CFP: "Ancient Drama, New Worlds" Society for Classical Studies conference, San Diego, CA, 3-6 January, 2019

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Classical Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Call for Papers at the 2019 Society for Classical Studies Meeting in San Diego, January 3-6
Panel “Ancient Drama, New World”
Sponsored by the Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance

Call For Papers: 2018 American Cultures Workshop, The University of Sydney

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 28, 2018
Location: 
Australia
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Literature, Cultural History / Studies
 
The American Cultures Workshop at the University of Sydney invites paper proposals for 2018 from scholars across Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Indian Ocean Basin. 
 
Beginning in March 2018, the American Cultures Workshop will meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm at the University of Sydney.

Upfront and Onside: The Women's Football Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 8, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Arabic History / Studies, Archival Science, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

DESCRIPTION

As part of the Hidden Histories project, funded by the Arts Council, the National Football Museum is delighted to be running and hosting the biggest conference on the history and heritage of women’s football. Coinciding with International Women's Day on 8 March, Upfront & Onside features a programme of influential keynote speakers from around the globe focussing on over 150 years of the women’s game.

Price for 2 days £85. Early Bird rate until 25 January 2018 £76.50 bookk via Eventbrite page.

Event Programme 8 March

Lecture: "All in the Family: Diomed, Sir Archie, and Henry" by Jim Beckwith

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 3, 2018
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Local History, Public History

The Joel Lane Museum House presents a lecture on “All in the Family: Diomed, Sir Archie, and Henry, from the 1780 Epsom Derby to the Great Match Race of 1823” by Jim Beckwith.

NEH Summer Institute: Hoover Dam and the Shaping of the American West

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
July 8, 2018 to July 20, 2018
Location: 
Nevada, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies

"Hoover Dam and the Shaping of the American West," an NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty, will be held in Boulder City and Las Vegas, Nevada, July 8-20. Over the course of the program we will explore three broad thematic areas that encompass the overarching implications of Hoover Dam’s construction: technology, environment, and human communities. Each of the days will focus on these themes through a purposeful triangulation of topics, people, and physical sites. Scholars from around the U.S.

Round table "Soviet Meddling in American Politics during the Cold War" for 2018 ASEEES Annual Convention in Boston, MA, December 6-9

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
February 27, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, Russian or Soviet History / Studies, American History / Studies

This round table will discuss a history of various forms of Soviet meddling in American politics during the Cold War. These forms included not only various efforts to support and finance American communists and other anti-establishment political groups, but also to spread disinformation (“faked news”), forgeries of documents and visual materials, and active propaganda “through sympathetic individuals and front organizations.” The major goals of Soviet meddling in American politics were to undermine and discredit American democratic political order, and at the same time, to undermine the int

Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Location: 
Colorado, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Rebecca Harding Davis at SSAWW 2018

 

Deadline for Submissions: February 12, 2018

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World

 

Contact Email:

sbgray@langston.edu ; ajrovan@mix.wvu.edu

 

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for one session at the SSAWW 2018 Triennial Conference. The conference will be held November 7-11, 2018 in Denver, CO.

 

Challenging the Conceptualization of the Urban-Rural Divide

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 7, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Rural History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

I seek participants for a panel on modern transportation for the Urban History Association's Ninth Biennial Conference to be held October 18-21, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. Papers on roads, subways, or any other publically funded infrastructure in the post-railroad age would be most applicable, but I can be flexible with this. One of the goals I have for this panel is to use transportation and infrastructure as a framework for challenging or reorienting the traditional paradigm of the urban-rural divide.

Revolutionary Texts in a Digital Age: Thomas Paine’s Publishing Networks, Past and Present - Extended deadline

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 15, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archival Science, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Humanities, Digital Humanities

October 11 – 13, 2018 at Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 26, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Rebecca Harding Davis at ALA 2018

Deadline for Submissions Extended: January 26, 2018

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World

Contact Email:

sbgray@langston.edu ; ajrovan@mix.wvu.edu

The Society for the Study of Rebecca Harding Davis and Her World welcomes proposals for two sessions at the next meeting of the American Literature Association. The conference will be held May 24-27, 2018 in San Francisco, CA.

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