Call for Nominations: 2018 Conover-Porter Award for Africana Bibliography or Reference Work

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
April 30, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Library and Information Science, Research and Methodology, World History / Studies, Black History / Studies

The Africana Librarians Council, a coordinate organization of the African Studies Association (U.S.), seeks nominations for the biennial Conover-Porter Award for excellence in Africana bibliography or reference work.

Approaching Deadline: Summer Internship Opportunities in Native American and Indigenous Studies, American Philosophical Society Library

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 2, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Native American History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Science

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative (NASI) Undergraduate Summer Internship provides an opportunity for three talented undergraduates to conduct research, to explore career possibilities in archives and special collections, and to learn about advanced training in Native American and Indigenous Studies and related fields.

Buffalo Bill Center of the West Internships Available

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wyoming, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, History Education, Library and Information Science, Public History

The Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming, is offering a number of internship opportunities for the summer of 2018.  Options in many areas including conservation, education, public relations, registration, art, archives, and more.  Application deadline is March 1, 2018.  Click on the following link for more information: https://centerofthewest.org/learn/internships/ 

Rare Book School Courses on Manuscript, Print, and Digital Materials This Summer

Type: 
Summer Program
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science, World History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Historic Preservation, Humanities

“Rare Book School is an important—and well-placed—investment for anyone who is interested in the art and history of the book.” —2017 student

Expand your understanding of book history during a Rare Book School course this spring or summer. Our five-day, intensive courses on the history of manuscript, print, and digital materials will be offered at the University of Virginia, The Thomas J. Watson Library at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Amherst College, Yale University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Indiana University, Bloomington. 

Defining the Museum of the 21st Century: Evolving Multiculturalism in Museums in the United States

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 9, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Digital Humanities, Educational Technology, Historic Preservation, Library and Information Science

The International Committee for Museology (ICOFOM) and Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) are pleased to announce that a symposium on “Defining the Museum of the 21st Century” will be hosted by Southern New Hampshire University’s History Program on September 14, 2018 online in the United States Eastern Time. ICOFOM’s specific aim is to construct the definition from a worldwide platform for debates on theory about museums and museological topics, and its role in collecting the concepts of the museum definition.

Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 16, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Library and Information Science, Archival Science

The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Tenth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of Morris L. Cohen, late Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.

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