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CFP: Washington Early American Seminar 2022-23

CFP: Washington Early American Seminar 2022-23

by Richard Bell

The Washington Area Early American Seminar, hosted by the University of Maryland, invites proposals from scholars wishing to present work in progress in the next academic year on any topic connected to Atlantic world or American history prior to 1865. We especially welcome proposals related to Black life in this period. Genuine work in progress is preferable to polished, already-accepted pieces.

 

Public Preliminary List of Submissions for Old Georgetown Board Meeting - June 2, 2022

Greetings: The public preliminary list of submissions in the Georgetown Historic District that may be considered at the next meeting of the Old Georgetown Board, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on June 2, 2022 may be found at the following web page: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097 .

National historic marker day - April 29, 2022

A new tradition - National historic marker day - April 29, 2022

https://www.wgpfoundation.org/national-historic-marker-day/

Washington lacks an official historic marker program such as London’s blue plaques. However plaques (often called tablets) have been placed in Washington since 1913:

Permanent Committee for Marking Points of Historic Interest

Preliminary List of Submissions for Old Georgetown Board - May 5, 2022

Greetings: The preliminary list of submissions in the Georgetown Historic District that may be considered at the next meeting of the Old Georgetown Board, U.S. Commission of Fine Arts on May 5, 2022 may be found at the following web page: http://planning.dc.gov/node/1127097 .

Washington City Paper ceases non-digital (paper) publication, May 2022

As of May 5, Washington City Paper will become a digital-first publication without a regular print edition. Unfortunately we will have a smaller staff, but we’ll continue to cover the critical political and cultural news of D.C.

https://washingtoncitypaper.com/article/552865/some-news-on-the-future-of-washington-city-paper/

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