Call for articles: History Didactics and Public History – Commonalities, Differences and Perspectives

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
January 15, 2018
Subject Fields: 
History Education, Public History, Teaching and Learning

The International Journal of Research on History Didactics, History Education, and History Culture. Yearbook of the International Society for History Didactics (JHEC) is the official journal of the International Society for History Didactics, published by Wochenschau Verlag (Germany). The journal is issued once a year and publishes peer reviewed papers in English. The abstracts are tri-lingual (English, French, German).

Libraries in the Context of Capitalism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 3, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Library and Information Science, Public History, Teaching and Learning
Libraries in the Context of Capitalism

What does it mean for libraries, archives, and museums to serve the public interest in a cultural environment in which profit is all-important? What pressures do we face in a money-driven world, on an institutional level and as individuals?

Extended Deadline: SWPACA American Studies and American History

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 15, 2017
Location: 
New Mexico, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Public History, Social History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

Call for Papers

American Studies and American History

Southwest Popular / American Culture Association (SWPACA)

39th Annual Conference, February 7-10, 2018

Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

http://www.southwestpca.org

Proposal submission deadline: November 15, 2017

Stratford Hall Symposium Series: “The Mexican War and Robert E. Lee”

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2017 to November 4, 2017
Location: 
Virginia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Military History, Political History / Studies, Public History

Stratford Hall Symposium Series: “The Mexican War and Robert E. Lee”

 

Robert E. Lee’s service in the Mexican War is the focus of this year’s Lee Symposium, to be hosted by Stratford Hall on November 3 and 4. This year Dr. Allen C. Guelzo, the Henry R. Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies at Gettysburg College in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, will examine Robert E. Lee’s development as a military strategist and officer during a period of American history not widely associated with this iconic American personage.

 

Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellowship for Independent Researchers

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Theatre & Performance History / Studies, Social Sciences, Public History, Popular Culture Studies, Human Rights

The Weinberg Fellowship is intended to support independent researchers, journalists, writers, filmmakers, visual and performing artists, and other humanists who wish to use the Newberry’s collection to further their creative work.

"Recasting the Confederacy: Monuments and Civil War Memory"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
November 6, 2017
Location: 
Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Public History, Slavery

Please join us for the kickoff event for the Draper Workshop Series, a panel discussion entitled "Recasting the Confederacy: Monuments and Civil War Memory."

Monday, November 6th, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Konover Auditorium, Thomas J. Dodd Center

University of Connecticut, Storrs

 

For more information on our speakers, please visit: http://calendar.uconn.edu/event/56659/2017-11-06

PHC Conference 11/17: Challenging Assumptions Through Public History

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 17, 2017
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Public History

Join The CUNY Public History Collective for our second annual conference, "It's Not What You Think: Challenging Assumptions Through Public History," featuring Keynote speaker Sarah Henry, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at Museum of the City of New York. 

This day-long conference will take place on Friday, November 17 from 10:30am to 6:00pm at the CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY. 

Fellowships Available

Type: 
Fellowship
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial America, Humanities, Slavery, Public History, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Short-term fellowships are awarded for one or more months, and open to academics from any country, subject to selection by committee.  Successful applicants will be working on Jefferson-related projects.

Architecture in Color: Historic Paints and Finishes, Their Investigation and Reproduction

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
November 11, 2017
Location: 
New Jersey, United States
Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Historic Preservation, Local History, Public History, Urban Design and Planning

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University-Camden invited you to join us for the final historic preservation workshop of the semester, Saturday, November 11.

Space is limited, so register now!

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