Opportunity: Digital Humanities Research Institute (Summer 2018)

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
February 26, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Research and Methodology, Teaching and Learning, Archival Science

The Digital Humanities Research Institute (DHRI) is a ten-day residential workshop to be held from June 11 – 20, 2018 at The Graduate Center, CUNY. During the DHRI, which is supported by an National Endowment for the Humanities Institutes in Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities grant, participants will explore interdisciplinary, digital humanities research and teaching with leading DH scholars, develop core computational research skills through hands-on workshops, and begin developing versions of the DHRI for their own communities.

African American Digital Humanities Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Archival Science, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities
The African American Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative at the University of Maryland is excited to announce that we are now accepting proposals for our first national conference: Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black. The conference will take place October 18-20, 2018 at the University of Maryland, College Park and feature keynote speakers Andre Brock 

Now available online at the Archives of American Art

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Archival Science, Oral History

Now available online at the Archives of American Art- Smithsonian Institution, January 2018.

 

Finding aids:

 

Challis Galleries records, 1950-1994

Challis Galleries (1950-1984) was an art gallery in Laguna Beach, California, that featured the work of local and regional artists.

 

Thomas Downing papers, circa 1946-1995

Defining the Museum of the 21st Century: Evolving Multiculturalism in Museums in the United States

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 9, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, Historic Preservation, Library and Information Science

The International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM) and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) are pleased to announce that a symposium on “Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” will be hosted by Southern New Hampshire University’s History Program on September 14, 2018 online in the United States Eastern Time. ICOFOM’s specific aim is to construct the definition from a worldwide platform for debates on theory about museums and museological topics, and its role in collecting the concepts of the museum definition.

Call for Contributors: Primary/Secondary Sources for The New Fascism Syllabus

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Date: 
January 25, 2018 to February 25, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Digital Humanities, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Nationalism History / Studies

About the Project

The New Fascism Syllabus is a crowd-sourced collection of writings on the history of fascist, populist, and authoritarian movements and governments during the 20th and 21st centuries. It is intended to serve as a popular entryway into the scholarly literature for those seeking deeper insights into how past societies gravitated towards and experienced varieties of right-wing authoritarianism.

"The Study of Manuscripts and its Importance for Research on Islamic Literature and Culture" with Dr. Muhammad Isa Waley at George Mason University

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 6, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Social Sciences

Join the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University for a lecture by renowned scholar and curator Muhammad Isa Waley on "The Study of Manuscripts and its Importance for Research on Islamic Literature and Culture" 

Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 16, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Library and Information Science, Archival Science

The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of Morris L. Cohen, late Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.

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