The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some JHistory list members.

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The following announcements from H-Net may be of interest to some JHistory list members. 

 

CFP: Centering Blackness in Fan Studies [announcement]

by Effie Sapuridis

This special issue centers Blackness in fandom studies. Fandom studies has gestured toward race generally, and Blackness in particular, from its alleged white center while always keeping race at its margin. It has largely co-opted the language of race, difference, and diversity from the margins and recentered it around white geeks and white women. Indeed, fandom studies has done lots of things—except deal with its race problem. But as Toni Morrison (1975) asserts, that is the work of racism: it keeps those at the margins busy, trying to prove that they deserve a seat at the center table.

 

Media and cultural life in German-occupied Western Europe (1940-1945) [announcement]

by Louis Fortemps

During the Second World War, Nazi Germany occupied the majority of Western Europe, but the mode of occupation differed substantially from place to place. Some areas were simply annexed to the Reich, while others were governed by German military authorities. Others still were administered by German and / or local civilian authorities.

 

Call for Papers: The Turbulent Twenties: A Centennial Exploration of America in a Changing World [announcement]

by Miriam Vivian

CALL for PAPERS for "The Turbulent Twenties: A Centennial Exploration of America in a Changing World," a conference at CSU Bakersfield on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022, sponsored by CSUB's Public History Institute, the Walter W. Stiern Library, and its Historical Research Center.

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Call for Applications: 6th Annual SHEAR Second-Book Writers’ Workshop [announcement]

by Aston Gonzalez

We are opening a second round of applications for the SHEAR (Society for Historians of the Early American Republic) Second-Book Writers’ Workshop to be held at SHEAR's Annual Meeting in New Orleans. We also will offer one online discussion panel for book proposals via Zoom. The workshop will run from 12:30-4:30pm on Thursday, July 21, 2022.

 

We invite applications for the following workshops:

  1. online session for book proposals
  2. in-person session for book proposals
  3. in-person session for book chapters

 

Extended Deadline- Update! French Women Shaping the Fantastic & the Quotidian in the US Film Industry [announcement]

by Elisabeth Christine Muelsch

 I am proposing the following panel for the PAMLA  2022 (Pacific and Ancient Modern Language Association) to be held in Los Angeles, California (UCLA Luskin Conference Center and Hotel, November 11-13, 2022.

Paper abstracts should be uploaded directly to the conference portal CFP page on or before July 10th, 2022.