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CFP: Making Motherhood Visible

   Title: Making Motherhood Visible; (re)writing narratives of

      contemporary mothers

   Location: New York

   Date: 2013-11-15

   Description: Making Motherhood Visible; (re)writing narratives of

      contemporary mothers conference at Museum of Motherhood, New

      York City, NY CALL FOR PAPERS March 6-8th, 2014 Keynote

      Speaker: Andrea OReilly Deadline for Submissions: November 15,

      2013 Drawing on Andrea OReillys and Barbara Katz Rothmans

      notions o ...

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grant

Title: Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grant

       Program

    Location: New Jersey

    Date: 2014-01-15

    Description: Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University

       Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote

       scholarly use of the librarys research collections. Up to

       $3,500 is available per award.Applications will be considered

       for scholarly use of archives, manuscripts, rare books, and

       other rar ...

New research library at the Kentucky Derby Museum

    Title: New research library opens at the Kentucky Derby Museum

    Description: The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, Kentucky,

       announces the opening of its Colonel Clark Library. With

       collections dating back to the mid-19th century, the Colonel

       Clark Library is an outstanding resource for historians,

       especially those interested in business, sporting and local

       history. The c ...

    Contact: cgoodlett@derbymuseum.org

Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

    Title: Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize

    Date: 2013-11-01

    Description: The Prize consists of an annual award of $50,000,

       plus a bronze St. Gaudens bust of Lincoln. The Prize is given

       for the finest scholarly work on the era of the American Civil

       War. Preference will be given to work on Lincoln, the Civil War

       soldier, and work that addresses the literate general public.

       ...

    Contact: dbrennan@gettysburg.edu

Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, 2014-2015 Visiting Fellowship

    Title: Vanderbilt University, Robert Penn Warren Center for the

       Humanities, 2014-2015 Visiting Fellowship

    Location: Tennessee

    Date: 2014-01-15

    Description: One year residential research fellowship for a

       scholar interested in participating in a broadly

       interdisciplinary seminar entitled "Public Scholarship in the

       Humanities." The fellowship pays a stipend of up to $50,000.

       The seminar is co-directed by Joel Harrington (History) and

       Holly Tucker (French  ...

The Equal Rights Amendment in the 21st Century conference

    Title: Registration: The Equal Rights Amendment in the 21st

       Century conference

    Location: Rhode Island

    Date: 2013-11-15

    Description: Dear Colleagues, On November 15-16, Roger Williams

       University (Bristol, RI) will host a conference on "The Equal

       Rights Amendment in the 21st Century." The conference program

       has turned out to be absolutely amazing. We have presenters

       coming to the conference from from Germany, Israel, Canada, and

       a ...

Currents of the Black Atlantic

    Title: CFP: Currents of the Black Atlantic -  2014 ESA Conference,

       The Graduate Center, CUNY

    Location: New York

    Date: 2013-12-01

    Description: Two decades since its publication, Paul Gilroys The

       Black Atlantic (1993) united conversations about race,

       diaspora, modernity, and slavery within the Atlantic world. As

       its point of departure, the conference theme takes after

       Gilroys ethos of looking outside of established racial and

       nationalist ca ...

Reconsidering "Roots"

    Title: Call for Abstracts: Scholarly Essay Collection on the TV

       Mini-Series Roots

    Date: 2013-11-15

    Description: Reconsidering Roots: Observations on the 40th

       Anniversary of the TV Mini-Series that Changed the Way We

       Understood American Slavery When the television series Roots

       premiered in 1977, Americans across the United States tuned in

       to watch the story of an enslaved African American familys

       continuing qu ...

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