“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.
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.
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.
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.
Public History I.- Czech Society and Historical Anniversaries
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.
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.
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.