The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures (REGISTRATION OPEN)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 11, 2019 to April 13, 2019
Location: 
Malta
Subject Fields: 
Literature, American History / Studies, Composition & Rhetoric, Humanities, Journalism and Media Studies

Registration for The Essay: Present Histories, Present Futures Conference, to be held in Malta between the 11th and the 13th of April 2019, is now open, and can be accessed here

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DEADLINE EXTENDED: Researching New York Conference 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 5, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies

The Researching New York Proposal deadline has been extended to August 5, 2018.  The annual Researching New York Conference brings  together  a broad community of historians, archivists, public historians, graduate students, museum curators, teachers, documentarians, and more to share their work on New York State history. We welcome submissions on any and all aspects of New York State history. Please visit the website or email resrchny@albany.edu for more information.

Documentary involving Gloria Steinem-- searching for stories to share

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
August 12, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Health and Health Care, Women's & Gender History / Studies
A production company in Los Angeles is currently working with Gloria Steinem on a short documentary about her life and is looking for real-life stories to share in the documentary. Because reproductive rights has b

Rare Book School "Exploring Ephemera" Seminar, 9–11 September

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
September 9, 2018 to September 11, 2018
Location: 
Delaware, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Humanities, British History / Studies, Archival Science

Rare Book School is sponsoring a two-day seminar, "Exploring Ephemera," at the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library and the University of Delaware on Monday and Tuesday 10–11 September, 2018, preceded by a group dinner on Sunday, 9 September. 

CFP: Special Issue on American Literary Naturalism (CR: The New Centennial Review)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 23, 2018 to October 30, 2018
Location: 
Georgia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Race Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Essays are invited for a forthcoming special issue of the *CR*

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Research Travel Grants

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Law and Legal History, Political History / Studies, Political Science

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation awards grants of up to $2,200 each in support of research in the archival collections of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, part of the system of Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.  The collections are rich on U.S. government domestic policies, diplomacy, and national political affairs in the 1970s.  A grant helps defray the travel and living expenses of a research trip to the Ford Library.

Politics and Ontology

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 7, 2019 to March 10, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Literature, Political History / Studies, Philosophy

Politics, as that which relates to the organization of public life, and ontology, as the study of being, have long been intertwined. Left/right identity politics, for example, often ground themselves on an ontologized, or essentialized, identity. In contrast, many theorists view politics as the construction of identity. Jacques Ranciere, for instance, insists that politics determines the ontological status of its subjects, rather than the reverse; no "human being" preexists the political act.

NeMLA 2019 call for Papers for Panel: “Americans in Paris from Thomas Jefferson to the 21st Century: A long-lasting fascination ”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, French History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

“Americans in Paris from Thomas Jefferson to the 21st Century: A long-lasting fascination ”

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