Lectures, Seminars, and Workshops

This page will dynamically gather announcements for Lectures, Seminars, Workshops, Roundtables, Symposia, Summer Programs, and Conference Announcements that have been posted to H-SAWH.  As new networks move into the Commons, the page will expand its criteria to bring related announcements into the collection.

Title Keywords Post date
Conference Announcement: Canadian Holocaust Literature: Charting the Field Jewish History / Studies, Jewish Studies, Jewish literature, Holocaust / Genocide / Memory Studies, Holocaust Studies, Holocaust, Canada 10/11/2018 - 7:12am
CFP: Jewish Literatures and Cultures in Southeastern Europe, Experiences, Positions, Memory, Graz, September 2019 southwestern Europe, CFP (Conference), Jewish literature, Jewish Culture and History 10/11/2018 - 7:09am
Symposium: Poland under German Occupation 1939-1945, Vermont, 21 October 2018. symposium, Poland under occupation 1939-45 10/11/2018 - 7:01am
"The Albukhary Foundation gallery of the Islamic World: New Perspectives" York Islamic Art Circle Islamic art and material culture, Islamic art and architecture, museum studies 10/11/2018 - 5:08am
CFP- 3rd Annual History Research Symposium (HRS) at Tuskegee University CFP, CFP (Conference), African American history, Women's and Gender History/Studies, African American studies, African American History / Studies, WWI, Tuskegee 10/10/2018 - 9:29pm
New England Travels American History / Studies, Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art, New England Travels, United States history, Martha J. McNamara, Barbara Mathews, symposium, CFP, call for papers 10/10/2018 - 7:53pm
CfP: Deadline Approaching, Int'l Conference of Europeanists, Tuesday Oct 16 CFP (Conference), Europe, Tyler Green, Atlantic History/Studies 10/10/2018 - 7:39pm
Mapping Early Washington With Don Alexander Hawkins October 23, 2018 Peter Charles L'Enfant, Early Washington DC history, Washington DC cartography 10/10/2018 - 5:51pm
Equine History 2018: Conference Registration Open horse history, horse racing, Sports History, art history and material culture 10/10/2018 - 3:08pm
Oct. 30 Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture African American History / Studies, Labor History / Studies 10/10/2018 - 2:46pm


All Content related to Gender, History, or the U.S. South

TOC Alert: Historical Reflections (Vol. 44, Issue 1: History, Violence, and Stephen Pinker)

This issue of Historical Reflections marks the last under the editorship of senior editor Linda E. Mitchell. In it, Steven Pinker’s book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, is evaluated by the standards of professional historical scholarship.

New Issue TOC: French Politics, Culture & Society (Vol. 8, Issue 2)

The articles in this issue of French Politics, Culture & Society range from social distances and class hierarchies during the First World War to an examination of how “memory activists”—and particularly new anti-racist groups—mobilized the memory of slavery to address issues of community identity and resistance within the context of twenty-first-century republican

Reply: Seeking Film/Movie/Documentary Suggestions on Pre-Apartheid History in South Africa

Sadly, many of the films you find that cover this period are going to be from either white perspectives, or problematic from a racial sense.
The first that comes to mind are the multiple biopics about Cecil Rhodes, including "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) and the horrendously epic BBC mini series "Rhodes: The Life and Legend of Cecil Rhodes" (1996).

Re: Research Query: Insanity and gender in modern Jewish fiction

Regarding "insanity and gender" in modern Jewish fiction:
See the character of Miriam Devorah in S.Y. Agnon's "The Hazzanim" in "A City in Its Fullness," ed. Mintz and Saks (Toby Press), pp 78-97 (in Hebrew in his "Ir uMeloah"). See also the articles by Mintz, Arbell, and Katzman:
and the chapter by Alan Mintz in his "Ancestral Tales" (SUP).

Jeffrey Saks
Director of Research, Agnon House