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Ohio Valley History Conference

The 30th Annual Ohio Valley History Conference (OVHC), sponsored by APSU’s History & Philosophy Department, will be held on the campus of APSU in Clarksville, Tennessee on October 16-18, 2014.  The conference topics include a broad range of subjects including regional, American and non-American topics, interdisciplinary panels and round tables. Phi Alpha Theta will sponsor panels as well as The Society for Military History.

CFP: 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014

Indianapolis, IN

JW Marriott Indianapolis

Deadline: April 30, 2014


Papers can explore any topic relating to war and militarism as they are presented in popular culture.  Topics may include, but are not limited to:

-Representations of war and/or individual battles in film, television, and media

-Video games and the web

---graphic novels and traditional fiction

--gender and war in popular culture

--race and war in popular culture


---anti-war and peace movements in popular culture

----representations of the military and militarism in popular culture

Ohio History Journal accepting submissions

I'm pleased to announce that volume 121 of Ohio History is now available in print subscription and on Project Muse.  We are accepting submissions fo vol. 122. Below is the table of contents.


Time Not Ripe: Black Women's Quest for Citizenship and the Battle for Full Inclusion at Ohio State University
Tyran Kai Steward

"The Most Free of the Free States:" Politics, Slavery, Race, and Regional Identity in Early Ohio, 1790 -- 1820
John Craig Hammond

James A. Shedd to Dr. David Jordon: A Documentary Perspective on the Dayton Mob of 1841
Hans C. Rasmussen

The Ohio Constitution of 1803, Jefferson's Danbury Letter and Religion in Education
David Scott

2014 Oral History Institute at Kenyon College

The Ohio Humanities Council has opened registration for its 2014 Oral History Institute, which will take place June 3-5 at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.  The program trains participants in planning and conducting successful oral history projects.  Volunteers or staff from local history organizations, libraries, schools, and colleges are encouraged to apply.  We have also accepted participants from a variety of other backgrounds; including those working in corporate history, park services, medicine/research, and tourism.

Mining History Association Research Grant

The Mining History Association Research Grant Program is open to all who are currently engaged in or who plan to conduct mining history research, including graduate students, academic scholars, public sector professionals in related disciplines, independent scholars, writers, and educators. Research may focus on technology, business, social and cultural life, the environment, or any other aspect of mining, its associated industries, and its communities.