Call for Proposals: Travel to Collections Grants

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Political History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Travel grants of up to $2,500 are available to support research in the Special and Area Studies Collections Department of the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida. Proposals are due Friday, June 1, 2018, with award notifications the week of July 1, 2018. Research must be undertaken between August 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.

Manager, Special Projects & Digital Services

Type: 
Grant
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies, Political Science, Digital Humanities

 

MELLON FOUNDATION GRANT TO RADCLIFFE’S SCHLESINGER LIBRARY WILL CATALYZE NEW SCHOLARSHIP ON AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE STILL-UNREALIZED PROMISE OF FEMALE CITIZENSHIP

Cambridge, MA—April 17, 2018. The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has received a grant of $870,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will support fellowships and public programming centered on the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment at the Schlesinger Library and the broader Radcliffe Institute.

Glimpse Journal CFP: Global Media Literacy in the Digital Age

Type: 
Journal
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Black History / Studies, African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Music and Music History
 
Glimpse, a double-blind peer reviewed journal published annually by the Society for Phenomenology and Media, invites papers for its Spring 2019 issue that will focus on the theme of global media literacy in the digital age.

We find ourselves, arguably, on the brink of a third digital revolution--Web 3.0 constituted by an Internet of things that send and receive data-

Symposium "Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions" tomorrow at Tulane - 04/20/2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 20, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Local History, American History / Studies, Childhood and Education, Social History / Studies

Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions Along Class, Racial and Gender Lines

A symposium organized by Elodie Grossi and Jason Straight, with the support of the History Department at Tulane and GSSA.

Location : Greenbaum House, MacLaren classroom (Tulane campus, Uptown)

<< Panel 1 - 9:00am - 10:30am - "From the Antebellum Era to the New South: Hospitals, Asylums and Prisons"

John Bardes, Tulane University, "Levee Camp Moan: The Impact of Antebellum Slave Penology on Postbellum Convict Lease"

Atlantic Canada Studies Conference 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 4, 2018 to May 5, 2018
Location: 
Nova Scotia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Literature, Sociology

The Atlantic Canada Studies Conference is a bi-annual, multi-disciplinary conference that features original research on topics related to Atlantic Canada. For the conference schedule, registration, and accommodation information, go to the conference webpage.

In Conversation: Pathways and Advice for Women of Color Faculty Entering University Administration

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 21, 2018
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Asian American History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

As women of color faculty continue to chart pathways into university administration, they enter a space that can be isolating and, in many instances, without mentorship. This one-day workshop is designed to provide women of color faculty who are either entering or considering higher education administration the opportunity to hear and be in conversation with experienced women of color administrators from a diverse representation of institutions.

CFP: 30th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference in Philadelphia, PA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 15, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

The Diopian Institute for Scholarly Advancement (DISA) presents the

30th Annual Cheikh Anta Diop International Conference

Friday and Saturday, October 12 and 13, 2018

African American Museum of Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19016

Steeped in History: Museums and Identity

Type: 
Event
Date: 
April 25, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Public History, Local History

Join the Museum of the City of New York for its Spring 2018, David Berg Distinguished Speakers Series
Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00 pm at 1220 5th Avenue at 103rd Street

Join Us to Honor Howard Gillette with the Visionary Historian Award

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 10, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Local History, Public History, Urban History / Studies

Please join the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. for its Visionary Historian Award and 124th Anniversary Celebration. The Fifth Annual Visionary Historian Award will be presented to Howard Gillette, Ph.D., to honor his enduring contributions to the field of Washington, D.C. history. The event takes place on Thursday, May 10, 2018, from 6 to 8 pm, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

CFS: History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 13, 2018 to June 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Submissions:

History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award

 

This award recognizes the most outstanding book on the history of education published during the previous year. This includes work on schooling as well as educational institutions and processes more broadly, concerning the U.S. and/or other locations. Only books copyrighted in 2017 are eligible for consideration for the 2018 prize. 

 

Criteria used to evaluate the books include:

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