Frederick Jackson Turner Award for Lifetime Achievement in Midwestern History; Alice Smith Public History Prize

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Local History, Humanities, Public History, Historic Preservation

The Midwestern History Association welcomes nominations for the Frederick Jackson Turner Award in Midwestern History.  It is intended to honor historians whose work exemplifies the best in the practice of Midwestern history, through publications, service, teaching, training, or any combination of these activities.  Previous winners include Margaret Beattie Bogue, John E. Miller, James H.

Texas A&M University 9th Annual History Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Public History, Military History, Humanities

The History Graduate Student Organization and the Sigma Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Texas A&M University are proud to announce our 2018 graduate and undergraduate history student conference. The conference will take place on March 23-24, 2018. This conference is an opportunity for graduate and undergraduate students to showcase their research in front of their peers and experts from a variety of historical fields.

 

Call for Panelist: Western Historical Association Conference 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Native American History / Studies, Public History

We are putting together a panel for the Western History Association Conference, October 17-20, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The conference theme is "Reimagining Race and Ethnicity in the West." The panel theme would encompass the Southwest and its borderlands, dealing with public history, indigeneity, authenticity, commerce, and memory. The time period would stretch between the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

Second International Drive History Conference: Putting Automotive Heritage on the Road

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 12, 2018 to April 14, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History

During the twentieth-century, heritage preservation primarily focused on immobile objects. This is significant when we consider how much of our global economy, landscape, built environment, culture, and way of life has been affected by the automobile and associated infrastructure. Automobiles have been purposefully designed as much as any modern building. Therefore, we must engage the broader cultural phenomena of cars in order to answer the difficult questions pertaining to human needs and desires that are inseparably intertwined with time and place.

GLOBALIZING THE STUDENT REBELLION IN THE LONG ’68

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 3, 2018 to October 5, 2018
Location: 
Spain
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, History Education, Public History, Social History / Studies, World History / Studies

The Times They Are A-Changin'

GLOBALIZING THE STUDENT REBELLION IN THE LONG ’68

Conference in History of Education

October 3-5, 2018

University of Valencia – Spain

Call for Proposals

Admitted languages: Spanish, Italian, English, Portuguese, French

www.espaciotiempoyeducacion.com

2018 VAF Abbott Lowell Cummings Book Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
November 4, 2017 to December 15, 2017
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History, Urban History / Studies

The Abbott Lowell Cummings Prize, named after the founding president of the Vernacular Architecture Forum, is awarded annually to the publication that has made the most significant contribution to the study of vernacular architecture and cultural landscapes. In judging the nominated books, the jurors look for a publication that is:

- based on primary research,

- emphasizes fieldwork that takes seriously the materiality of architecture and landscapes, and draws on particular elements of environments as evidence.

- breaks new ground in interpretation or methodology, and

Call for Proposals: Monument Culture: International Perspectives on the Future of Monuments in a Changing World

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 3, 2017 to December 31, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Local History, Public History, World History / Studies

In 2017, a year of difficult and often appalling events both on the national and international stage, monument culture unexpectedly became the centerpiece of discussion, protest, activism, and vandalism. Scholars and preservationists witnessed monument culture move from the margins to the center of society, both in the United States and in many other countries around the world.

Delta Symposium XXIV: Discovering the Region’s Voices

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
Arkansas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Languages, Music and Music History, Public History, Popular Culture Studies

Delta Symposium XXIV:  Discovering the Region’s Voices

Call for Papers

 

The Department of English, Philosophy, and World Languages at Arkansas State University opens a call for papers and presentations for the twenty-fourth annual Delta Symposium April 11-14, 2018.  The Delta Symposium features scholarship on a wide variety of expressive forms that are resonant with Delta history and culture. Individual and panel presentations on topics relevant to the history and culture of the Arkansas and Mississippi Deltas are welcome.

 

CFP: American Museums and the Interpretation of Religion

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 4, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Public History, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies
We seek papers for a panel addressing the history of the interpretation of religion at American museums and public history sites, to be presented at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, April 4-6, 2019.  Papers should address the interpretation of religious practices, peoples, and/or ideas in a publ

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