Magazines on the Move: North American Periodicals and Travel (Deadline Ext.)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 28, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, African American History / Studies, Colonial America, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies

A one-day seminar hosted by the Centre for Travel Writing Studies, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Campus in collaboration with the Network for American Periodical Studies.

N.B. New Event Date: Friday, 22 September 2017

Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 11, 2017 to October 14, 2017
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Colonial America, Historic Preservation, Urban Design and Planning

In October, the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians will gather in Lynchburg, Virginia, for our annual conference.

Slave Narratives in British and French America, 1700-1848

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 14, 2017 to July 15, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, French History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Slavery

14–15 July 2017

Notre Dame London Global Gateway
1–4 Suffolk Street
Northwest side of Trafalgar Square


Conference organizers:
Sophie White
University of Notre Dame
Trevor Burnard
University of Melbourne

Call For Papers: Women and Religion in the Early Americas

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Cultural History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call For Papers: Women and Religion in the Early Americas

"Slave Narratives in British And French America, 1700–1848," London, England, July 14–15, 2017

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 14, 2017 to July 15, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Slavery

This symposium, co-organized by Sophie White and Trevor Burnard, seeks to propel our thinking about how we understand the quotidian existence of enslaved people in the two biggest slave systems in the Greater Caribbean during the height of plantation slavery. Specifically, this conference focuses on alternative types of slave narratives and interrogates how such narratives were produced, the slave societies in which slave narratives existed and the meanings that we can attach to such narratives.

Heads Up: colloquy in Orlando, 03/18, on Ramesh Mallipeddi's _Spectacular Suffering_

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 16, 2017 to September 15, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Slavery, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America

The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies has posted a list of panels for which there are openings at their March 22-25, 2018 conference in Orlando, via a link at https://asecs.press.jhu.edu. Please note number 180 in particular: Colloquy with Ramesh Mallipeddi on Spectacular Suffering: Witnessing Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic.

Joel Lane Museum Historic Independence Day Open House

Type: 
Event
Date: 
July 4, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Historic Preservation, Local History, Political History / Studies

The Joel Lane Museum House presents our 26th Annual Historic Independence Day Open House—An Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration!

Time: Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 11 am to 4 p.m.

Location: 160 South Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh, NC (at the foot of St. Mary’s St.), 27603, which is two blocks south of Hillsborough St., not far from downtown.

Admission: FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; donations welcome.

Extended Deadline - Jews in the Americas: A Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Florida

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 15, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Jewish History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Type: 
Jews in the Americas: A Visiting Research Fellowship at the University of Florida

Surandino Monográfico: Call for Paper

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Location: 
Argentina
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Indigenous Studies, Archaeology, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Surandino Monográfico, electronic review of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Buenos Aires, informs that the call for collaborations is open.

Deadline Extended! EC/ASECS Panel: "Living in a Material World: Objects, Capitalism and the Transatlantic Imagination"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Literature, Maritime History / Studies

This panel seeks papers that 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.

Paper topics can include, but are not limited to:

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