Nominations are open for the Society for the History of Technology’s Dibner Award. Because of museum closures in 2020/2021, only online exhibits will be considered eligible this year. If you have a suitable online exhibit please do apply! The closing date for applications is 30 April 2021.
Globalized manufacturing in the 21st century has stimulated a greater need to understand where, how, by whom, and under what conditions our clothing is made. In the past, the weaving of textiles and making of everyday clothing has largely been perceived as anonymous, most especially with regard to marginalized people living in white societies.
Time: 5.15 - 6.30pm
Oral histories offer a unique insight into the past and deserve a place in every major museum collection.
They provide an invaluable opportunity for researchers and visitors to learn about historic events from those who were present, in their own words. Practitioners around the world have recorded an astonishing array of testimonies over the past half-century, from the recollections of Welsh miners to the experiences of those involved in the Mau Mau uprising.
The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church invites applications for grants to be made in 2021. Awards are made as one of the Society’s objectives: promotion of the preservation of the particular heritage of the Episcopal Church and its antecedents. To be considered, applications must be submitted by May 1st with awards announced in July. Recipients are expected to make an appropriate submission to the Society’s journal, Anglican and Episcopal History.
On Friday 19 February at 11 am EST, the History program at Elizabeth City State University in partnership with the NC African American Heritage Commission, the North Carolina Office of State Archaeology, the Museum of the Albemarle, and Elizabeth City/Pasquotank County Parks and Recreation is hosting an African American Cemetery Preservation Mini-Conference. The mini-conference is free, virtual, and open to the public.
Calling all middle and high school teachers, school librarians, and museum educators!