Call for Book Proposals: Praeger Series in American Political Culture

This series seeks to publish innovative, cutting-edge scholarship on American political culture, political development, and political economy from all regions and historical periods.  The guiding theme is exploring how cultural factors (education, family, community, etc.) and economic change (technological innovation, depression, prosperity, market alterations, etc.) intersect with political methods (elections, strategies, laws, policies, institutions, etc.) to shape human actions throughout American history.  While the series exhibits a theme, it is understood broadly to encourage a wide a

Panelists for SHEAR 2018 - Atlantic World Encounters: Manifestations of Empire

Hello all,

I am interested in assembling a panel for the SHEAR 2018 meeting (July 18-22, Cleveland, Ohio) and am in need of panelists. Tentatively entitled "Atlantic World Encounters: Manifestations of Empire,” papers could address themes including material culture, expansionism, and exchange of ideas, culture, and diplomacy. My own work is focused on the material culture of empire during Lafayette’s tour of the United States in 1824-1825. If interested in participating, please email me a quick overview of your paper. Thanks!


CFP: SHEAR Conference Panel 2018

Dear Colleagues, 

Apologies for the late notice but I am interested in forming a panel for SHEAR 2018 or joining an existing panel if one more person is needed. My dissertation is centered around the antislavery movement and black politics in southwestern Pennsylvania covering the period 1780 to 1865.


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