CFP: Mark Twain Circle Panel for MLA 2019, Chicago January 3-6.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Sexuality Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Mark Twain and Gender

Although Mark Twain’s writing shows a partiality toward masculine experiences and perspectives, critical scholarship in the last 20 years or so has chipped away at the masculine critical bias. The Mark Twain Circle seeks proposals for papers that pursue these gender investigations further, re-interpreting representations of masculinity, femininity, or cross-dressing in the writings of Mark Twain or the influence of gendered social conventions on the life of Samuel Clemens. 

CFP - DEADLINE EXTENDED for Southern History of Science Conference (SoHoST) to Feb. 12

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Location: 
Mississippi, United States
Subject Fields: 
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Graduate Studies, American History / Studies, European History / Studies, Public Health

The 12th annual meeting of the Southern History of Science and Technology Conference (SoHoST) will be held on March 23-24 at Mississippi State University. The deadline for abstracts has been extended to February 12, 2018. 

Southern Historian (graduate journal) 2019 CFP open

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 2, 2018 to August 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Graduate Studies, Local History

The Southern Historian is seeking original scholarly work by graduate students focusing on the history and culture of the American South for its 2019 issue. The deadline for article manuscript submissions for the 2019 issue is August 15, 2018; early submissions are, however, strongly encouraged. We are also seeking book reviewers as well as submissions in a number of other categories, including historiographical essays.

Funding Assistance for Field Trips to the Kentucky Horse Park!

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
April 1, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Geography, Local History, African American History / Studies

Hello Teachers!

The Kentucky Horse Park and International Museum of the Horse are ready to welcome you and your students for an engaging and educational field trip experience!

Reminder: 2/2 Deadline for Library Research Fellowships at the American Philosophical Society

Type: 
Fellowship
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Indigenous Studies, Native American History / Studies, Colonial America

The American Philosophical Society Library is now accepting applications for long and short-term research fellowships for scholars working in the fields of history of science, technology, and medicine; early American history; and Native American and Indigenous studies. Applicants whose research subjects overlap any other APS Library fellowship programs may also submit applications to other pertinent programs, though only one fellowship can be awarded to an individual.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 29 January - 5 February

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
February 5, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 29 January 2018 to 5 February 2018. 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.

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

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, American 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.”

Call for Papers: Carolinas Regional Phi Alpha Theta History Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 14, 2018
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, World History / Studies, Teaching and Learning, Local History

The program committee for the Phi Alpha Theta Carolinas Regional History Conference invites proposals for papers to be presented at Queens University of Charlotte on Saturday, April 14, 2018.  Proposals from both undergraduate and graduate students on any historical topic are welcome, and should include a title and a 250-word abstract.  See the proposa form on our website for more details.  The deadline for submission of proposals is Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

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