MA Program in Transnational American Studies -- AUB -- April 1 Deadline

The Center for American Studies and Research at the American Univeristy of Beirut is still accepting applications for its MA program in Transnational Ameircan Studies.  In addition to three required courses in transnational American studies, US/Middle East relations, and theories and methods, students are able to take electives across the University as part of their program of study.  The MA concludes with a final project.  Funding is available on a competitive and limited basis.

Conference Panel for 99th ASALH Convention on origins of the Civil Rights Movement

I have a paper discussing the role of CORE in the origins of the Civil Rights Movement and would like to propose a panel of papers around the same topic: the origins of the Civil Rights Movement.

Send me your paper title and a 200-350 word abstract for consideration for my panel.

Here is the link for the CFP:


While individual papers can be accepted, ASALH prefers full panels.

Registration Open: Twelfth Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars


Consuming Objects:  Negotiating Relationships with the Material World
12th Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars
University of Delaware and Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
April 11 & 12, 2014

Keynote Speaker: Wendy A. Woloson, Assistant Professor of Digital and
Public History at Rutgers University-Camden

The 12th Annual Material Culture Symposium begins Friday evening, April
11, at the University of Delaware with a roundtable discussion. Wendy

Infrastructures of Creativity: a conference on institutions and innovation in the 18th & 21st centuries — April 10-11, 2014, Chicago

The Benjamin Franklin Projectat the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, invite you to an interdisciplinary conference on innovation on April 10th and 11th at IIT’s historic Mies Van der Rohe campus in Chicago, IL, USA.

The Atlantic Enlightenment of the eighteenth century ushered in an era of unprecedented innovation and creativity, as well as new types of institutional infrastructures that fostered and informed these creative processes.

Call for Submissions Journal of Video Ethnography

Call for Submissions Journal of Video Ethnography

The newly launched Journal of Video Ethnography (JVE) is the first ever peer-reviewed journal of ethnographic films and videos. JVE aims to advance the social scientific use of video/film as a method for exploring human society, systems, and cultures and as a medium for presenting the findings of those explorations.

Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014-2015 @ Carnegie Mellon University

***A.W. Mellon Sawyer Seminar Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014-2015/Carnegie Mellon University***


The Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a scholar in the humanities and/or social sciences doing history-related research for its Sawyer Seminar, "The Ghetto: Concept, Conditions, and Connections in Transnational Historical Perspective, from the 11th Century to the Present."  


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