Pick a Suffragist!

We are looking for folks to research and write short biographical sketches of individuals who were involved in the suffrage movement.  We will publish these sketches on H-Kentucky and then submit them as well for inclusion in an online database Women and Social Movements is creating.  Sketches need to be written of the following women:

Mrs. Joseph Alderson - Middlesboro

CFNominations for the 2017 Roy G. Neville Prize in Bibliography or Biography

We are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Roy G. Neville Prize. The prize is presented biennially by the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) to recognize an outstanding published bibliography or biography in the areas of chemistry and related sciences, technologies, or industries (including such topics as alchemy, biomedicine, molecular biology, etc.).  The prize will be presented on October 19, 2017, at CHF in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The author of the prize-winning work receives a cash prize, a certificate, and travel expenses to accept the award.

Call for Papers: 2017 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference—Biographies Area: San Diego, California (April 12-15, 2017)

Call for Papers: 2017 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference—Biographies Area: San Diego, California (April 12-15, 2017)

CFP: 2017 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference—Biographies Area: San Diego, California (April 12-15, 2017)

Call for Papers: 2017 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual Conference—Biographies Area: San Diego, California (April 12-15, 2017)

Forgotten Indigenous Figures – Early Canadian Biographies and Course Content, by Kathryn Labelle

This week at Borealia, Kathryn Labelle highlights a few of the overlooked Indigenous figures she has included in her Canadian history surveys, and she shares practical details from her own syllabus and lecture notes. Here's a sample of her essay:

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Friends:

The Social Netowrks and Acrhival Content: SNAC is a project to link archival material about individuals, their affiliations and social networks that is scattered in many different archives.  For example, an archive may have holdings about a nonprofit, but archives for some of the members of that nonprofit may be in different archives, as are the records of the colleges/universitites they attended, and for other organizations these same individuals led or joined.  SNAC is building a single searchable archive to bring these scattered items together again virtually.

Número extraordinario de la revista Hispania Nova: "Sin respeto por la Historia. Una biografía de Franco manipuladora"

Publicación de un Número extraordinario de Hispania Nova:

La revista Hispania Nova ha sacado un dossier extraordinario coordinado por Ángel Viñas bajo el título “Sin respeto por la Historia. Una biografía de Franco manipuladora”. Aprovechando la publicación de una de las biografías recientes más polémicas sobre su figura y el aniversario de su muerte, el número pretende revitalizar el debate historiográfico sobre su legado y régimen.

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