CFP: History of Disaster, March 2018 Process Blog

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Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 31, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health

Process—the blog of the Organization of American Historians, The Journal of American History, and The American Historian—invites proposals and submissions for a series of upcoming posts about the history of disasters. This series will be open to a variety of topics, such as the history of floods, fires, earthquakes, hurricanes, volcanoes, tornados, blizzards, and other natural disasters; the history of nuclear accidents, ship wrecks, oil spills, blackouts, and other man-made disasters; disaster relief and other disaster-focused interventions; how race, class, gender, and/or sexuality intersect with disasters; and other topics attending to the historical implications of various disasters. We accept pitches from anyone actively engaged in the practice of U.S. history, including researchers, teachers, graduate students, archivists, curators, public historians, digital scholars, and others. For more information about Process, please visit our website. Materials may be sent to blog@oah.org. Please circulate this announcement.

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