H-Announce - Many Opportunities to promote Pennsylvania Edu. and History

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The scope of the list for the past couple of days is broad. There are some incredible options for our cohorts on H-Pennsylvania.

The majority of posts are CFPs for conferences and journals. Please visit the sites as some are within Pennsylvania borders and easy to travel to. At least one international conference is offering presentations via Skype!

We wish you the best in this new Academic year. Be sure to forward the lists to students that may benefit from some of these conferences.

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Table of Contents

  1. POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION CFP [announcement]
  2. The Birth of Hip Hip, 1970-1985 Call for Author: 50 Events that Shaped African American History [announcement]
  3. CFP Radio & Audio Media, PCA/ACA conference March 2018 [announcement]
  4. Black Womanhood in Popular Culture [announcement]
  5. Call for Nominations: Society for History in the Federal Government 2018 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation Project) [announcement]
  6. George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award [announcement]
  7. Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Submissions [announcement]
  8. DIGITIAL DIRECTIONS cultural leaders gather to discuss the future of digital archiving [announcement]
  9. Call for Papers (Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850) [announcement]
  10. In-Conversation: Behind the Career Curtain [announcement]
  11. CFP, "Born free and equal. The Political Philosophy of John Locke", Third Conference on Contractualism of the Societas et Ius Foundation, Poland, 18-19 September 2017[announcement]
  12. history of medicine and science dissertations [announcement]
  13. ACADEMICA PRESS: CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS [announcement]
  14. Digital America Issue no. 10 | Now Accepting Submissions [announcement]
  15. Call for papers  Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS) [announcement]
  16. CFP: Political Parties and Interest Groups in American History [announcement]
  17. Call for thematic issue – HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology[announcement]
  18. 10th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: "Intertwined Worlds" [announcement]
  19. Register for "The Course of Empires: American-Italian Cultural Relations, 1770–1980" conference, Oct 19-20, 2017 [announcement]
  20. Situating Adventist History [announcement]
  21. Culture, Transport, Global Warming [announcement]
  22. Creativity and Personal Growth for Librarians [announcement]
  23. Social Justice and Activism in Libraries, Moving Beyond Diversity to Action[announcement]
  24. Reminder CfP: NeMLA (April 2018) Creating a Space for Critical Fashion and Critical Luxury Studies [announcement]
  25. CfP: Political Discourse - Multidisciplinary Approaches #2: New discourses of populism and nationalism -21-22 June 2018, Edinburgh Napier University[announcement]
  26. Voting: A History [announcement]
  27. CFP - The Sixties, PCA/ACA 2018 conference [announcement]

1. POPULAR CULTURE ASSOCIATION MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION CFP [announcement]

by Eric Greene

Indianapolis, Indiana

2018 March 28th-31st

The Mental Health area enthusiastically welcomes all interested persons to present on topics which include popular culture and mental health/illness. Previous papers have addressed: literature, film, music, politics, religion, psychological theory, research and more.

In short, the division concerns itself with the ways in which popular culture both reflects and shapes the nature of our psychology.

 

2. The Birth of Hip Hip, 1970-1985 Call for Author: 50 Events that Shaped African American History [announcement]

by Jamie Wilson

ABC-CLIO, the leading publisher of academic reference works, is developing 50 Events that Shaped African American History to be published in 2019.  The two-volume encyclopedia will help readers understand the significance of the African American experience through "50 Key Events" that helped shape the United States. Critical moments in black social, cultural, economic, and political history will be organized chronologically with useful timelines, contextual backgrounds, and interesting sidebars highlighting important participants and places, among other features.

 

3. CFP Radio & Audio Media, PCA/ACA conference March 2018 [announcement]

by Matthew Killmeier

CALL FOR PAPERS

POPULAR CULTURE AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

MARCH 27-31, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

RADIO AND AUDIO MEDIA AREA

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION:  OCTOBER 1, 2017

               Read more

 

4. Black Womanhood in Popular Culture [announcement]

by Izabella Penier

Open Cultural Studies

Peer-Reviewed Journal by De Gruyter Open

CFP: Black Womanhood in Popular Culture

Editors: Dr Katharina Gerund (Erlangen/Nürnberg); Dr Stefanie Schäfer (Jena) 

 

5. Call for Nominations: Society for History in the Federal Government 2018 John Wesley Powell Prize (Historic Preservation Project) [announcement]

by Virginia Parks

The Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) is seeking nominations for the Powell Prize, which commemorates the explorer and federal administrator whose work demonstrated early recognition of the importance of historic preservation and historical display.

 

6. George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award [announcement]

by Julia Rose Kraut

 The Immigration and Ethnic History Society announces competition for the 2018 George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award. It invites applications from any Ph.D. candidate who will have completed qualifying exams by 2017, and whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history. The award provides two grants of $1000 each for expenses to be incurred in researching the dissertation.

