Reminder: Proposals Due 9/1/18 for James K. Polk and His Time

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2018
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Public History, Slavery, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

The James K. Polk Project and the Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invite paper proposals for "James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project," to be held at the East Tennessee Historical Society, in Knoxville, on April 12–13, 2019.

Workshop on “Democracy, indigenous rights and ethno-racial mobilisation:  Latin America in comparative perspective”

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 6, 2018
Location: 
Switzerland
Subject Fields: 
Ethnic History / Studies, Human Rights, Indigenous Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Workshop on “Democracy, indigenous rights and ethno-racial mobilisation:  Latin America in comparative perspective”  | 6 October 2018 | Geneva

 

Call for contributors Queens in Waiting: Potential and Prospective Queens, Ambitions and Expectations

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
November 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, Childhood and Education, European History / Studies, Political History / Studies, British History / Studies

Queens in Waiting: Potential and Prospective Queens, Ambitions and Expectations

We are seeking proposals for essays to be included in a proposed volume on ‘Queens in Waiting’ to be submitted to the Queenship and Power series. The collection seeks to explore the processes of becoming or attempting (successfully or not) to become queen through a collection of case studies of individual women or comparative groupings of women. Potential topics could include but are not limited to:

Edited Collection: Cold War II: Hollywood’s Renewed Obsession with Russia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Political History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

The Cold War, with its bald confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, has been widely depicted in film. Starting even before the conflict actually began with Ernst Lubitsch’s portrayals of communism in Ninotschka (1939), and ranging from Stanley Kubrick’s openly “Cold War” Dr. Strangelove (1963) to Fred Schepisi’s The Russia House (1990), Hollywood’s obsession with the Cold War, the Soviets/Russians, communism, and the political and ideological differences between the U.S. and Russia were pronounced.

All Kentucky's Citizens Reading _All the King's Men_

Type: 
Event
Date: 
August 14, 2018 to November 17, 2018
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Political History / Studies

The University Press of Kentucky has partnered with Kentucky Humanities on its new statewide literacy project, Kentucky Reads: All the King's Men. The program will use Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize–winning novel to guide a statewide conversation on contemporary populism and political discourse and their relationship to journalism.

Joseph A. Labadie Collection announces the 2019 William P. Heidrich Research Fellowship

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
September 28, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
Political History / Studies, Social History / Studies

The University of Michigan Library's Special Collections Research Center invites applications for fellowships for research in residence. We will award William P. Heidrich Research Fellowships to support research projects that require substantial on-site use of the Joseph A. Labadie Collection during calendar year 2019. The fellowships will provide funds for on-site research on any topic that is supported by the Labadie Collection.

Film Screening by "Breaking the Bronze Ceiling" to Celebrate Women's Equality Day in Lexington, KY

Type: 
Event
Date: 
August 27, 2018
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, Political History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Social History / Studies

Special Screening of "Suffragette" Presented by Breaking the Bronze Ceiling to Celebrate Women's Equality Day 2018

A one-night-only event on Monday, August 27th at the Historic Kentucky Theatre.

The Irish Republican Army (I.R.A) on Film: Critical Essays and Interviews

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 5, 2018 to January 31, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
British History / Studies, Film and Film History, Military History, Political History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

The Irish Republican Army on Film: Critical Essays and Interviews: Editor: Matthew Edwards

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