The Washington Early American Seminar schedule for 2015-16 is as follows:
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Historians attending the 2015 Southern Historical Association’s Annual Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas will have the opportunity to participate in the SAWH Mentoring Committee’s inaugural coffee-circle meetings.
The SAWH is facilitating informal meetings at the annual SHA conference among scholars conducting research in common areas (for example: Women in the American Revolution, slave hiring, the Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi, Whig politics in the antebellum south, women’s property law, etc).
Save the date: Our next meeting of the Kentucky Early American Seminar will take place on Friday, September 25th, from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the Kentucky Historical Society. Details on Dr. Kristofer Ray’s paper are below.
Kentucky Early American Seminar, Sept. 25
TOC: Journal of Civil and Human Rights 1:1 (Spring/Summer 2015)
Published by University of Illinois Press
Michael Ezra, "Editor's Note"
Nico Slate, "From Colored Cosmopolitanism to Human Rights: A Historical Overview of the Transnational Black Freedom Struggle"
Stefan M. Bradley, "Black Power and the Big Green: Dartmouth College and the Black Freedom Movement, 1945-75"
Susan Gluck Mezey, "Decisions in Search of a Doctrine: Marriage Equality in the Lower Federal Courts"
The Colored Conventions Project Launches a Crowd-sourcing Initiative
Gainesville, FL—The University of Florida’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) is now accepting applications for the Julian Pleasants Visiting Scholar Award, open to individuals wishing to conduct research using the resources of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program or Special Collections at the George A. Smathers Libraries. See below for application procedures.
To support the study of southern history and promote the use of the collections housed at the University of Alabama, the Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South and the University of Alabama Libraries will offer a total of eight fellowships in the amount of $500 each for researchers whose projects entail work to be conducted in southern history or southern studies at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library (http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/), the A.S.
Please join the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies for a conference on Citizenship in the Era of the Civil War. Professors Laura Edwards and Steven Hahn will deliver keynote lectures, and more than 20 other presenters from across the United States and Europe will explore the many ways in which the Civil War era transformed the ideas and practices of citizenship.
I've created a web resource that should be of interest to other scholars of the American South.