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Historical Society of Southern California Annual Conference, January 21, 2017

The 2017 Conference on "World War II and the Homefront in Southern California" will be Saturday, January 21, 2017, at the University of La Verne. The conference will also include the presentation of the 2016 HSSC Awards.

The program will run from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm with a reception from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The awards ceremony will be held during lunch, from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. Program and pre-registration information available at http://thehssc.org/events/annual-conference/

University of Texas at El Paso Department of History wins Major Awards from the AHA and NEH

The Department of History 
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)

The Department of History at UTEP has been selected as the winner of the 2016 Equity Award, bestowed annually upon an institution that has demonstrated an exceptional record in the recruitment and retention of students and new faculty from racial and ethnic groups under-represented within the historical professions. Previous recipients of the institutional award are the Graduate School at Duke University, the University of California, Irvine; and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.  

CFP: Six-Shooter Presenters Wanted for WHA 2016 in St. Paul, MN

Are you experimenting with ways to use digital tools in your historical research? Do you teach western history with interactive digital media? Do you work in a museum, archive, or public agency that is curating digital archives or exhibits? If so, please consider sharing your ideas, successes, and challenges in a non-traditional session with WHA members who are keen to find out more about how to get started.

CFP- "Religion, Race and Racism"- Latina/o and Latin American Section - American Academy of Religion Western Region *DEADLINE EXTENDED*

University of The West-- Rosemead, California
March 10-12, 2017