The Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University will host the Fourth International Graduate Students' Conference on Holocaust and Genocide Studies (April 12 to 15, 2018), in cooperation with the Research Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. The conference will provide a forum for advanced doctoral students and early post-docs to present their research projects to peers and established scholars.
SOUTHERN STUDIES CONFERENCE at Auburn University Montgomery—9-10 February 2018. Now in its tenth year, the AUM College of Arts and Sciences invites panel and paper proposals on any aspect of Southern history from Civil War to Civil Rights, from dueling to NASCAR, from King Cotton to corn whiskey. Registrants to the conference will also be able to enjoy a variety of peer-reviewed panels and exhibits on southern topics representing all of the liberal arts disciplines. Proposals should include a 250-word abstract and a brief CV.
The Michigan Historical Review announces a call for graduate papers exploring themes from Michigan's past for its Graduate Student Essay Prize. The lucky winner will receive $2000 and publication in our journal. Deadline is 1 July 2017. Papers must use original, primary source material and will be judged on style, research, originality and proper documentation.
FINAL CALL FOR AUTHORS - WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS - All articles due Sept.1, 2017. Articles should be factual overviews between 500 and 2000 words.
Seeking author-scholars for the following topics (related topics can be proposed):
Women and the Feminine in ---
African Religions: Arts, Magic, Marriage, Priestesses, Religious Performers and Performances, Witchcraft
Baha’i: Education, Sex and Gender, Heroines, Home Life, Ideal woman
Scholars, commentators, and political analysts are asked to submit proposals of 500 words or less outlining a proposed chapter for a volume on the history of Midwestern politics since 1945. Given the recent election outcome, in which major Midwestern states such as Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan, and Ohio switched their support from previous election cycles, the editors believe this is an important moment for a deeper exploration of the dynamics of Midwestern politics and the political culture of the region.
Guest Editor: Angela Jill Cooley, Minnesota State University
Publication Schedule: Volume 56, no. 1 (Fall 2018)
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017
The Southwest Seminar on Colonial Latin America invites proposals for its annual meeting in San Diego, California from October 5 to 7, 2017. The Southwest Seminar is a collaborative effort among specialists from across the U.S. Southwest dedicated to promoting innovative approaches to the study of colonial Latin America. The Seminar’s annual meetings are conceived as a venue to exchange ideas and to encourage collegiality and conviviality among colonial Latin Americanists of varied backgrounds and with diverse research interests.
The GHA Conference seeks submissions concerning, but not limited to, the following topics:
Join us Saturday April 29 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Eagle Point Park Lodge in Clinton Iowa for a day of presentations discussions and a film-screening exploring some of the forgotten figures untold stories, and other arcane aspects of area history. The Gateway History Conference is free and open to the public.