Author: Lucy Davis
Lucy Davis is the Digital Media Coordinator for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities. She studies public history at Rutgers University, Camden.

Call for Proposals: Activist History Review Annual Conference

 The Activist History Review has issued a call for proposals for its annual conference, to be held June 18, 2018 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  The theme of the conference will be power. Proposals may be for panels, posters,

D.C.’s Visionary Historian Award Presented to MARCH Founder Howard Gillette

Dr. Gillette was chosen as the Historical Society of Washington, DC’s 2018 award recipient based on his long tenure at George Washington University and his works on the city’s history.

Call for Papers: Community College and the Future of Humanities

The conference is sponsored by the CUNY Humanities Alliance, a collaboration between the Graduate Center at CUNY and the LaGuardia Community College.

Smithsonian to Temporarily Remain Open if Government Shutdown Occurs

The complex in Washington, DC will remain open for the weekend of January 20-21 even if Congress fails to reach a budget decision.

National Library of Medicine Debuts Traveling Exhibit

Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn! will examine personal illness narratives in comics and graphic novels.

Gun Barrel Returning to Battleship New Jersey

The guns were stored outdoors in a Norfolk Naval Shipyard annex for sixty-four years. They will be returned to the Battleship museum and other significant sites.

New Netherland Institute Partners with Cornell University Press

The partnership will begin in Spring 2018 and seeks to identify, develop, and finance the works collaboratively.