Call for Nominees: Jon Gjerde Prize
Call for Nominees: Frederick Jackson Turner Award
Call for Nominees: Dorothy Schwieder Prize
The Midwestern History Association invites nominations for the Dorothy Schwieder Prize for the best article in Midwestern history published during the 2016 calendar year. The winner will be announced in spring 2017 at the annual meeting of the Midwestern History Association.
Call for Nominees: Alice Smith Prize
Call for Nominees: Hamlin Garland Prize
Visiting Humanities Scholar Program
Illinois College, Jacksonville Illinois
Please join us at noon on Thursday, November 17, when Professors Lena M. Hill and Michael D. Hill make a presentation, “Invisible Hawkeyes: African Americans at the University of Iowa during the Long Civil Rights” at the State Historical Society of Iowa, Centennial Building, 402 Iowa Avenue in Iowa City. The program is free and open to the public.
Posted by request of Jon Lauck
The Fall 2016 issue of The Annals of Iowa--a special issue on women in Iowa journalism--is now available.
A Midwest fall country school preservation will be held in the Scott County Conservation Park north of Eldridge, Iowa, on October 14-15. The conference is designed to help persons interested in preserving a country school (one- and two-room buildings) and developing program activities at those buildings. Researchers, authors, photographers, and those wishing to learn more the role these schools have played in Iowa’s history and culture are welcome to attend.