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CFP: Washington Early American Seminar 2022-23

The Washington Area Early American Seminar, hosted by the University of Maryland, invites proposals from scholars wishing to present work in progress in the next academic year on any topic connected to Atlantic world or American history prior to 1865. We especially welcome proposals related to Black life in this period.

Question about land purchases by freedmen

I'm researching a Black man in Franklin County, North Carolina, who at his death in 1899 owned a farm, according to court records that settled his estate a couple of years later. However, the farm was not formally deeded to him during his lifetime. In 1900, his heirs received the deed to the property, upon paying several hundred dollars. I am guessing that this was a final installment payment on a contract that the man had negotiated with the sellers some years earlier.

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DEADLINE APPROACHING CFP Objects Pathways Afterlives Huntington and Graduate Attendee Grants

 

A reminder that the May 15 deadline is approaching to submit paper proposals for an upcoming symposium as well as applications for Graduate Student Attendee Travel Grants. 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS:  Objects, Pathways, and Afterlives: Tracing Material Cultures in Early America 

April 20-22, 2023

The Huntington, San Marino, California

Co-convened by Christine DeLucia, Tiya Miles, Scott Manning Stevens, Jennifer Van Horn 

 

CFP special issue 'Tropical Materialisms: poetics, possibilities, practices

Special Issue Theme: Tropical Materialisms: poetics, possibilities, practices

Tropical Materialisms concur on at least three things: humans are always entangled with non-human/material agents; such entanglement is necessary for any creative act to take place; and these same entanglements allow us to interrogate and re-evaluate preconceived notions about the world - from built and natural environments to the fabric of time-and-space.[i] 

Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professor, U.S. History

Dear Subscribers, 

Some of you will take interest in the following job posting from the H-Net Job Guide, which has the complete information: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=63233

Kind Regards, 

David Prior

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Job Title:

Assistant Teaching Professor, U.S. History

 

Job ID:

606178

 

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