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Call for Proposals: Women's Suffrage and the Media, A special issue of American Journalism

American Journalism: A Journal of Media History announces a call for proposals for a special issue to be published in April 2019 to commemorate the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that granted the women of all states the right to vote. We seek original historical research on the role of media in and about the suffrage movement, work that illuminates lasting cultural, political, economic, ideological, and social problems.

Call for American Journalism's 2017 Rising Scholar Award

American Journalism, the flagship journal of the American Journalism Historians Association, seeks applications for its Rising Scholar Award. The application deadline is Thursday, June 1, 2017.

The award provides research assistance of up to $2,000 for a junior, untenured faculty member or a media professional who has transitioned within the last four years to full-time work in the academy. The proposed research project must be related to media history, and all methodological approaches are welcomed.

CFP: '"Fake News!": An Historical Perspective', NPHFI 2017, Newcastle, UK, 10-11 November

The CFP below for the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland's (NPHFI) tenth annual conference to be held at Newcastle University, UK, on 10-11 November might be of interest to JHistory members.

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‘Fake News!’: An Historical Perspective

NPHFI Tenth Annual Conference, Newcastle University, UK, 10-11 November 2017

RARE FILM FOOTAGE DIGITISED FROM THE BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE NATIONAL ARCHIVE

SOCIALISM ON FILM: “SEE THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD”

View the world through a communist lens – rare film footage from the twentieth century forms a new unrivalled collection enabling comparative global research: Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda.

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