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NEH Summer Institute; America's Reconstruction

NEH summer institute "America's Reconstruction: The Untold Story," call for participants

    Location: South Carolina

    Date: 2015-03-02

    Description: Dear Colleagues,I invite you to submit an application

       to participate in the summer institute, America's

       Reconstruction: The Untold Story, for K-12 teachers. Supported

       by the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted by the

       University of South Carolina in partnership with the City of

       Beaufort, th ...

Oral History Critiques

I am looking for volunteer oral history experts to critique the oral histories Weatherford Public Library is collecting for its Preserving and Expanding Access to Culture and History (PEACH) project. None of the project staff have any formal training in oral history collection, and are learning through experience and whatever random training sessions we can find. It costs considerable time and resources to collect and process a single oral history, and each one is unique and irreplaceable, so I want our collection and interviewing techniques to be of the highest quality.

CFP: Stand your Ground

 Title: Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and
       Executions - CFP for Edited Collection
    Date: 2015-04-01
    Description: Stand Your Ground: Incarcerations, Lynchings, and
       ExecutionsWith 5% of the worlds population, the U.S. comprises
       25% of the worlds prison population, or 724 prisoners per
       100,000 people (Pleases, Vicky, BBC News, March 8, 2013); it is
       not surprising, therefore, that many American Studies scholars
       se ...

CFP: The Digital Arts and Humanities

  Title: Call for Papers The Digital Arts and Humanities:
       Neogeography, Social Media and Big Data Integrations and
       Applications (Springer Press) Editors Charles Travis
       (ctravis@tcd.ie) and Alexander von Lünen (avl1@gmx.de)
    Date: 2015-04-01
    Description: Call for PapersThe Digital Arts and Humanities:
       Neogeography, Social Media and Big Data Integrations and
       Applications (Springer Press)Editors: Charles Travis

CFP: Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patron

 Title: Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons
    Date: 2015-03-25
    Description: Book Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Editor: Carol
       Smallwood, Library Services for Multicultural Patrons:
       Strategies to Encourage Library Use Rowman & Littlefield, 2013
       Chapters sought from U.S. and Canadian practicing academic,
       public, school, special librarians, LIS faculty, and other
       professional ...
    Contact: smallwood@tm.net

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