NEH Summer Institute, The Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Fine Arts, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center will host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty in July 2018 on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath.  Applications to participate will be accepted via mail, e-mail, and our online application system until March 1, 2018.

"Police Brutality in Communities of Color" panel for American Historical Association (AHA) 2019 Annual Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 3, 2019 to January 6, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

In this panel, we welcome discussions on the history of police brutality in communities of color throughout the twentieth century. All regions and eras are welcome. 

Call for Book Chapter Submissions: In Authentic America: Heritage, identity, performance and commemoration in the United States

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Film and Film History, Native American History / Studies, Urban Design and Planning

Call for Book Chapter Submissions: In Authentic America: Heritage, identity, performance and commemoration in the United States

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Call for Contributors for March 2018 Issue, “Is It Time to Bury Neoliberalism?”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Political History / Studies, World History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

The Activist History Review invites proposals for our March issue, “Is It Time to Bury Neoliberalism?: Writing History in the Present Tense.”

New Website dedicated to Federalism in America

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
Hawaii, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Government and Public Service, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Public Policy

Center for the Study of Federalism Launches New Federalism Website

The Center for the Study of Federalism USA (CSF) has launched its website--federalism.org -- the first American website exclusively devoted to federalism. Winner of the prestigious Graphis gold award for its logo design and Gold Award from Educational Digital Marketing, federalism.org is the official CSF site and a clearinghouse for a wide range of federalism resources and information.

Visit us at www.federalism.org  to see . . .

"The Native American West: A Cast Study of the Columbia Plateau," NEH Summer Institute at Whitman College

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 17, 2018 to July 1, 2018
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History Education, Indigenous Studies, Native American History / Studies, Rural History / Studies
Please join faculty and colleagues for a two-week NEH Summer Institute, "The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau." The Institute will be held at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington from June 17-July 1, 2018.
 
The Institute aims to foster two- and four-year college and university faculty as they embed content about the American West, the Native American West, and the Columbia Plateau into new or existing courses in history, literature, art, Native American studies, and more.
 
The Institute will reserve at least five sp

Wild Places, Natural Spaces: The 14th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place, University of Mary Washington, April 27-29, 2018

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 9, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Philosophy, Literature

We live in a world increasingly populated and altered by human beings.  Along with the physical transformations have come fundamental changes in how we conceptualize our relationship with the world around us.  Where once wild places represented darkness, danger, and temptation, they now conjure images of personal challenge (“conquering” the Appalachian trail or Mount Rainier), individual spiritual renewal, or hope against the degradation of rampant co

1968-2018 Lessons from Madison

Type: 
Event
Date: 
June 14, 2018 to June 16, 2018
Location: 
Wisconsin, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies

MADISON IN THE 60’s EXAMINES HOW A DECADE OF CHANGE IMPACTED AMERICA 

Conference Explores Roots of Mid-West Radicalism and University’s Impact on Counterculture, Anti-War Movement and American Politics

Bradford Dissertation Prize - St. George Tucker Society

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Intellectual History, Military History, Native American History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,

 

The St. George Tucker Society, an interdisciplinary scholarly organization dedicated to the study of the American South, is proud to announce its annual M. E. Bradford Dissertation Prize. The award recognizes the best dissertation focused on the South, any time period and any discipline. The prize carries a $1,000 award and travel assistance may be available to the recipient to discuss the project at the Society’s annual meeting. Attendance at the July 26-28, 2018 meeting in Jackson, Mississippi is mandatory for receipt of the prize.  

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