Hello! I am seeking authors for the following chapters in an encyclopedia project for the ABC-Clio, a two volume encyclopedia of the Americas. There is some pay, but more significant is the publication that is better than than the average encyclopedia entry. The countries that need authors are Peru, Nicaragua, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic. Please contact me, Kim Morse (email@example.com), as soon as possible if interested. Thank you!
In memory of Jan Vansina, one of the world’s foremost historians of Africa, the University of Wisconsin-Madison African Studies Program announces the first annual Jan Vansina Lecture. Please join us on September 21-22, 2018 to celebrate the life of the beloved professor emeritus.
Featuring Nancy Hunt, Steven Feierman, and Jacob Sabakinu Kivilu, the lecture on Friday, September 21 (4:00PM) will be followed by dinner and the opportunity to share memories of Jan (7:00PM).
The 2018 Biennial Scholars’ Conference on American Jewish History offers an occasion to reflect on the state of our field. Which narratives, temporal frameworks, and spatial boundaries serve as its controlling paradigms? How and why have these paradigms experienced fracture, disruption, or revision?
International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia (CoGen 2018)
Starting October 1st, 2018, the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities Cologne, the graduate school of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Cologne, offers 8 “Predoc” scholarshipsfor the preparation of a doctoral dissertation project, each of € 1.103 per month and for a time period of six months.
The Society for Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology (SLACA), a section of the American Anthropological Association, announces the opening of its annual book prize competition. The prize aims to recognize distinguished anthropological work that advances the understanding of the Americas in innovative and potentially transformative ways.
The award will be presented at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in San Jose, CA November 14-18, 2018. A cash prizeof $1,000 accompanies the award.
Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2018.