The Rt. Hon. Vere Sidney Tudor Harmsworth Postdoctoral Research Fellowship on the History of the United States and World War One

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
July 5, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, European History / Studies, Military History, Political History / Studies

The Rothermere American Institute (RAI) and Corpus Christi College seek to appoint a stipendiary Junior Research Fellow on the United States and World War One, tenable for three years with effect from 1 October 2016.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 30 May - 6 June

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
June 6, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Asian American History / Studies
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 30 May 2016 to 6 June 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.

Going Back to Roots: Revisiting the Groundbreaking Miniseries

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Slavery

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 Website Launch

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Environmental History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Labor History / Studies

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.

Muslims in America

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 4, 2016 to November 6, 2016
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Literature, Humanities

South Atlantic Modern Language Association / SAMLA 88 "Utopia/Dystopia: Whose Paradise Is It?"

Jacksonville, FL, Nov. 4-6, 2016

Jackpot: Gambling throughout American History

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
July 15, 2016
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Sport History & Studies

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.

North Atlantic Catholic Communities in Rome, 1622-1939

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 6, 2017 to June 7, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, World History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Early Modern History and Period Studies

CUSHWA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF AMERICAN CATHOLICISM

407 Geddes Hall, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556 USA

tel (574) 631-5441

email cushwa@nd.edu

web cushwa.nd.edu

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

2017 Florida Conference of Historians Annual Meeting

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 10, 2017 to March 12, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Digital Humanities, World History / Studies

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

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