it recounts the history of wit, humor, and games, from jokes and sermons, for instance, to backgammon and blind man’s buff.

H-Net Commons Quick Start Guides #3: Starting a Thread

A series of guides from the H-Net Help Desk to get started using the new H-Net Commons.

#3: Starting a New Discussion

Want to post a query or announcement, or raise a new issue for readers to discuss? - Subscribers can create a new discussion on any of their networks.  Other subscribers can respond.

ACLA 2015 call for paper: War, Memory and Cities Relationships among war, cities, and memory in twentieth century literature. 250-

At the turning of the twentieth century, with the rapid rise of modern industrial nations utilizing military power and sea exploration, the east encountered the west more fully than ever before. Within the backdrop of modernization, globalization, internal strife and international wars followed by colonization among nations; competition, conflict and influences across nations became evident. Social, economic structure, and traditional values had been confronted, challenged, and overturned. The panel solicits papers to explore literary works from the list below: