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

EDRA49 Call for Proposals, "Social Equity by Design"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 16, 2017
Location: 
Oklahoma, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Health and Health Care, Historic Preservation, Urban Design and Planning, Human Rights

Every year, for almost 50 years, socially-motivated professionals and researchers in the environmental design fields have come together during the EDRA conference with a shared belief in the importance of creating environments that are supportive of all people. Through paper presentations, symposia, workshops, intensives, site visits and open discussions, we seek to investigate how to design environments that make communities safer and more enjoyable — more equitable. 

Book Prize in Southern History

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
September 1, 2017 to March 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Slavery

The Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South at the University of Alabama is proud to announce it is receiving nominees for the 2018 Deep South Book Prize. The prize is awarded biennially for the best book on the history or culture of the Deep South, and the author of the prizewinner will receive a cash award of $500.

Books nominated for the nest awarded prize must have been published between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017. Three copies of each nominated book should be mailed by March 1, 2018 to:

Deep South Book Prize

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.

Interpretive Planning for Historic Sites and Museums: Why, What, and How

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
October 7, 2017
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Local History, Public History

Register now! Space is limited.

1-day workshop, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, Rutgers University-Camden

Deadline Extended: Rutgers Art Review Volume 35, Call for Papers and Digital Projects

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 29, 2017
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Digital Humanities, Graduate Studies, Historic Preservation

Call for Papers and Digital Projects

Deadline Extended to September 29,2017

Rutgers Art Review, a journal of graduate research in art history, hereby invites all current graduate students, as well as professionals who have completed their doctoral degree within the past year, to submit papers for its 35th edition.

What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
October 10, 2017
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, Local History, Public History

What Funders Want: A Workshop for History Organizations

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Registration opens at 9:30 a.m.)
Location: Washington’s Headquarters, Morristown NJ
Cost: $25 (includes lunch)

Communicating World Heritage Conference

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 7, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, World History / Studies, Humanities, Historic Preservation

Dear all,

A friendly reminder that bookings for this conference close on 29th September. We are pleased to announce the full conference programme, with highlights and more information below:

Communicating World Heritage

International Conference

7-10 October 2017

Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, UK

www.communicatingworldheritage.wordpress.com

Bookings close: 29th September

 

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