Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018


Save the Date! Announcing the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018


This workshop will feature scholars of history and law, who will share their current research to demonstrate the value of interdisciplinary approaches to both areas of study. It will focus on how the law has helped construct and deconstruct notions of servitude, race, and citizenship in American history.


Thursday, April 19, 2018, 4:00-6:00 pm

University of Connecticut, Storrs

Gentry 131

Reception to follow


Our panel will speak on the following topics:

CFS: History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award

Call for Submissions:

History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award


This award recognizes the most outstanding book on the history of education published during the previous year. This includes work on schooling as well as educational institutions and processes more broadly, concerning the U.S. and/or other locations. Only books copyrighted in 2017 are eligible for consideration for the 2018 prize. 


Criteria used to evaluate the books include:

CFP: New England American Studies Associaton

We are extending the call for papers for the New England American Studies Association conference until March 4. While the theme of the conference is immigration, we will accept submissions about other American Studies topics as well!

Here is the link to the CFP:  https://newenglandasa.wordpress.com/annual-conference/

Bavarian American Academy Summer School in Miami, June 2-10


The Bavarian American Academy in Munich
invites applications for its

10th International Summer Academy

for Doctoral Students and Junior Faculty in American Studies on

“Questions of the Archive”

June 2-10, 2018, in Miami, Florida

in cooperation with Florida International University and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg

Mar. 6 Boston Seminar: Environmental History & the Study of Early America

The Boston-Area Early American History Seminar & Boston Environmental History Seminar at the Massachusetts Historical Society
Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 5:15 PM

Christopher Pastore, State University of New York at Albany; Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut at Storrs; Conevery Valencius, Boston College
Panel Discussion: Common Spaces: Environmental History and the Study of Early America
Moderator: Matthew McKenzie, University of Connecticut at Avery Point


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