Congratulations to Andrew Lang Winner of the 2018 Tom Watson Brown Book Award

Type: 
Prize
Date: 
January 31, 2019
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Military History, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Political History / Studies, World History / Studies

The Society of Civil War Historians and the Watson–Brown Foundation are proud to announce that Andrew Lang is the recipient of the Tom Watson Brown Book Award. Dr.

CFP: A Diverse History: Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest before 1900--The David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 1, 2018
Location: 
Texas, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

The 2019 David B. Warren Symposium on American Material Culture and the Texas Experience:

A Diverse History: Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest before 1900
February 22–23, 2019

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens is accepting proposals for papers on diverse people and traditions in material culture and visual art in pre-1900 Texas, the Lower South, and the Southwest, to be presented at the 7th biennial David B. Warren Symposium in 2019 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. 

Edited collection on Latino Fatherhood in Literature, Film, and Television

California,
Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Chicana/o History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Film and Film History, Mexican History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

Latino fatherhood and paternal figures are ever present in literature, film, and television, yet there is a lack of scholarly attention on their representation. Research has largely focused on Latina/Chicana motherhood and maternal figures. The purpose of this edited collection, titled "Latino Fatherhood: Papá in Popular Narrative," is to address this major gap in Latinx cultural studies by investigating how Latino fatherhood is defined, represented, and challenged in literature, film, and television.

Native American Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Call

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 30, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Indigenous Studies, Native American History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

The Native American Studies Area of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association is accepting proposals dealing with any issue peratining to the literuature, representation, or history of Native Americans. Proposals are due by June 30, 2018, and the conference takes place at the Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, MD from November 8 to 10, 2018. The conference is open to students, academics, and independent scholars.
 

CFP: James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project

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.

Innovation through Migration: New Senior Fellowships at GHI West, UC Berkeley

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
May 15, 2018
Location: 
California, United States
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands, Demographic History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Social History / Studies

The German Historical Institute Washington DC is proud to announce a new fellowship program at its Pacific Regional Office in Berkeley, GHI West. The fellowship program offers up to three senior scholars per year the chance to come to Berkeley to help shape the emerging Center for the History of Migration and Knowledge which is being established at GHI West. Stays may range from four to twelve weeks. The first fellowship will start October 2018 or later.

Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas - Friday, April 6, 2018

Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
April 6, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Religious Studies and Theology, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

 

Newberry Seminar: Religion and Culture in the Americas

Sponsors: Albion College, the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Wheaton College.

 

Friday, April 6, 2018 / 3:00pm to 5:00pm / Room B-84

The Newberry Library / 60 West Walton Street / Chicago IL 60610

 

 

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