Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family: A Gentle Horror (CFP)

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
August 6, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature

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)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
September 15, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Australian and New Zealand History / Studies, British History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Political History / Studies

Mobilizing Voters in the English-Speaking World : the role of grassroots organizations and civil rights organizations (1867 – 2017)

One-day conference

Call for Papers - Negotiating, subverting, reconfiguring borders in the English-speaking world University of Strasbourg: 5-6 October 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 20, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies

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

Books Available for Review for the Journal for the Study of Radicalism

Type: 
Call for Publications
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Race Studies, Nationalism History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies

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 jsrbookreview@gmail.com in order to review a text listed below. We also welcome and encourage ideas on other texts related to radicalism.

Hemp History Week in Kentucky, June 5-10

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
June 5, 2018 to June 10, 2018
Location: 
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Local History

The Kentucky Hemp Heritage Alliance and the Heritage Hemp Trail invite all to join in the upcoming events to celebrate Hemp History Week.

Tuesday, June 5th
5 - 8 p.m.

Hemp Soiree at Hopemont, The Hunt-Morgan House
201 N. Mill Street, Lexington KY 40507

CFP: National Road Bicentennial Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 31, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Area Studies, Local History, Political History / Studies, Public History

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).

Muslims in America - SAMLA 90

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
November 2, 2018 to November 4, 2018
Location: 
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Humanities, Islamic History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies

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.

"Moving the Social" Vol. 59 (2018): Sex Workers’ Fights — Prostitutes’ Rights Movements in European and American Countries - published

Type: 
Journal
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, European History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Dear Colleagues,

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:

 

Editor's Introduction:

  • Prostitutes’ Movements — the Fight for Workers’ Rights (Mareen Heying)

Interview:

Thomas Jefferson’s “3. volumes bound in Marbled paper”

Type: 
Online Digital Resources
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Political History / Studies

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.

Book Launch: Unlikely General: "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 31, 2018
Location: 
Ohio, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Military History, Native American History / Studies

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.

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