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Positions are open at H-CivWar

Many positions are open at H-Civwar:

  • Discussion editor
  • Book review editor
  • Board member

Would you like to help this group be more dynamic? Would you like to advance your career by listing editorial or board positions on your CV? If so please consider joining H-CivWar in one of these positions. For more information see:

https://networks.h-net.org/join-h-net 

Or write me directly:

harrisr@wpunj.edu 

Draper Workshop Series - THURSDAY

Please Join Us for the Draper Workshop Series for Spring 2018:

“History and The Law”

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

 

Join our panelists:

Deadline March 30: Virginia Tech Research Grants, Civil War Era

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and Virginia Tech’s Special Collections invite applications for the 2018-2019 Virginia Center for Civil War Studies Research Grants. Each grant recipient will visit Virginia Tech’s Special Collections in order to conduct research on some aspect of the American Civil War era. An honorarium of $100 per business day will be provided, up to a maximum of $1,000.

Union Army Data and the Historical Urban Ecological GIS Data Set

At the Southern Historical Association’s 2016 meeting, as I shambled by booksellers—sluggish from both a lack of coffee and a need for more coffee—I encountered a table about Union Army Data and the Historical Urban Ecological GIS Data Set. Though the website (http://uadata.org/) indicates that Robert W. Fogel initiated the project through a 1992 grant, it remained under my radar until the SHA meeting.  

So I must ask:

Has anyone done much work with this material? If not why?

Would anyone be interested in using the data?

Searching for a co-author

I am looking for a co-author for a book project I have been working on for several years: the topic is notions of evil (Satan, hell, devils) in various facets of the Civil War and Reconstruction. I have significant materials, and have published several essays on this topic, but I am hoping to create something new and vibrant. If you have interest in this topic and would consider working with me, please send me an email with your interest: eblum@mail.sdsu.edu

Edward J. Blum

Professor of history, San Diego State University

Call for Papers: 25th Annual British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) conference, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5-7 October 2018

The BrANCH committee is pleased to invite proposals for our 25th anniversary annual conference, to be held at Madingley Hall, Cambridge, 5th-7th October, 2018.

Virginia Tech Research Grant - Civil War era

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and Virginia Tech’s Special Collections invite applications for the 2018-2019 Virginia Center for Civil War Studies Research Grants. Each grant recipient will visit Virginia Tech’s Special Collections in order to conduct research on some aspect of the American Civil War era. An honorarium of $100 per business day will be provided, up to a maximum of $1,000. (Typical awards support research for 2-5 days.) Recipients may also have the opportunity to give an informal presentation on their projects during their visit.

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