Re: Boy (and Girl) Scouts of America

This is a useful introduction, but it blurs differences in gender imaging and purposes between the early Girl Scouts and the Camp Fire Girls and understates the early animosity of top BSA leadership toward Girl Scouting. Whether memories of these conflicts endure today is of course an open question. The Boy Scouts of America’s longtime Chief Scout Executive James West, along with other BSA leaders, helped Luther Gulick and Charlotte Gulick to design Camp Fire Girls so as to fill a social niche analogous to Boy Scouting while averting any suggestion that these were imitation Boy Scouts.

CFP: Poetische Zeitgenossenschaft bei Thomas Mann und Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Mannheim (05.04.2018)

Kooperation zwischen der Hugo von Hofmannsthal-Gesellschaft und dem Kreis Junger Thomas Mann Forscher

Organisation: PD Dr. Anna Katharina Gisbertz (Universität Mannheim) & Dr. Sebastian Zilles (Otto Friedrich-Universität Bamberg)

Tagungstermin: Fr/Sa: 22.-23.06.2018

Tagungsort: Universität Mannheim

CALL FOR APPLICANTS: The Vivian G. Prins Fellowship 2018 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is pleased to offer a fellowship for emigrating scholars, artists, museum professionals, and researchers through a grant from The Vivian G. Prins Foundation. The grant is in honor of Bronia Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and one of the Museum’s earliest and most steadfast volunteers. The Vivian G.


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