The Pinckney Statesmen Papers is delighted to announce the publication of Volume 1 of The Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen Digital Edition.
H-South is H-Net's Network on the study of the Culture and History of the Southern U.S.
Below you will find current Discussions and Announcements. Over on the right you will find CFP's for Southern Studies.
H-South is currently seeking new editors, bloggers, and contributors. Please see our announcement for more information.
The November 2016 issue of the Journal of Southern History, which contains four articles, has been mailed to subscribers. We are pleased to announce that this issue, the final of Volume 82, is also available via Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/35217
The Lizardi Brothers: A Mexican Family Business and the Expansion of New Orleans, 1825–1846
By Linda K. Salvucci and Richard J. Salvucci
The Old South Confronts the Dilemma of David Livingstone
By Daniel Kilbride
Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage, Vol. 5, Issue 3 (Nov. 2016) now available
Our November 2016 issue of the Journal of African Diaspora Archaeology and Heritage is available online.
Table of Contents
Contextualizing Canines, a Dog Burial, and Enslaved Life on a Virginia Plantation
Matthew C. Greer
The British Association for American Studies is pleased to announce the second Adam Matthew Digital essay prize consisting of £500 plus one-year’s access to one Adam Matthew Digital archival collection chosen by the author. Prize-winning essays will be offered publication in US Studies Online: the Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Network and Blog.
Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Please contact Symposium Director David B. Sachsman: (423) 425-4219, email@example.com, www.utc.edu/west-chair-communication/symposium/index.php
Thursday, November 10: The Read House
I am delighted to announce the impending publication of my book, Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era. Readers of this network might be particularly interested in how my book treats the transatlantic connections of the early Southern middle class. More information can be found here: http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/charleston_and_emergence/.
The Southern Oral History Program at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill produces a monthly podcast, co-hosted by Acting Director Rachel F. Seidman and graduate students in the program. Recent episodes have covered feminism in the South, LGBTQ activism in the South, and segregation in the rural south. This month's episode, produced and co-hosted by graduate student Carol Prince, looks at oral history as a tool for movement building. Each month we discuss the technical, pedagogical, ethical, and methodological challenges of learning history by talking to those who lived it.
The editors of Southern Jewish History, the annual peer-reviewed journal of the Southern Jewish Historical Society, announce publication of Volume 19. The journal has been published each fall since 1998.
The new volume’s contents include the following articles and features:
Barry L. Stiefel: “In the Board We Trust: Jewish Communal Arbitration Cases in Antebellum Charleston, South Carolina”
The Summer/Fall 2016 special issue of the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, “Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West,” guest edited by Kevin Barksdale, is now available on Project MUSE: https://muse.jhu.edu/issue/34250
Table of Contents:
Introduction: Kentucky and the Struggle for the Early American West
By Kevin T. Barksdale
“They Steal Our Deer and Land”: Contested Hunting Grounds in the Trans-Appalachian West