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Gettysburg at 150

I attended The Future of Civil War History conference recently at Gettysburg. One outstanding element of the conference involved a series of field experiences, two-hour plus morning tours with various experts covering topics like battlefield rehabilitation or the fighting in

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Nominations Open for MAAM Katherine Coffey Award

From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums is accepting nominations for the Katherine Coffey Award.  The Coffey Award is given in recognition of achievement in the museum field and is MAAM’s highest honor.  Nominations should include a

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Register Now for MAAM’s 2012 Annual Meeting, October 7-9

From the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums: Registration is now open for the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums’ 2012 Building Audiences, Visitor Engagement: A Foundation for our Future.  The annual meeting will be held October 7-9, 2012, in Tarrytown, New York, just 23

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Call for Sessions: Building Museums Symposium

The Mid-Atlantic Associations of Museums has issued a call for sessions for its annual symposium. Building Museums® 2012 will feature program content that reflects museums of various sizes, disciplines, budgets, collections-orientation, and scope of building projects. Projects of all sizes

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Eastern American Studies Association Conference: Tradition and Innovation in American Culture

Update 3/13/2012:  The conference schedule (scroll to page 5) has been published online. The Eastern American Studies Association annual conference will be held at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, 2012, with the

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Call for Papers: Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars 2012

The Center for Material Culture Studies at the University of Delaware invites submissions for papers to be given at the 10th Annual Material Culture Symposium for Emerging Scholars.  The conference Material Matters, will be held at the Winterthur Museum, Garden &

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OHMAR Spring Conference Dates and Call for Papers Announced

Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region (OHMAR) announces its Spring 2012 Conference to be held April 11-12 at the Reginald Lewis Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The program committee invites participants to interpret the conference theme, “Generations of Oral History.” Topics

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Call for Papers: The Wide Reach of Appalachia

The Appalachian Studies Association has issued a call for papers for its 35th annual conference to be held March 23rd-25th, 2012 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The ASA especially encourage proposals on any aspect of northern Appalachia—but also, considering “The

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Call for Papers: Land Use and Ethic Symposium

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry’s Northern Forest Institute At Huntington Wildlife Forest invites submissions for a symposium of interdisciplinary scholarship in land use and ethics, to be held at Huntington Wildlife Forest, Newcomb, Essex County, NY on

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American Museum Membership Conference

The American Museum Membership Association is holding its 2011 conference in Philadelphia from October 24-27. Now in its 30th year, AMMC is the only national museum conference organized entirely by membership staff for membership staff. The conference is now open

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CONFERENCE CALENDAR

Oct
24
Fri
1:45 pm The World’s Fair Since ’64 @ Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian Institution
The World’s Fair Since ’64 @ Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian Institution
Oct 24 @ 1:45 pm – Oct 25 @ 2:45 pm
From H-Urban: This workshop proposes to examine world’s fairs since (and including) 1964, a period marked by tremendous variability in the location and impact of the genre.  Participants may cover any of the fairs from 1964 to the present, as
Oct
27
Mon
8:30 am Meant to Last? Preserving the Mo...
Meant to Last? Preserving the Mo...
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm
From the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts: The twentieth and twenty-first centuries brought into the world a bewildering array of new materials, used to design a broad range of objects now collected in museums, libraries, and archives.   Many
Oct
30
Thu
4:30 pm Conference: Green Capitalism? Ex... @ Hagley Library and Museum
Conference: Green Capitalism? Ex... @ Hagley Library and Museum
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – Oct 31 @ 5:30 pm
More information to follow.  View the 2013 conference schedule at http://www.hagley.org/hagley-conferences.
Oct
31
Fri
12:15 pm Feminist Art History Conference @ American University
Feminist Art History Conference @ American University
Oct 31 @ 12:15 pm – Nov 2 @ 1:15 pm
Announcing the Fifth Annual FEMINIST ART HISTORY CONFERENCE at American University in Washington, DC, Friday, October 31 – Sunday, November 2, 2014. This annual conference builds on the legacy of feminist art-historical scholarship and pedagogy initiated by Norma Broude and
Nov
1
Sat
all-day CFP: Fourth Biennial Interdiscip... @ Deadline
CFP: Fourth Biennial Interdiscip... @ Deadline
Nov 1 all-day
From H-New Jersey: The Fourth Biennial Conference on Race, The Criminalization of Race in History and Global Societies: Social Activism and Equal Justice, will be held April 16-18, 2015 at Monmouth University in Long Branch, New Jersey.  The planning committee has

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