Lowell has long been a place where ideas and people have migrated. Its name comes from the Boston industrialist that populated the former town of East Chelmsford with mills powered by a series of waterways, whose operators then invited young women from area communities to work in the mills and live nearby. Those mill jobs, over time, began to draw immigrants to the city.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Making a Republic Imperial
Philadelphia, 28-30 March 2019
The McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Program in Early American Economy and Society at the Library Company of Philadelphia invite proposals for Making a Republic Imperial, a conference on empire, imperialism, and colonialism in the early American republic (1780s-1850s) to be held in Philadelphia on March 28-30, 2019.
Sponsored by the Society for Medical Anthropology’s Special Interest Group on Science, Technology and Medicine
David Lowry, Biola University; Kate Tyrol, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
African Studies Association (UK) Conference 2018
Birmingham, UK 11-13 September 2018
Lagos Studies Association Stream
We are looking for additional paper proposals for the following panels in the Lagos Studies Association Stream at ASAUK in Birmingham next September.
I am seeking historians, art historians, and anthropologists (preferably of color) who'd be interested in submitting something with as part of a session that explores subcultural identity construction, tentatively titled "Material Subcultures: Production and Consumption on the Margins." My research is on queer Euro/American pornography in the early twentieth century.
Hello. I am looking for one or two more panelists for a session called "Prehistories of the 'War on Terror'" for the American Studies Association Conference, which will be held Nov. 8-11, 2018 in Atlanta. Here's a quick description: