Colonial Trade Faire at the Oldham County History Center, La Grange KY

Type: 
Event
Date: 
June 3, 2017 to June 4, 2017
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, History Education, Local History, Military History

COLONIAL TRADE FAIRE
at the Oldham County History Center
Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Held in conjunction with Arts on the Green Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

CFP Historical Society of Southern California Annual Conference February 10, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 10, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Local History

CALL FOR PAPERS
Historical Society of Southern California 2018 Annual Conference
“From the Cold War to the Space Race: Science, Technology, and Society in Southern California”
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
February 10, 2018

Call for Papers: Gentrification and Cultural Heritage

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 19, 2017 to July 1, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, Contemporary History, Local History, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

Call for Papers: Change Over Time

 

Gentrification and Heritage Conservation | Fall 2018

 

Guest Editors: Caroline Cheong and Kecia Fong

 

Bradley Fister on the History of Court Street and Downtown Versailles, KY, May 25

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 25, 2017
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Local History

The next meeting of the Woodford County Historical Society will be at 6:30 p.m., May 25, at the society's library and museum, 121 Rose Hill, Versailles.

The guest speaker will be Bradley Fister, a Lexington resident with roots in Woodford County. He is a University of Kentucky graduate with a degree in interior design. He is a teaching assistant pursuing a master's degree in interiors and a candidate for certification in historic preservation.

RESCHEDULED Boston Environmental History Seminar: Industrialization in Rural America

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
May 16, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Labor History / Studies, Local History, Rural History / Studies

Boston Environmental History Seminar

The Boston Environmental History Seminar is an occasion for scholars as well as interested members of the public to discuss aspects of American environmental history from prehistory to the present day. Presenters come from a variety of disciplines including history, urban planning, and environmental management. Six to eight sessions take place annually during the academic year, and most focus on works in progress.

CFP: "'How long, O God, how long?' The Underground Railroad's Unfinished Business", Ohio River National Freedom Corridor 2017 Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 2, 2017
Location: 
Indiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Local History, Public History, Slavery

The Ohio River National Freedom Corridor will host its 3rd Annual Underground Railroad Conference September 29 & 30, 2017 at Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana.

Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Award in Florida Studies

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
June 9, 2017
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
Graduate Studies, Local History, American History / Studies, Area Studies

The University of South Florida Libraries’ Florida Studies Center in Tampa, FL, invites applications from graduate students for a month-long, in-residence research project. The Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Award offers $2,500 to an M.A. student or Ph.D. candidate engaged in research on a Florida studies topic. The successful applicant will be invited to share his or her research in congenial public forums during the research period.

2018 Virginia Forum

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018 to March 17, 2018
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, Rural History / Studies, Public History, Social History / Studies

2018 Call for Papers

The Virginia Forum: March 15-17, 2018

Local History and Regional Identity

Founded in 2006, the Virginia Forum is an annual conference that brings together historians, teachers, writers, archivists, museum curators, historic site interpreters, librarians, and others engaged in the study and interpretation of Virginia history to share their knowledge, research, and experiences. Accordingly, the Forum is interdisciplinary in nature and welcomes proposals on all aspects of Virginia life, society, history, and culture.

Public History in New York State

Type: 
Call for Publications
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Historic Preservation, Local History, Public History, Rural History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

A new series of books from SUNY Press:

Public History in New York State.  University at Albany Center for Applied Historical Research, ed.

African Americans in Western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Local History, Ethnic History / Studies

The University of North Carolina at Asheville invites proposals for panels, papers, posters, and roundtables on the African American experience in western North Carolina and Southern Appalachia. Presentations from a variety of disciplines—including sociology, history, anthropology, literature, and others—on western North Carolina will be prioritized, but scholarship on all Southern Appalachian communities will be considered. Our goal is to provide an open forum for scholars to engage each other and our community on the vital issues facing Appalachian communities of color.

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