Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania State Archives and the Pennsylvania Historical Association are now accepting applications for the 2019 Scholars in Residence Program.
A Scholarship Award in Honor of Dr. Joseph L. Harsh
In the last two decades, hundreds of scholarly books have appeared on public history, memory, museum studies, historic preservation, and related fields, but few have addressed teaching public history. A vast literature exists within the scholarship of teaching and learning, but these studies tend to examine classrooms from an altitude of 30,000 feet, and few address public history. We have a need for more pedagogical work on the teaching of public history, but we do not need more theory, jargon, or how-to-do-it manuals. What we need are stories.
Call for Papers, 2019 Mellon Conference
Traversing the Gap:
Relevance as a Transformative Force at Sites of Public Memory
June 19-21, 2018
Join us in celebrating Veterans Day with a 72-hour transcribathon, focused on uncensored, handwritten reflections from World War II soldiers on war and military service.
In 2011, the Board of Directors (BOD) of Save Historic Antietam Foundation Inc. (SHAF) established an award for scholarly research regarding the Maryland Campaign of 1862, especially the Battle of Antietam. The award is named in honor of Dr. Joseph L. Harsh, longtime professor at George Mason University, and author of a prize-winning trilogy on the Maryland Campaign. Through the generosity of the family and friends of Dr.
Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library is Opening Doors to Scholarship! Winterthur invites scholars, graduate students, artists, and craftspeople to begin brainstorming and planning projects for application to the 2019–2020 Research Fellowship Program!
You’re invited to dig deep into issues you care about, learn something new, and connect with colleagues at Preservation Summer School! Preservation Pennsylvania will host the Statewide Conference on Heritage from June 19-21, 2019 at Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA. (Franklin County)