CFP: Digital Shorts at the 2018 ASA: States of Emergence and Digital Humanities

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
August 15, 2018 to November 10, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Digital Humanities Caucus of the American Studies Association seeks ASA conference attendees to participate in a session entitled Digital Shorts: States of Emergence and Digital Humanities. The session will consist of “lightning talks” in which participants describe digital projects in 3-5 minute presentations, receive community feedback, and discuss issues raised by the talks.

Reminder: Proposals Due 9/1/18 for James K. Polk and His Time

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 1, 2018
Location: 
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Public History, Slavery, U.S. - Mexico Borderlands

The James K. Polk Project and the Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invite paper proposals for "James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project," to be held at the East Tennessee Historical Society, in Knoxville, on April 12–13, 2019.

Trans-nationalizing Identity and Space in The Orient: 19th-century Women’s Travel Writing - Roundtable, NeMLA 2019, Washington D.C.

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, British History / Studies

Trans-nationalizing Identity and Space in The Orient: 19th-century Women’s Travel Writing

(Roundtable)

The Wakandan Civitas and its Panthering Futurity

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 21, 2019 to March 24, 2019
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Area Studies, Black History / Studies

Black Panther ventures Afrotopic advancement and this panel engages receptions of Black civilization as literary form (i.e. reading film, graphic novel, etc. as text) in order to create dialogue generally about various aspects of African and African diasporic representation.

Monuments

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
Norway
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Literature

 

 

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Civil War Study Group Symposium, Saturday, September 29, 2018 Eastern Michigan University

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
September 29, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Popular Culture Studies, Fine Arts

Please register for the 11th Annual Civil War Study Group at Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on Saturday, September 29th.

This years theme will be the Popular and Material Culture of the Civil War.  

The meeting is currently scheduled for 219 Pray-Harrold, on the eastern side of the EMU campus and in the building that is home to the History program. 

The tentative schedule is:

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 6 August - 13 August

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
August 13, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 6 August 2018 to 13 August 2018. These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Announce. See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information. To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Edited Collection: Cold War II: Hollywood’s Renewed Obsession with Russia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Film and Film History, Political History / Studies, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

The Cold War, with its bald confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union, has been widely depicted in film. Starting even before the conflict actually began with Ernst Lubitsch’s portrayals of communism in Ninotschka (1939), and ranging from Stanley Kubrick’s openly “Cold War” Dr. Strangelove (1963) to Fred Schepisi’s The Russia House (1990), Hollywood’s obsession with the Cold War, the Soviets/Russians, communism, and the political and ideological differences between the U.S. and Russia were pronounced.

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