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Charles Redd Center/Western Literature Assocation K-12 Teaching Prize; Deadline 6/1/2016

Please encourage your K-12 colleagues to apply for the Redd Center/WLA Teaching Western American Literature K-12 Educator Prize. The purpose of the prize is to recognize creative and innovative approaches to teaching and to enhance discussions of pedagogy at the WLA conference. Two K-12 educators will receive stipends to attend the WLA conference in Big Sky, Montana this September and to be part of a K-12 pedagogy panel on Saturday, September 24.

CFP: Traditions in Transition: Change and Material Culture in 19th-Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest

The 2017 David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience:

Traditions in Transition: Change and Material Culture in 19th-Century Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest
February 24–26, 2017
Presented by Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, a division of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Historical Society of Southern California 2016 Conference "Journalism in Southern California" Program and Registration Now Available

The Historical Society of Southern California will host its annual conference at Occidental College on Saturday, April 16, 2016. The theme is “Journalism in Southern California.” The conference program and pre-registration information is now available at: http://thehssc.org/events/annual-conference/

Speakers included:
-Bill Boyarsky, Los Angeles Times writer, columnist, and author.

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