5th Annual Slave Dwelling Project Conference: Slavery, Resistance, and Community

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 24, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Public History, Slavery

“Now that I have the attention of the public by sleeping in extant slave dwellings, it is time to wake up and deliver the message that the people who lived in these structures were not a footnote in American history.”–Joseph McGill, founder of the Slave Dwelling Project, Civil War re-enactor, and descendant of the enslaved.

Dain Award - call for submissions

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
August 19, 2018 to January 11, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Archival Science, Graduate Studies, Library and Information Science, Public History

Members of the Library History Round Table of ALA created the Phyllis Dain Library History Dissertation Award to recognize outstanding work in our field by emerging library historians.  The committee for the selection of the 2019 Dain Dissertation Award winner is seeking submissions by January 11, 2019.

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.

Association of National Park Rangers - Ranger Rendezvous 41

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 7, 2018 to November 11, 2018
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Government and Public Service, History Education, Historic Preservation, Public History

The 41st Ranger Rendezvous will have opportunities to learn about field work in the National Park Service, current conservation issues, and for conversation with rangers from across the United States.

Call for Papers: Libraries, Archives, Museums, and Popular Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 17, 2019 to April 20, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Library and Information Science, Archival Science, Popular Culture Studies, Public History, Humanities

The Popular Culture Association annual conference will be held April 17-20, 2019, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, DC. Scholars from a wide variety of disciplines will meet to share their Popular Culture research and interests.

 

2018-19 Virtual eInterns - History Program, National Cemetery Administration

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Date: 
July 31, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Graduate Studies, Library and Information Science, Public History

VIRTUAL VOLUNTEER STUDENTS SOUGHT TO RESEARCH HISTORICAL VETERAN TOPICS.  The National Cemetery Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, seeks up to (5) virtual interns for the 2018-19 academic year.

Postgraduate Certificate Programme "Exhibiting Contemporary History" (Univ. Jena)

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
August 15, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, European History / Studies, History Education, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Public History

 

Exhibiting Contemporary History is a one-year part-time postgraduate certificate programme offered by Friedrich Schiller University Jena in cooperation with the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation. It is a part of the Europäisches Kolleg Jena: Representing the 20th Century.

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