Newberry Consortium of American Indian and Indigenous Studies Faculty Fellowship at the Newberry Library

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
November 15, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Native American History / Studies

Long-Term Fellowships are available to postdoctoral scholars who wish conduct research at the Newberry; applicants for long-term opportunities must hold a PhD by the application deadline, which is November 15. Long-Term Fellowships are intended to support individual scholarly research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities, including fellows’ seminars and the weekly colloquium. Stipends for Long-Term Fellowships are $4,200 per month.

Lecture: George Washington’s Southern Tour

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 3, 2016
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
Ancient History, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Event: Joel Lane Museum House presents a lecture on "George Washington's Southern Tour” by Warren Bingham

Time: Thursday, November 3 at 7 pm

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

Admission: For the public: $16; Members of the Joel Lane Historical Society: $11. Advanced purchase is required, and seating is very limited. Proceeds from the event directly support JLMH’s educational programming and site preservation.

Trashumante 10 (2017) Call for Issue: “The Slave Trade and Slavery in the Americas, 16th to 18th century.”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 11, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Slavery

Trashumante. Revista Americana de Historia Social 10 (July-December 2017)

Call for Issue: “The Slave Trade and Slavery in the Americas, 16th to 18th century”

Trashumante. Revista Americana de Historia Social invites the academic and scientific community to participate in its tenth issue (forthcoming July-December 2017).

2017 SAR Visiting Professorship / King's College London / Georgian Papers Program

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
September 30, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Historic Preservation

Sons of the American Revolution Visiting Professorship at King’s College London for 2017

Invitations are extended for expressions of interest for the position of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) Visiting Professorship at King’s College London for 2017.

Society of Early Americanists

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 22, 2016
Location: 
Oklahoma, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Geography

Heritage Tourism and Race in the Early Americas

This panel seeks to explore the ways in which early American landmarks, events, sites, and even gift shops, are marketed as authentic “heritage” tourist experiences but often ignore the complex racial dynamics that undergird them and recolonize historic peoples of color.

Colonial Society of Massachusetts Graduate Student Forum

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 19, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Colonial America, Native American History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

Since 1999, more than 127 graduate students in early American history have shared their work in our Graduate Forum, which brings together promising students with Colonial Society members and friends for a day of discussion and scholarly engagement. Moderator David Hackett Fischer, University Professor and Earl Warren Professor of History at Brandeis University, will guide the discussions.

6th Annual Meeting of the Historical Keyboard Society of North America (HKSNA) | From the Old World to the New

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 20, 2016
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Colonial America, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music and Music History

SIXTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE

HISTORICAL KEYBOARD SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA (HKSNA)

APRIL 26–29, 2017

Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.A.

The Natural History of Revolution: Call for proposals for a traditional panel at the 10th conference of the Society for Early Americanists in Tulsa (2-4 March 2017)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 21, 2016
Location: 
Oklahoma, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Geography

This panel addresses the intersections of revolutionary upheaval and perceptions of the natural world in the early American context. It has often been argued that the Age of Revolutions brought about a new understanding of history (e.g. Koselleck). Where it was once seen as a natural and cyclical succession of rulers and constitutional forms, capitalized History as an historical metaconcept came to be considered a highly unpredictable process with one-time events that could be provoked by human agency.

"From Pavonia to the Garden State: New Jersey's Dutch Past," the 39th Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute, 22-24 September

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 22, 2016 to September 24, 2016
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Cultural History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The 39th Annual Conference of the New Netherland Institute will take place for the first time in the state of New Jersey. Located between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, New Jersey has often been neglected in favor of more dramatic developments to the east and west.

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