Colonial Society Graduate Student Forum

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Law and Legal History, Religious Studies and Theology, Slavery

Call For Proposals

 

The Colonial Society of Massachusetts

Graduate Student Forum in Early American History

20 May 2016

Boston, Massachusetts

 

Company's Coming!: Artifacts and Rituals of Early New England Parlors

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
April 2, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The New England parlor, designed for the reception and entertainment of visitors, communicated the social position and aspirations of the family.  No other space received as much concentrated attention and economic outlay in its decoration, design, and furnishings. The use of parlors gradually evolved over the 18th century. Beginning as multipurpose spaces for sleeping, cooking, working, and eating, by the end of the century only the dining and entertaining functions remained.

Margaret W. Moore and John M. Moore Research Fellowship

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
March 31, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Political History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Margaret W. Moore and John M. Moore Research Fellowship is to provide a stipend to promote research during the academic year or summer months using the resources of the Friends Historical Library and/or the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Strong preference will be given to projects utilizing resources only available at Swarthmore.

Palmetto Connections Symposium: Race, Immigration, and Ethnicity in the American South

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2016
Location: 
South Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Colonial America, Cultural History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Palmetto Connections is a regional interdisciplinary symposium that addresses issues concerning the American South. The event is co-sponsored by the Department of History, Political Science & Philosophy at the University of South Carolina Aiken and the Department of Humanities and Fine Arts at USC Beaufort. The Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers and panels for its third meeting, Saturday April 9, 2016, at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

 

The Midwest Conference on British Studies 2016 - CFP

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 16, 2016 to September 18, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

The Midwest Conference on British Studies is proud to announce that its 63rd Annual Meeting will
be hosted by Iowa State University in Ames, September 16-18, 2016. The keynote speaker will be
Susan Kingsley Kent of University of Colorado Boulder, and the plenary address will be given by
Ian Archer of the University of Oxford.
The MWCBS seeks papers from scholars in all fields of British Studies, broadly defined to include those
who study England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, and Britain's Empire and the Commonwealth from Roman

Call for Contributors: Shaping the New World: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection

Type: 
Call for Publications
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Indigenous Studies

Call for Contributors

 

Shaping the New World:  A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection

 

This four-volume set is under contract with ABC-CLIO, and features over 300 entries on all aspects of Colonial America from pre-contact through the founding of the United States.  The editors seek contributors for all of the available entries, which run between 1000-2500 words, in addition to a small number of 6000-word overview essays still available. 

 

On Edge: New Frontiers in Atlantic History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 29, 2016
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies, Slavery

In the early modern world, no less than is true today, borders caused anxiety. A range of actors, from authorities to ordinary men and women, policed and contested boundaries; held them firm and flouted them entirely; fought over them and forged networks that transcended them. Boundaries were meant to establish sovereignty and political control, assert claims to natural resources and inhabitants’ loyalty, establish (closed) zones of economic activity, and in myriad ways determine who was in and who was out.

Reminder: Research Fellowships at Haverford College Special Collections

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 5, 2016
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Native American History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Slavery
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections invites applications for the Gest Fellowship, which supports one month of research in Haverford's unique collections.
 
All projects should include religion as a focus; in the spirit of Margaret Gest's vision, projects should be interdisciplinary and cross-cultural.

Anglicization of Law and through Law: Early Modern British North America, India, and Ireland Compared

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
April 8, 2016
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Law and Legal History, South Asian History / Studies

Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History:

Anglicization of Law and through Law: Early Modern British North America, India, and Ireland Compared

 

Date: Friday, April 8, 2016

Location: Newberry Library, Chicago

Organized by: Jane Ohlmeyer (Trinity College, Dublin), Richard Ross (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), and Philip Stern (Duke University)

 

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