CFP: Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Vancouver, October 22-25, 2015

The Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC) is now accepting proposals for individual presentation proposals and complete panels for its 2014 annual conference, to be held 22-25 October 2015 at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 

Boston Seminar: Social and Economic Geographies in New York City, 1783-1830

Boston Immigration and Urban History Seminar, Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 5:15 PM

Steven Carl Smith, Providence College

“I Had Ample Opportunity to Notice the City as It Then Was”: Social and Economic Geographies in New York City, 1783–1830

Comment: Joshua Greenberg, Bridgewater State University

New Films on African-American Studies for Black History Month

Hi All,

I am attaching some information about two new films from Women Make Movies that might be of interest to you:

In honor of Black History Month, Women Make Movies is thrilled to announce the release of REFLECTIONS UNHEARD: Black Women in Civil Rights (http://bit.ly/reflectionsunheard) and LIVING THINKERS: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower (http://bit.ly/livingthinkers).

CFP: Anthology "Gendering the Trans-Pacific World"

Call for Papers

Anthology: Gendering the Trans-Pacific World

Editors:  Catherine Ceniza Choy (University of California, Berkeley) and Judy Tzu-Chun Wu (University of California, Irvine)

Choy and Wu, editors of a new book series with Brill, are inviting submissions for an inaugural anthology on the topic of “Gendering the Trans-Pacific World.”   The new book series and proposed anthology seek to make two important intellectual interventions. 

CFP: American Quarterly Special Issue on Tourism and Militarism

Call for Papers: Special Issues

American Quarterly publishes one special issue per year each September.  Special issues are edited by the guest editors in collaboration with the AQ editors and the AQ Managing Board. They are comprised of a combination of essays that are solicited by the editors and essays that are submitted to a call for papers.

Call for Papers: The New Wave of Russian-Jewish-American Culture

A Special Edition of East European Jewish Affairs

Edited by Anna Katsnelson and David Shneer

The most recent wave of Russian-speaking Jewish immigration to North America (1970s-1990s) incubated a rich panoply of talented artists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers; all of whom conveyed cultural capital from the Soviet Union to the West.

Seminar on Archival and Historical Research at the Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History's Seminar on Archival and Historical Research is a four-day program May 18-21, 2015 for rising college seniors, MA students and first- and second-year doctoral students to learn the skills of conducting archival research at one of the premier research libraries in the United States. The seminar’s focus is on learning a variety of tools for accessing information and incorporating archival and library research into specific projects.


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