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Spectacular 19th century map of North Carolina

A few weeks ago, a link was provided to the story of a very weird mid 19th century map of North Carolina, printed from the same plates as the 1833 MacRae-Brazier map. The next map printed from those plates is one of the most spectacular maps of North Carolina ever published. Read about it here.

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Jay Lester

William P. Cumming Map Society

Learning Through Artists Archives

Title: Learning Through Artists Archives

    Location: North Carolina

    Date: 2015-12-02

    Description: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks

       four successful student applicants interested in contemporary

       art, archives and preservation to identify, organize and care

       for the complex records of visual artists in North Carolina.

       Learning from Artists Archives is a comprehensive training pr

       ...

Alternative Encounters: The Second World and the Global South, 1945-1991

    Title: Alternative Encounters: The Second World and the Global

       South, 1945-1991

    Date: 2014-11-03

    Description: Alternative Encounters: The Second World and the

       Global South, 1945-1991Location: Imre Kertész Kolleg,

       Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, JenaNovember 3-4 2014A

       collaboration between the Imre Kertész Kolleg, University of

       Jena; the Centre for Area Studies, University of Leipzig; and

       the Centre of Imper ...

CFP Panelists for SAWH conference 2015-- South women and memorial efforts

Title: CFP Panelists for SAWH conference 2015-- South women and

       memorial efforts

    Location: South Carolina

    Date: 2014-07-23

    Description: I'm interested in putting together a panel for the

       2015 SAWH conference in Charleston that will focus on southern

       women and women's organizations that contributed to public

       history in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. My

       own work examines how claiming daughterhood allowed patriotic

       he ...

Eleventh Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference, Pembroke, North Carolina

Title: Eleventh Annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference,

Pembroke, North Carolina

    Location: North Carolina

    Date: 2015-01-30

    Description: Proposals are invited for papers and panels

       addressing the study of American Indians in the Southeast

       cultural area. Topics may include academic or creative works

       on: archaeology, education, history, socio-cultural issues,

       religion, literature, oral traditions, art, identity,

       sovereignty, health and ...

UNC job announcement

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 23 June

2014 to 30 June 2014. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY / STUDIES

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill - Librarian for African, African American, and Diaspora Studies

conference on the Underground Railroad

Title: 2014 National Underground Railroad Conference, Detroit, MI

       (July 16-20)

    Location: Michigan

    Date: 2014-07-16

    Description: Register Now for the 2014 National UGRR Conference!

       Early Bird Registration ends June 20th!"I Resolved Never to Be

       Conquered":Women and the Underground RailroadThe title for this

       year's conference is taken from words penned by freedom seeker

       Harriet Jacobs. Her sentiment shows her determination, "th ...

H-Net job announcements

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from  2 June

2014 to  9 June 2014. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

 

HISTORY OF SCIENCE, MEDICINE, AND TECHNOLOGY

 

John Hopkins University - History of Modern Technology

Ulster American Heritage Symposium

 

ULSTER-AMERICAN HERITAGE SYMPOSIUM 2014

Athens, Georgia

June 26 – 28

 

“Contacts, Contests, and Contributions: Ulster-Americans in War and Society”

 

 

Thursday, June 26

10:00-2:00       Registration

 

10:00-12:00     Open House at T.R.R. Cobb House Museum                                     

 

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