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Below you will find current Discussions and Announcements. Over on the right you will find CFP's for Southern Studies.
The American Society for Ethnohistory will be hosting its 2023 annual conference at Florida State University from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4.
The American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE) is the preeminent international organization in its field. Representing multiple disciplines—cultural anthropology, history, American Indian studies, archaeology, ecology, linguistics, and related fields—the society is committed to creating a more inclusive picture of the histories of native groups.
On Thursday 12 October 2023 the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS) in the Netherlands and The Netherland-America Foundation (NAF) in New York will organize a free 1-hour webinar titled “From Slavery to Freedom in the American South and Dutch Caribbean,” with renowned historians Manisha Sinha (University of Connecticut) and Coen van Galen (Radboud University Nijmegen). To attend, please register via this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3gjOhpkKQS-4miiaPEO
The Southern Historical Association invites you to attend its Junior Scholars Workshop series. This is the third year of the program, which is designed to encourage advanced graduate students and recent graduates in the field of southern history by providing an opportunity for them to share their work with senior historians and receive constructive feedback. Attendees receive the pre-circulated paper about a week in advance. At the meeting, the presenter will briefly introduce their ideas, followed by two short comments by more senior scholars.
Thank you to everyone who messaged me about my post. We have found both a chair and two commentators for our proposed panel. I am incredibly grateful for the generosity and kindness of H-South scholars willing to share their time and expertise with myself and my panel members for next year's SHA annual meeting. We are excited to submit our proposal and hope we can share our research with you all next October.
I know this is very last minute considering the deadline is this Friday, but myself and two others have formed a panel that speaks to issues of slavery, space, and borders for the SHA 2024 Conference. However, we are still needing a chair and commentator. The panel consists of myself, a recent PhD graduate from the University of Arkansas, Greg Beaman (bio) from Georgetown, and Cassie Werking (bio) from the University of Kentucky.
If anyone is interested in our panel and in serving in one of these two capacities, I would love to hear from you. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My name is Joshua Morrow, and I am a History Instructor at Georgia College and State University. I am interested in putting together a panel for the Southern Historical Association 2024 Conference focusing on the Civil War and Memory broadly defined. This includes depictions of the Civil War in various forms of media and literature in the years following its conclusion, the Lost Cause, Textbooks, and Monuments.
My paper focuses on the role the United Daughters of the Confederacy played in shaping the memory of the Confederacy. It explores the confluence of factors that gave them
I'm a fifth-year PhD candidate at Princeton University. I'm hoping to put a panel together for SHA 2024 about punishment and incarceration in the Southwest. I'm hoping that the panel would be a space to discuss both southern and western traditions of punishment and where the Southwest fits into these discussions.
My paper looks at how Black and Indigenous people encountered and understood the Texas State Penitentiary (and the subsequent use of convict leasing) throughout the 1870s. It explores the role that the developing prison system had in these people's lives as it expanded