The United States Postal Service sponsors two biennial prizes for scholarly works on the history of the American postal system. Conference papers, theses, dissertations, or published works by students are eligible for a $1,000 award; published works by faculty members, independent scholars, and public historians are eligible for a $2,000 award. The next deadline is Dec.
Now in its eighth year, the AUM Southern Studies Conference invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern literature. The conference will be held 5-6 February 2016. Topics may include but are not limited to:
Southern Studies, 5-6 February 2016: Now in its eighth year, the AUM College of Arts and Sciences invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern history from Civil War to Civil Rights, from dueling to NASCAR, from King Cotton to corn whiskey. This two-day conference includes a keynote presentation by Dr. Kenneth W. Noe, a distinguished Civil War historian from Auburn University. Registrants to the conference will also be able to enjoy a variety of peer-reviewed panels and exhibits on southern topics representing all of the liberal arts disciplines.
The Wild Irish: The Irish-American Experience
November 20-21, 2015
Valley Forge, PA
The Gerald R. Ford Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the archival collections of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library, part of the system of presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. The collections are especially rich on U.S.
CFP—The Sixties—October 1 Deadline
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual National Conference
Monday, March 21 through Friday, March 25 2016
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
Submission Deadline: October 1, 2015
The Sixties Area of the Popular Culture Association welcomes submissions on any aspect of popular culture from this era. Topics of interest might include, but are not limited to:
Call for submissions: U.S.-Japan Women’s Journal
The purpose of the U.S.-Japan Women's Journal is to exchange scholarship on women and gender between the U.S., Japan, and other countries; to enlarge the base of information available in Japan on the status of American women as well as women in other countries; to disseminate information on Japanese women to the U.S.; and to stimulate comparative study of women's issues. The editors of USJWJ welcome contributions consistent with its purpose.
A reminder that the deadline for this year's Researching New York Conference Call for Papers is approaching. As always, we seek proposals on all aspects of New York State History. For 2015, we also encourage proposals that explore the diverse communities of NY-their histories and how they are gathered, preserved, and presented-whether asking "what is a community?" or exploring the experiences of specific communities.
Registration for the 2015 McMullen Naval History Symposium, held at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, is open at: http://www.cvent.com/d/8rqqpv
The bi-annual McMullen Naval History Symposium is widely recognized as the premier scholarly event focused specifically on naval history held in the continental United States. Approximately 200 scholars from all over the world are expected to participate in the symposium.