 

7. Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Submissions [announcement]

by Diane Brennan

The Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize is awarded annually for the finest scholarly work in English on Abraham Lincoln, the American Civil War soldier, or a subject relating to their era.

The $50,000 prize was co-founded and endowed by businessmen and philanthropists Richard Gilder and Lewis Lehrman, principals of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York and co-creators of the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the largest private archives of documents and artifacts in the nation.

 

8. DIGITIAL DIRECTIONS cultural leaders gather to discuss the future of digital archiving [announcement]

by Louise Sheedy

Who is using the world's digital cultural collections, and how can we improve their experience? This is one of the questions that leading Australian and international cultural institutions will discuss at the 2017 Digital Directions conference in Canberra, on Thursday 19 October.

For the third consecutive year, Digital Directions will bring together thought leaders, policy makers and key players in the GLAM (gallery, library, archive, museum) sector to work through the big picture issues surrounding the digitisation of cultural collections.

 

9. Call for Papers (Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850) [announcement]

by Wayne Hanley

Call for Papers

On 22-24 February 2018, West Chester University will be hosting the annual conference of the Consortium on the Revolutionary Era, 1750-1850 in Philadelphia (at the Waterfront Hilton). This is an interdisciplinary conference that “focuses” broadly on just about any topic imaginable during the period 1750-1850, and while it’s broadly an Atlantic world focus, we have had paper dealing beyond the global world. This conference regularly welcomes academic papers from professors, independent scholars and graduate students (and even the occasional truly exceptional undergraduate student) from such disciplines as history, literature, philosophy, art history, music history, languages, etc.

 

10. In-Conversation: Behind the Career Curtain [announcement]

by Hannah Teskey

Join the Association for Art Museum Curators Foundation for the next in our In-Conversation series, to be held in ChicagoThe program, Behind the Career Curtainwill address the various approaches and strategies art professionals have taken in creating, maintaining, and achieving a rewarding career in the visual arts world.

 

11. CFP, "Born free and equal. The Political Philosophy of John Locke", Third Conference on Contractualism of the Societas et Ius Foundation, Poland, 18-19 September 2017[announcement]

by Lukasz Swiecicki

A conference on "Political Philosophy of John Locke" will take place in Bierzglowski Castle, Torun (Poland) from September 18 to September 19, 2017. Due to an approaching date of the event the conference welcomes only Skype presentations. 

 

12. history of medicine and science dissertations [announcement]

by Jonathon Erlen

August 30, 2017

Colleagues:

You can view the latest batch of recent doctoral dissertations harvested from the issues 77-11 A and B of Dissertation Abstracts that pertain to the broad scope of the history of medicine and science at the following URL: 

http://www.hsls.pitt.edu/histmed/dissertations

 

13. ACADEMICA PRESS: CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS [announcement]

by Christopher Johnson

Academica Press, a leading independent scholarly publisher, cordially invites manuscripts from dynamic scholars at all levels seeking to publish new work that challenges traditional disciplinary boundaries and revisits conventional topics. New publications will ideally be devoted to under-explored issues in the humanities and social sciences and are welcome to make imaginative uses of theory and method.

 

14. Digital America Issue no. 10 | Now Accepting Submissions [announcement]

by Meghan Rosatelli

Digital America is now accepting submissions for Issue No. 10. We are an online journal that focuses on digital art and culture with an eye towards impactful perspectives in the digital age, as well as analyzing what it means to live in our current political climate. We are looking for critical essays, film, artwork, design, and reviews that question, analyze, and/or hack the tools of digital culture. We are also interested in work that explores how new behaviors and global networks of power and influence are examining what it means to be American.

 

15. Call for papers  Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS) [announcement]

by Nikita Goel

Language, Literature, and Interdisciplinary Studies (LLIDS), an open access academic journal, invites original and unpublished research papers from various interrelated disciplines including, but not limited to, philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, literature, sociology, and economics.

 

16. CFP: Political Parties and Interest Groups in American History [announcement]

by Brian Harward

We are looking for contributing authors for our three-volume encyclopedia, Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Organizations that Shaped America: An Encyclopedia and Document Collection to be published by ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Press. The series traces the history of parties and groups from the Founding Era through the Civil War, through the Post-War Era, to the present. Publication is set for fall 2018. 

Essays are typically 1500 words and will be compensated by the publisher at $25.00 per essay. Entries that remain unclaimed are listed below.

 

17. Call for thematic issue – HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology [announcement]

by M. Luísa Sousa

Dear colleagues,

The editors of HoST - Journal of History of Science and Technology are looking for proposals for a thematic issue to be published in 2019 (HoST volume 13). The volume should be prepared by a guest editor and include four research papers.

