CFP: Religion in the American West

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art invites submissions of images + short reflections/captions for possible inclusion in a spring 2023 publication on the topic "Religion and the American West." Religion has helped shape the culture of the western United States, and religious practices and identity have also been impacted by being incorporated, sometimes forcibly, into the legal boundaries of the US: we want to explore those changes through personal, individual stories. This publication will accompany an exhibition designed around the same theme.

Announcement: Papers of Andrew Jackson Webinar: Dr. Alaina E. Roberts, “A Western Reconstruction: Black Slaves, Native Masters, and American Intervention” (April 21)

The Papers of Andrew Jackson is pleased to announce that the fourth and final webinar of our 2020-2021 series is scheduled for Wednesday, April 21, 4-5pm (eastern). Dr. Alaina E. Roberts will give a presentation entitled: “A Western Reconstruction: Black Slaves, Native Masters, and American Intervention.” To preregister for this webinar, please visit: tiny.utk.edu/pajwebinarapril21.

Western History Association 2020 Virtual Conference

Western History Association 2020 Virtual Conference will be held from 13 - 17 Oct.  As this is a virtual conference the WHA is offering interesting registaion options.  All WHA members registration is fee.  The unique options for students makes conference attendance with their membership an attractive options;  The follow specials on membership are being offered through the end of the month:

Emerging Scholar Contest Offered by Montana The Magazine of Western History

Emerging Scholar Contest Offered by Montana The Magazine of Western History

by Tammy Ryan

Montana The Magazine of Western History, a publication of the Montana Historical Society, is pleased to announce a contest for the best article on the history of the American West by an emerging scholar. We welcome submissions from graduate students, early career faculty, and independent scholars. The deadline for submissions is January 4, 2021. 

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