Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies, published by the Pennsylvania Historical Association, is issuing a call for articles to be included in a special issue on the centennial of the United States’ entry into World War I especially as it relates to Pennsylvania to be published in the Fall of 2017.
The registration page for the 2015 Frederic M. Miller Lecture featuring Katherine Ott, a public historian and curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, is now open.
We are pleased to invite applications for a full-time staff position at MARCH, located on the campus of Rutgers-Camden. The primary responsibility of the Public Historian in Residence will be to serve as co-editor of The Public Historian, the journal of the National Council on Public History. The individual hired as co-editor will be expected to provide, in particular, the perspective of a public history practitioner and to build connections between the journal and NCPH’s various digital publications and venues, such as the Public History Commons and History@Work. In his/her role as Public Historian in Residence, the person filling this position will contribute to publications, projects, and events that support the public history initiatives of MARCH and the Department of History. Ideal candidates will have familiarity with debates and practices from around the public history field and will be public history professionals with substantial experience in practice who have established networks of contacts in the field, preferably in the New Jersey/Philadelphia area. The most competitive candidates will also have an understanding of scholarly publishing and knowledge or expertise in technology sufficient to permit participating in discussions about digital initiatives and platforms that are shaping scholarly and professional publishing and communications today. Five years’ experience in public history practice and master’s degree in public history or a related field are required. The position requires excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references no later than Friday, March 20, online here:
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Do you know of an excellent scholarly book written about the history of New Jersey?
Diversity and Democracy has just partnered with the Association of American Colleges and Universities for their latest winter issue. This specific issue of Diversity & Democracy examines the methods and obstacles of faculty and student participation in publicly engaged scholarship and teaching, particularly in…
In honor of Black History Month, the National Park Service will welcome Dr. James Gigantino, an Assistant Professor of History and an allied faculty member in African and African American Studies at the University of Arkansas, to discuss his new book The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865.
We are pleased to announce Katherine Ott, a public historian and curator at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, as the speaker for the annual Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture.
Has one of America’s most prominent monuments really lost some stature?
The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography and Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies published a very special collaborative issue early in January of this year.
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