Category: News in Public Humanities

Call for Papers: Third International Conference of Thomas Paine Studies at Iona College

Papers should address the effect of 21st century digital humanities on 18th century sources with particular focus on Thomas Paine and his social circle.

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.

Call for Papers: Master Seminar on Post-Genocide

The seminar will take place at Kean University, Union, N.J. on April 19-20, 2018 and the theme will be “Justice After Atrocity?”

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.

NEH Announces Humanities Infrastructure Grant Program

The Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant program will award matching grants to museums, libraries, archives, historical sites, and other institutions in the humanities.

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.