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Association for Documentary Editing CFP Extended

The Association for Documentary Editing is extending the proposal deadline for this year’s conference to February 13. Please see the full CFP at https://www.documentaryediting.org/wordpress/?page_id=7353. Note that we especially welcome poster proposals. Send all proposals and questions to Serenity Sutherland, Program Committee chair, at serenity.sutherland@oswego.edu.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers: 28th Annual James A. Barnes Graduate History Conference at Temple University March 17-18, 2023

The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the 28th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference. The event will feature a keynote address from Dr. Marisa J.

Blog Post "About Congress"

Hi Fellow Editors,

We just published the newest entry in the Taylor-Fillmore project's blog. This one, "About Congress," reviews what Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore had to say before their presidencies about . . . well, you know.


Michael Cohen
Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
American University