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Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas, Friday, March 9, 2018

The March seminar will focus on 19th and 20th century Urban Protestantism. Barbara Dobschuetz's paper, Fundamentalism and American Urban Culture; Community and Religious Identity in Paul Rader's Chicago, 1915-1937  examines fundamentalism and use of new technology in preaching the gospel. Andrew MacDonald's presentation, In the Evangelical Sense: The Swing Trial and Late Nineteenth Century Urban Protestantism focuses on the impact of David Swing's 1874 trial.

Southern Historian (graduate journal) 2019 CFP open

The Southern Historian is seeking original scholarly work by graduate students focusing on the history and culture of the American South for its 2019 issue. The deadline for article manuscript submissions for the 2019 issue is August 15, 2018; early submissions are, however, strongly encouraged. We are also seeking book reviewers as well as submissions in a number of other categories, including historiographical essays.

CFP: U.S. Catholic Historian -- Immigration after 1880

U.S. Catholic Historian

Future Issue:  

The New Immigrants: Catholic Arrivals after 1880

For thirty-five years the U.S. Catholic Historian has published theme-based issues relevant to the history of American Catholicism.  An upcoming issue will address the theme of Catholic immigration from 1880 to the present. Contributions could include, but are not limited to, studies of the following:

Childhood-Related Source Materials: Library Building Project

*apologies for cross-posting 

Hello,

I am looking for primary source materials related to childhood studies in order to build a resource library for graduate students and instructors.

My name is Emily Slomski. I am a second year graduate student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln under the advisement of Dr. Will Thomas.

Journal of Civil and Human Rights 3:2 now available

Issue 3:2 (Fall/Winter 2017) of the Journal of Civil and Human Rights, published by the University of Illinois Press, is now available.

Research-Based Articles

"Organize the People": The 1975 City Council Races in Multiracial Chicago by Gordon K. Mantler

 

The Black Peoples Unity Movement and Friends: The Brief Emergence of an Interracial Black Power Movement in Camden, New Jersey, 1968 by Laurie Lahey

 

The "Jewish Question" in the Black Mind: The Image of World Jewry in African American Socialism by Clayton Vaughn-Roberson

 

Deadline Approaching: New England Regional Consortium Fellowships

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019.

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