Call for for articles on “Slavery, Literature and the Emotions”

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
July 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Slavery, Literature, Atlantic History / Studies

 Literature associated with slavery provokes and often seeks to provoke emotional responses. This has been most widely studied in the context of late 18th and 19th sentimentalism, a key dimension of abolitionist movements. As a first major case of affective politics, slavery paved the way for more recent efforts to not only ‘harness’ emotional responses to human rights abuses but also train subjects to experience them.

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation – EXARC Fellowship

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
May 26, 2017
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation– EXARC Fellowship is intended to advance the investigation and interpretation of archaeological and experimental archaeological heritage by supporting research and scholarship through a partnership between EXARC, the international organization of Archaeological Open-Air Museums (AOAM) and Experimental Archaeology, and the Colonial Williamsburg, America’s largest outdoor living history museum. This fellowship will fund one month of scholarship in residence at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

CFP for Panel at EC/ASECS (Nov 2-4 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Panel Title “Living in a Material World: Objects, Capitalism and the Transatlantic Imagination”

This panel seeks papers that will explore the material history of objects as they are circulated between Europe and the Atlantic World (broadly conceived) during the long eighteenth century. Tied to the legacies of imperialism, slavery, and creolization, discussing material objects allows for an avenue of scholarly intervention onto the global markets that existed at the time and naturalized value systems that reverberate to this day.

May 20, 2017 - Shipwreck Symposium, Kingston, NY

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 20, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Maritime History / Studies, Archaeology

The Hudson River Maritime Museum is proud to annouce that registration is now open for its Shipwreck Symposium, to be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

German Script Course in Winston-Salem, NC July 31-August 6, 2017

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
July 31, 2017 to August 6, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, German History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Historic Old Salem is hosting the Geist Institute's 3rd Annual German Script Course.  Course offers 30 hours of group instruction in reading 18th and 19th Century manuscripts.  Instructor Julie Weber, PhD has 20+ years experience transcribing historic German documents. Details on website or email questions. Participants must be proficient in reading German (minimum 4 semesters of German). 

Call for papers (extended deadline - May 20) - Workshop: Transcending Boundaries? Solidarity in the pre-industrial period

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 20, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

Workshop Bruges - 26-27 October 2017

Transcending boundaries? Solidarity in the pre-industrial period

Call for papers - Workshop

Remembering early modern revolutions: England, North America, France and Haiti

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
June 16, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, French History / Studies

Location

Institute of Historical Research

Venue Details

School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London

Applications for the New Netherland Research Center Student Scholar in Residence Research Grant are due by June 1

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Digital Humanities, Indigenous Studies

The New Netherland Research Center (NNRC), a joint endeavor of the New Netherland Institute (NNI) and the Office of Cultural Education, New York State Education Department (NYSED/OCE), with financial support from the Government of the Netherlands, announces the NNRC Student Scholar in Residence Research Grant. The grant covers a period of up to three months in residence and provides a stipend of $5,000. A time frame for fulfilling the grant requirements will be established in consultation with the Director of NNRC. No housing, travel funds, or health insurance are provided.

Indenture to Windrush, Senate House, London

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 12, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, British History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,
Please find a link attached for an upcoming event at Senate House:
https://indd.adobe.com/view/6b11d97b-7e65-486a-af02-cf9a71176b11

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