In the decades following the Second World War, the American family assumed an unprecedented cultural and political importance in the life of the nation. Happy families were everywhere: beaming enthusiastically from magazine advertisements and indulging in wholesome hijinks on ubiquitous post-war sitcoms.
Mobilizing Voters in the English-Speaking World : the role of grassroots organizations and civil rights organizations (1867 – 2017)
Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world
University of Strasbourg: 5-6 October 2018
Organised by SEARCH (Savoirs dans l’Espace Anglophone: Représentations, Culture, Histoire; Université de Strasbourg)
Confirmed Guest speaker: Philip Ursprung, Dean and Professor for the History of Art and Architecture, Department of Architecture, ETH Zurich
Below is an updated list of texts available for review in The Journal for the Study of Radicalism. Reviewers must be professors, independent scholars, or professionals who hold a PhD or terminal degree in their field. Advanced graduate students are also encouraged to reply.
Email the Book Review Editor at email@example.com in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.
The National Park Service at Friendship Hill National Historic Site and Fort Necessity National Battlefield, in partnership with Washington & Jefferson College and the National Road Heritage Corridor, seeks proposals for presentations at the National Road Bicentennial Symposium, which is to be held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennsylvania. 2018 marks the bicentennial of the opening of the Eastern Legacy portion of the National (or Cumberland) Road from Cumberland, Maryland, to Wheeling, Virginia (now West Virginia).
The SAMLA 90 Fighters from the Margins: Socio-Political Activists and their Allies will be held at the Sheraton Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, from November 2-4, 2018.
The Institute for Social Movements of Ruhr-Universität Bochum is pleased to announce that the latest issue of Moving the Social - Journal of Social History and the History of Social Movements has been published.
It is a thematic issue on "Sex Workers’ Fights — Prostitutes’ Rights Movements in European and American Countries", guest edited by Mareen Heying, comprising the following contributions:
- Prostitutes’ Movements — the Fight for Workers’ Rights (Mareen Heying)
John C. Van Horne, Editor, in Collaboration with the Papers of Thomas Jefferson at Princeton University and the Center for Digital Editing at the University of Virginia.
The Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission will sponsor the official book launch of Mary Stockwell's Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America (Yale, 2018) on Thursday May 31, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM at the St. Luke's Hospital Auditorium in Maumee, Ohio (near the Fallen Timbers Battlefield National Historic SIte). The event will include a lecture, author meet and greet, and book signing.