 

18. 10th Annual Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age: "Intertwined Worlds" [announcement]

by Lynn Ransom

In partnership with the Rare Book Department of the Free Library of Philadelphia, the Schoenberg Institute of Manuscript Studies at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age.

 

 

19. Register for "The Course of Empires: American-Italian Cultural Relations, 1770–1980" conference, Oct 19-20, 2017 [announcement]

by Amelia Goerlitz

The Course of Empires: American-Italian Cultural Relations, 1770–1980

October 19-20, 2017

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Thursday, October 19, 6-8 p.m., Keynote at the Embassy of Italy

Friday, October 20, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Symposium in McEvoy Auditorium

 Read more

 

20. Situating Adventist History [announcement]

by David Trim

Seventh-day Adventist history remains an understudied subdisicpline of church history. While critical studies, based on archival sources, have  appeared in the last thirty years, few studies situate Adventist developments in social, cultural, political, and economic contexts, or explicitly situate their work in relationship to wider historiographical trends. It is impossible, however, fully to understand crucial episodes in Adventist history, or the development of Adventist thought, institutions, attitudes and culture, in isolation from wider historical currents. 

 

21. Culture, Transport, Global Warming [announcement]

by Tatiana Prorokova

Culture, Transport, Global Warming

(Summary) Cultural media have celebrated the might of technology, the necessity of mechanization, and humanity’s inability to exist and progress without transport by air, water, and land. At the same time many vigorously powerful narratives draw audiences’ attention worldwide to the problem of climate change caused by industrialization that transportation immensely intensifies.

This collection aims to trace the enigmatic and tacit relationship between global warming and transport through the examination of various cultural artifacts (films, TV-series, novels, graphic novels, photography, etc.) to understand how through extensive depictions, they have created a cultural understanding of humanity’s addiction to and obsession with transport on the one hand, and its myopic attitude to the inevitability of the drastic ramifications of environmental changes and/or a pathological fear of global warming, on the other.

 

22. Creativity and Personal Growth for Librarians [announcement]

by Carol Smallwood

Creativity and Personal Growth for Librarians 

Book Publisher: McFarland

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor, Library Partnerships with Writers and Poets (McFarland, 2017); public, academic librarian, indexer.

Carol Smallwood, co-editor, Gender Studies in the Library (McFarland, 2017); public library administrator, special, school librarian.

 

23. Social Justice and Activism in Libraries, Moving Beyond Diversity to Action[announcement]

by Carol Smallwood

Social Justice and Activism in Libraries, Moving Beyond Diversity to Action

Book Publisher: McFarland

Su Epstein, Ph.D., co-editor. Director, Saxton B. Little Free Library, Columbia, Connecticut

Carol Smallwood, co-editor. Public Library Systems, Special, School Librarian, Michigan

Vera Gubnitskaia, co-editor. Reference Librarian, Valencia College, Winter Park, Florida

 

24. Reminder CfP: NeMLA (April 2018) Creating a Space for Critical Fashion and Critical Luxury Studies [announcement]

by Nigel Lezama

From Barthes' Le Système de la mode (1967) and Hollander's Seeing Through Clothes (1978) to Bourdieu's La Distinction (1978), Steele's Paris Fashion (1998), and John Armitage and Joanne Roberts Critical Luxury Studies: Art, Design, Media (2016), both Critical Fashion and Critical Luxury Studies have become broad, interdisciplinary fields, expanding outside of the space of fashion schools to engage with artistic and literary studies, business, history, museum studies, philosophy and sociology, to name just a few.

 

25. CfP: Political Discourse - Multidisciplinary Approaches #2: New discourses of populism and nationalism -21-22 June 2018, Edinburgh Napier University[announcement]

by Michael Kranert

Since the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom and the rise of Trump, Orbán and Le Pen, to name but a few, 'populism' has re-emerged as a common keyword in international news coverage. This term has become highly contested, often used to stigmatise political opponents. The current conflation of new right-wing politics with 'populism' backgrounds leftist mass movements such as Syriza in Greece and Podemos in Spain, despite a rich history of left wing populism.

 

26. Voting: A History [announcement]

by Robert Ingram

The George Washington Forum on American Ideas, Politics, and Institutions, which has its home at Ohio University, invites paper proposals for a conference and subsequent edited volume on the global history of elections.

 

27. CFP - The Sixties, PCA/ACA 2018 conference [announcement]

by Kevin Moist

THE SIXTIES

Call for proposals: Papers, Sessions, Panels

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference
March 28-31, 2018 at the J.W. Marriott in Indianapolis, IN

The Sixties area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of popular culture from the era. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to: