The National Women's History Project recently called for nominations for 2019 honorees for "Visionary Women: Champions of Peace and Nonviolence." I submitted a nomination for Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge, originally from Lexington, Kentucky, with the following information:
For over forty years, the Summer Research Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has provided scholars from around the world with the opportunity to work in our Library's famous collections in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies.
We are pleased to announce that we will be holding the Summer Research Laboratory again this year, from June 11 to August 3, 2018.
About the Program
Midwestern History Association Conference in June: the response to the call-for-proposals for the Third Annual Midwestern History Association conference was overwhelming! From those proposals, 80 presentations have been selected for the final schedule, which can be found at the link below. Please spread word of the conference to your friends and colleagues and join us in Michigan on June 7.