H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 11 April - 18 April

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
April 18, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 11 April 2016 to 18 April 2016. 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. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

The First Stain upon American Arms: The Shameful Affair of the Cedars, May 1776

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 2, 2016
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Colonial America, Military History

The Rocky Mountain Military Affairs Society presents a free public lecture . . . The First Stain Upon American Arms:  The Shameful Affair of the Cedars, May 1776, by Mark Anderson, Author/Historian

Nancy Snow: The Art of the Steal: What Donald Trump can teach us about persuasion and propaganda

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 9, 2016
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Communication, Journalism and Media Studies, Management and Leadership Studies, Political History / Studies
  • Monday, May 9, 2016, 7:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
  • Temple University Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 2F
     http://www.tuj.ac.jp/maps/tokyo.html
  • Speaker: Nancy Snow, Adjunct Fellow at ICAS and Pax Mundi Professor of Public Diplomacy, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
  • Admission: Free. Open to public
  • Language: English
  • RSVP: icas@tuj.temple.edu

"The Discovery of Insulin: A Miracle Drug, A Nobel Prize Controversy, and the Story of Elizabeth Hughes"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 10, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Health and Health Care, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Public Health, American History / Studies
 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
6:00PM-8:00PM
 
Venue
The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029
 
Cost
Free, but advance registration is required.

The discovery and development of insulin saw Frederick Banting, a young doctor with no research experience, persuade a veteran Toronto researcher and doctor JJR MacLeod, to explore his unique idea regarding diabetes as a summer project in a University of Toronto laboratory.

2016 Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife: New England at Sea: Maritime Memory and Material Culture

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 24, 2016 to June 26, 2016
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

New England at Sea: Maritime Memory and Material Culture is a three-day conference of nineteen lectures on the maritime history of New England and adjacent areas of New York and Canada from the mid-eighteenth to the early twentieth century. Focusing on how the region remembered its maritime past, the weekend begins with a keynote address by the historian W. Jeffrey Bolster on the pivotal role that Gloucester, Massachusetts, played in the memory of its fishing industry. It continues with individual topics such as chart making, the keeping of ship logs, and ship-design technologies.

CFP: MWWHA extended deadline for proposals--May 16th

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 16, 2016
Location: 
Minnesota, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Geography, American History / Studies

Call for Proposals

Mapping Migrations in World History

The Seventh Annual Conference of the Midwest World History Association

23-24th September 2016, Metropolitan State University (Saint Paul, Minnesota)

Extended Proposal deadline: May 16, 2016

 

VII INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON NORTHEASTERN MEXICO AND TEXAS

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 19, 2016
Location: 
Mexico
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Mexican History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

THE INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ANTROPOLOGÍA E HISTORIA, THE UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE COAHUILA, THE UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE NUEVO LEÓN, THE INSTITUTO DE INVESTIGACIONES HISTÓRICAS AND THE FACULTAD DE FILOSOFÍA Y LETRAS AT THE UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO, THE CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES Y ESTUDIOS SUPERIORES EN ANTROPOLOGÍA SOCIAL-UNIDAD NORESTE, THE CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS INTERCULTURALES DEL NORESTE AT THE UNIVERSIDAD REGIOMONTANA, THE COLEGIO DE LA FRONTERA NORTE, AND THE CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF THE SOUTHWEST AT TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY

Deadline Approaching: Call for Chapters on Richard Yates

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Chapters: Edited Collection on the writing of Richard Yates

** This is the second call for chapters to be included in a collection on the writing of Richard Yates **

CFP: Heroes in Popular Culture (for MPCA,Oct 6-9, 2016 in Chicago)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 30, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Communication, Film and Film History, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Call for Papers:

HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE

2016 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference

Oct. 6-9 

Chicago, IL

Hilton Rosemont Chicago O’Hare

Deadline: April 30, 2016

Submissions.mpcaaca.org

 

Papers can explore any topic relating to heroes and/or prevailing notions of heroism as they present themselves in popular culture. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

 

-Superheroes and action stars as heroic icons

-Video games and the experience of vicarious/learned heroism

CFP for Distribution: Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) -- 27th Annual Conference – Atlantic City, NJ – Nov. 3-5, 2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Film and Film History, Journalism and Media Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA)

26th Annual Conference

November 3-5, 2016

Atlantic City, NJ – Tropicana Hotel

Call for papers:

Proposals are welcome on all aspects of popular and American culture for inclusion in the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association conference in Atlantic City, NJ. Single papers, panels, roundtables, and alternative formats are welcome.

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