**Call to early-career scholars to apply for a Cromwell research grant; Note that the deadline is July 11, 2016
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The broadcast of the miniseries adaptation of Alex Haley’s Roots, which aired in January of 1977, became a ratings bonanza, a cultural touchstone, and a defining moment in the representation of African Americans in popular media. 40 years later, the impact of Alex Haley’s novel and the ABC miniseries continues to be felt, most notably in the recent History Channel “reboot” of the miniseries, but also in less obvious but more profound ways.
Pine Mountain Settlement School collections have long been hidden but now much is available online. These documents, artifacts and photographs provide an opportunity for scholars to study rural settlement schools in the Southern Applachian region.
South Atlantic Modern Language Association / SAMLA 88 "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It?"
Jacksonville, FL, Nov. 4-6, 2016
We invite proposals for a collection of essays that will bring together different perspectives on the history gambling in the United States. Gambling represents a major economic and cultural phenomenon in modern America. According to the Pew Research Center, approximately 70% of Americans engage in some form of wagering, amounting to a handle of over $130 billion per year.
CUSHWA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN CATHOLICISM
407 Geddes Hall, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 USA
tel (574) 631-5441
CALL FOR PAPERS
North Atlantic Catholic Communities in Rome, 1622-1939
Rome, Italy | 6-7 June 2017
Sponsoring Institution: Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism
University of Notre Dame
The Florida Conference of Historians (FCH) invites proposals for its 57th annual meeting to be held March 10-12, 2017 at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center in Punta Gorda, located in beautiful southwest Florida. Faculty, independent historians, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates are all welcome. The organization's name reflects the geographic location of its member institutions and does not reflect any limitation on subject matter. Organizers are accepting proposals on any and all areas of historical