H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 14 March - 21 March

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Humanities

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from
14 March 2016 to 21 March 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.


SYMPOSIUM: “A New Materialism? Rethinking the History of Global Capitalism at the Nexus of Culture and Political Economy.” April 1-2, 2016 at the University of Michigan

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
April 1, 2016 to April 2, 2016
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, World History / Studies, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

“A New Materialism? Rethinking the History of Global Capitalism at the Nexus of Culture and Political Economy.”

April 1-2, 2016 at the University of Michigan

An Eisenberg Institute Forum

6 APR 2016 [TEMPLE ICAS Event] Andrei Greenawalt: How the United States selects its presidents

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
April 6, 2016
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Social History / Studies, Sociology, Political History / Studies

[TEMPLE ICAS Event]
Andrei Greenawalt: How the United States selects its presidents

Black, White, or Green? The U.S. Army and "the Problem of Race" in the Vietnam Era

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
March 31, 2016
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Military History

The TCU Department of History invites the public to a lecture on the topic of the army and race during the Vietnam War era, by University of Kansas Foundation Distinguished Professor of History Beth Bailey.  Prof. Bailey is a noted historian of gender, sexuality, and the US military whose most recent book, America’s Army: Making the All-Volunteer Force, examines the transition from the draft to the volunteer force in the early 1970s.  Her lecture on race comes from her new project on the army and race since the Vietnam War. 

Revolutions and Classics

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
July 22, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Classical Studies, Cultural History / Studies, European History / Studies, Political History / Studies

‘Revolutions and Classics’, a one-day workshop at University College London, Friday July 22nd 2016.

Researchers in classical reception are increasingly intrigued by the political significances of antiquity for subsequent cultures and societies: the field has been energised by the recent publication of Classics and Communism (2013) and Greek and Roman Classics in the British Struggle for Social Reform (2015).

ANN: McConnell Springs Founders' Day, May 21, Lexington KY

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 21, 2016
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Local History, Native American History / Studies

22nd Founders' Day
McConnell Springs Nature Park
416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington KY 40504

Saturday, May 21, 2016
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Celebrate the 22nd Founders' Day at Lexington's McConnell Springs. Experience the life of 1775 when William McConnell and a group of explorers were camping in the area and heard about the victory of the battle of Lexington in Massachusetts.

Roots at 40: Reflections and Remembrances, October 6-7, 2017

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 6, 2017 to October 7, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

In the final week of January, 1977, the ABC miniseries Roots became the most-watched television program of all time. To the surprise of the show’s producers, Roots became not only a ratings windfall, but a cultural phenomenon, articulating an African-American counter-narrative of American history, provoking a dialogue about the legacy of slavery, and presenting African-American characters with a dignity and integrity that differed sharply from the caricatured representations common to television up to that time.

2016 MAP/ACA Conference (War Studies Area) 11/3/2016-11/5/2016

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 29, 2016
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Contemporary History, Humanities, Popular Culture Studies

2016 Conference of   Mid-Atlantic Popular / American Culture Association (MAP/ACA)

MAP/ACA War Studies Area

Thursday, November 3 -- Saturday, November 5, 2016
Tropicana Hotel and Resort
Atlantic City, NJ

Proposals due to http://www.mapaca.net  by  June 29, 2016

 

CFP - New Approaches: History in the Twenty First Century

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 1, 2016
Location: 
Ontario, Canada
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Research and Methodology

The Fifth Annual Western University History Conference 

Conference dates: May 13 & 14, 2016

Location:  University of Western Ontario,  London, ON, Canada

Proposals due: April 1, 2016

New Approaches: History in the 21st Century

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