"Evidence: The Use and Misuse of Data," A Virtual Symposium hosted by the American Philosophical Society

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
June 8, 2020 to June 12, 2020
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Atlantic History / Studies

Inspired by its 2021 exhibition, Dr. Franklin, Citizen Scientist, the American Philosophical Society Library & Museum is hosting a weeklong symposium Evidence: The Use and Misuse of Data. This international symposium is deeply interdisciplinary and features papers that consider the ways evidence is used in the history of science, literary analysis, digital humanities, the social sciences, and more. 

Prize for international scholars: Shelley Fisher Fishkin Prize 2020 (Deadline May 15)

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 15, 2020
Subject Fields: 
Southeast Asian History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Borderlands, Chicana/o History / Studies

Scholars based at institutions outside the United States and independent scholars based outside the US are encourged to apply for this year's annual Shelley Fisher Fishkin Prize for International Scholarship in Transnational American Studies. To apply, email a copy of an article or book excerpt published in the last three years together with a CV and abstract. Entries will be adjudicated by Keith P. Feldman (Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley). 

Extended Deadline- Essay Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 31, 2020
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Geography, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, British History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies

Society for the History of Discoveries:  STUDNT ESSAY PRIZE

EXTENDED DEADLINE:  MAY 31, 2020

CFP - looking for panelists for a panel on abolition/emancipation for the 2022 American Historical Association's Annual Conference in New Orleans

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 1, 2020
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Humanities

I am interested in forming a panel on transnational abolitionism (broadly defined) for American Historical Association's annual conference in New Orleans in January 2022. The deadline to submit a proposal will be sometime in February 2021, so I want to get an early start. I have a paper idea on British and American abolitionists relationship during the early to mid 1800s. I am open to any papers on transnational abolitionism that could be combined to form an interesting panel.

New Netherland Research Center Student Scholar in Residence Research Grant – deadline June 15

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
June 15, 2020
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / 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) announces the NNRC Student Scholar in Residence Res

Southern Historical Association Latin American and Caribbean Section Prizes for Book, Article, Dissertation, and Graduate Paper

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
June 1, 2020
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Borderlands, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Race / Ethnic Studies

The Latin American and Caribbean Section of the Southern Historical Association (SHA-LACS) is pleased to announce that submissions are being accepted for several prizes, as outlined below. All applicants must be members of LACS.

Approaching Deadline Student Essay Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
May 15, 2020
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
World History / Studies, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, British History / Studies

Society for the History of Discoveries:  STUDNT ESSAY PRIZE

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  15 May of each year

A Tribute to Derek Walcott

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2020
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Literature, Theatre & Performance History / Studies

Coming some three years after the death of the Nobel-prizewinning poet, playwright, painter and teacher, a book is planned as a tribute to Derek Walcott (1930-2017). The editors welcome all forms of tribute - critical essays, memoirs and creative work of all kinds - addressing any aspect of Derek Walcott's life and work. 

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