Pennsylvania State Archives and Pennsylvania Historical Association Announce 2019 Scholars in Residence Program

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
November 15, 2018 to February 15, 2019
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Colonial America, Historic Preservation, Native American History / Studies

Harrisburg, PA - The Pennsylvania State Archives and the Pennsylvania Historical Association are now accepting applications for the 2019 Scholars in Residence Program.

Save Historic Antietam Foundation - A Reward for Scholarly Research in Honor of Dr. Joseph L. Harsh

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
February 15, 2019
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, History Education, Public History

A Scholarship Award in Honor of Dr. Joseph L. Harsh

Call for Contributors - Public Historians in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching Public History

New York,
Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
February 1, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Public History, Digital Humanities, Historic Preservation, Oral History, Teaching and Learning

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

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 31, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Human Rights, Public History

Call for Papers, 2019 Mellon Conference

Traversing the Gap:

Relevance as a Transformative Force at Sites of Public Memory

June 19-21, 2018

 

Veterans Day Transcribathon

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 11, 2018 to November 13, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Historic Preservation, Military History, Social Sciences

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. 

A Scholarship Award in Honor of Dr. Joseph L. Harsh

Virginia,
Type: 
Grant
Date: 
February 15, 2019
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Historic Preservation, History Education, Local History, Military History

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.

2019-2020 Winterthur Research Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 15, 2019
Location: 
Delaware, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Historic Preservation

 

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!

 

Statewide Conference on Heritage (Pennsylvania)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 17, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Area Studies, Historic Preservation, Local History, Social History / Studies

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)

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