SHEAR 2018 CfP

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Call for Papers

SHEAR

Cleveland

18 – 22 July 2018

The 40th annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic will convene July 18 - 22, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The program committee invites proposals for sessions and papers exploring all aspects of and approaches to the history and culture of the early American republic, c. 1776-1861. We particularly encourage submissions that

CFP: Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caricatures of Foreigners in British and Spanish America

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 5, 2017 to November 8, 2017
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Law and Legal History

         This is a call for papers in anticipation of a one-day conference to be organized by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas) and Richard Ross (University of Illinois) through the Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History [https://law.illinois.edu/faculty-research/specialty-programs/legal-history/].  The conference, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago on Friday, October 26, 2018, is entitled, “Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Cari

Antiques and Collections: Determining Value” by Leland Little

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 9, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial America, Fine Arts, Historic Preservation

The Joel Lane Museum House and Mordecai Historic Park present a lecture on “Antiques and Collections: Determining Value” by Leland Little.

Mr. Little will discuss factors that add or detract from the value of antiques and collections. His presentation will address issues such as age, provenance, condition, form, regionalism, and pop culture. Mr. Little also provides insight into valuing, caring for, developing, and/or selling collections

2017-18 schedule for Providence College Seminar on the History of Early America

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
October 13, 2017 to May 3, 2018
Location: 
Rhode Island, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Religious Studies and Theology, Women's & Gender History / Studies

On behalf of the organizing committee, the Providence College Seminar on the History of Early America (PC-SHEA) is pleased to announce its 2017-2018 schedule. The Seminar will meet in the Liberal Arts Seminar Room (room no. 202) in the Ruane Center for the Humanities. Each meeting will begin at 4:30pm and will go until 6:00pm. Light refreshments will be provided. If you wish to attend, or would like to be added to our mailing list for future meetings, please contact Prof. Sharon Ann Murphy at Sharon.Murphy@providence.edu.

FALL 2017

Graduate Student Forum Colonial Society of Massachusetts

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 8, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Colonial America, African American History / Studies, Native American History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology

The Colonial Society’s Graduate Forum brings together new generations of scholars to share their work on early American history. Since 1999, more than 130 promising graduate students have joined Colonial Society members and friends in a day of scholarly engagement. Moderator Richard D. Brown,  Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History emeritus, University of Connecticut will guide the discussions for the 2018 Forum.

We invite papers on all aspects of early American history (up to 1815).

New and Emerging Studies of the Spanish Colonial Borderlands

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Chicana/o History / Studies, Colonial America, Native American History / Studies

A Call for Workshop Papers:
“New and Emerging Studies of the Spanish Colonial Borderlands”

1717: CELEBRATING THE 300TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE VINEGAR BIBLE

Type: 
Event
Date: 
September 30, 2017
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Historic Preservation, Local History, Religious Studies and Theology

In 2017 the Bible known as the Vinegar Bible is marking the 300th anniversary of its printing in Oxford, England. One of these impressive lectionary Bibles resides at Christ Episcopal Church in Shrewsbury, NJ and the parish is celebrating its birthday with a special event, called "1717", that will be held on September 30th, 2017 at 7 pm at the Church. The celebration will consist of discussions about various aspects of the Bible's History and performancefs of music of that period that have a remarkable connection to the Bible.

CFA Anais de História de Além-Mar, vol. 19 (2018)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 20, 2017 to January 10, 2018
Location: 
Portugal
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Colonial America, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies, Maritime History / Studies

Anais de História de Além-Mar – Annals of Overseas History (AHAM) is a peer-reviewed journal published by CHAM —Centre for the Humanities. It aims to disseminate scientific work on the Portuguese expansion (15th to 20th centuries), its historical context, parallel phenomena, and the connections between the histories and the societies of all the spaces involved.

We invite article proposals for volume 19, scheduled to be published in the winter of 2018.

“The Art of Revolutions,” Philadelphia, PA (October 26-28, 2017)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 26, 2017 to October 28, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, European History / Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies

October 26-28, 2017
American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA

2017 Whitehill Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
December 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Local History

The Colonial Society of Massachusetts

Announces the 2017

Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History

 

This prize of two thousand five hundred dollars, established in memory of Walter Muir Whitehill, for many years Editor of Publications for the Colonial Society and the moving force behind the organization, will be awarded for a distinguished essay on early American history (up to 1825), not previously published, with preference being given to New England subjects. The Society hopes that the prize may be awarded annually.

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