The African American Intellectual History Society will be hosting an online roundtable on LaShawn Harris's new book, Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City’s Underground Economy (University of Illinois Press, 2016) from September 5-10, 2016.
On January 5, the New York Public Library announced that it is making more than 180,000 items available as high resolution downloads. The items are offered for re-use free of copyright restrictions. All subsequently released public domain collections will be offered in the same way.
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I wanted to let my fellow scholars know that my new book, Strangers in the West: The Syrian Colony of New York City, 1880-1900 is now available both on Amazon (as an ebook and paperback) and directly from the publisher. It is the first and only ethnography of the "mother colony" of the Syrian diaspora in the United States.
Linda K. Jacobs
I am writing today on behalf of the New York State Historical Association to let you know that the Publications department is starting the call for submissions for the 2014 Dixon Ryan Fox Prize.
Title: 'New York History': Call for Book Reviewers
Location: New York
Description: New York History: Call for Book Reviewers New York
History, a peer-reviewed quarterly co-published by the New York
State Historical Association and the State University of New
York College at Oneonta, publishes essays, documents and book
reviews relevant to the history of New York State. Now in its ...