Category: News in Public Humanities

MARCH Seeks Public Historian / Co-Editor / Digital Editor

The Public Historian in Residence serves as co-editor of The Public Historian journal and Digital Media Editor for the National Council on Public History.

An Invitation: Support Scholarship, Build Community, Create a Legacy

On March 21, join a community of scholars, students, and history lovers in supporting The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia.

Villanova Historian Wins Bancroft Award

Marc Gallicchio, Professor of History at Villanova University, has won the 2018 Bancroft Prize for his 2017 work, Implacable Foes: War in the Pacific, 1944-1945, with co-author Waldo Heinrichs.

Our Thanks to Tamara Gaskell

Gaskell moves from MARCH to take a new position as Director of the Roeliff Jansen Community Library in Hillsdale, N.Y.

Philadelphia Mural Arts Program to Go National

Founder and Executive Director Jane Golden announced that the program would soon be expanded to three Midwestern cities: Akron, Memphis, and Detroit.

Call for Panels/Papers: “Race Hate: The New Normal?”

Scholars interested in the issues surrounding race and hate rhetoric in the age of Trump are invited to submit proposals for the conference, to be held in Albany May 31 to June 1.

The Public Historian Looks at How History Organizations Can Respond to Community Tragedy

The Public Historian did not anticipate the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, when it recruited a roundtable on rapidly responding to community tragedy for its latest issue.

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