African American Digital Humanities Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Archival Science, Black History / Studies, Digital Humanities
The African American Digital Humanities (AADHum) initiative at the University of Maryland is excited to announce that we are now accepting proposals for our first national conference: Intentionally Digital, Intentionally Black. The conference will take place October 18-20, 2018 at the University of Maryland, College Park and feature keynote speakers Andre Brock 

Replacement Panelist: Labor in Lower Mississippi Valley

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 5, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Labor History / Studies

I am seeking a replacement panelist for an accepted session (Saturday, May 19, 2018: 3:00-4:30PM) at the Southern Labor Studies Association Meeting in Athens, GA.

I am especially interested in papers examining regimes of labor and control in the Lower Mississippi Valley during the colonial, antebellum, Civil War, or Reconstruction periods. 

Here is the original panel description, subject to change based on the submissions to this post:

Road Trip! On the Road to Democracy and the American Dream

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Film and Film History, Humanities, Literature, Popular Culture Studies

Throughout the nation’s history Americans have loved to be on the move, embracing a pioneering spirit that is embedded deep within the country’s democratic ideals of opportunity and expansion, of dreams and reinvention. With the widespread availability of cars and the establishment of a vast highway system by the mid-20th century, many Americans had more opportunities than ever before to explore their nation and to reinvent themselves, taking untraveled roads to seek out their own American dreams.

Deadline Approaching: Library Company Fellowship Applications

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
February 16, 2018 to March 1, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The March 1, 2018 deadline is approaching for the Library Company of Philadelphia Short-term, Dissertation, and Mellon Post-Doctorate Fellowship applications:

 

The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below. 

 

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The GHI awards short-term fellowships to European and North American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars to pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources located in the United States. We are particularly interested in research projects that fit into the following fields: German and European history, The history of German-American relations, The role of Germany and the USA in international relations, American history (European doctoral and postdoctoral scholars only)

2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize recipient announced

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Military History, Slavery

The 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Edward Ayers for his work, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W.W. Norton and Company).

 

Ayers will be recognized during an event hosted by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday, April 26. In addition to a $50,000 prize, he will also receive a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' life-size bust “Lincoln the Man.”

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 12 February - 19 February

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Architecture and Architectural History
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 12 February 2018 to 19 February 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.

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Symposium - Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

Friday April 20, 2018
Tulane University

CFP - Call for Papers: The Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 2, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, History Education

The Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review is issuing a call for papers, book reviews, and exhibition reviews. Founded in 1992, "The Tuck" is one of the few peer-reviewed journals exclusively for history graduate students in the Southeastern US. This is a wonderful opportunity to submit original research you have completed in your program while allowing you to gain experience in the journal publication process.

 

Articles:

Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 25, 2018
Location: 
Iceland
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Modern European History / Studies

Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger

International Conference, 19-20 October 2018, University of Iceland.

 

The EDDA Research Center in Critical Contemporary Research at the University of Iceland invites proposals for an international conference—to be held in Reykjavik on 19–20 October 2018—on emergency politics from historical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to bring together scholars in diverse academic fields and working within different thematic and national paradigms to explore “states of exception.”

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