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7th Biennial Conference of the European Early American Studies Association (London, 14-16 December 2018) - Registration now open!

Registration is now open for the 7th biennial conference of the European Early American Studies Association, which will be held in London on 14-16 December and hosted jointly by Queen Mary University of London and King’s College London.  The theme for this year is, The Making and Unmaking of Identities and Connections in Early America and the Atlantic World, 1650-1850.

New York Labor History Association: Wertheimer and Bellush Prizes

Barbara Wertheimer and Bernard Bellush Prizes in Labor History

by Brian Greenberg

The New York State Labor History Association is proud to announce that the 2017 Bernard Bellush Prize is being awarded to Erin Durham for her graduate essay, "Strike for Labor Rights: Prison Reform in Maryland During the Early Twentieth Century." A history graduate student at the University of Maryland, Durham's essay was very thoroughly researched and well-written. 

An abstract of these essays will be posted on the NYLHA website.