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The American Jewish Historical Society Scholar’s Conference will explore disciplinary and other kinds of boundaries that currently confront the field of American Jewish history. For a full discription of conference questions and submission guidelines see the H-Net announcement. Deadline for proposals is November 1, 2011.
The Underground Railroad Workshop seeks proposals for its annual conference to be held April 13-15, 2012 at Russell Sage College in Troy, New York. Proposals to The UGR Turned on its Head—Old Themes, New Directions, should reconsider traditional knowledge in light of new research and innovations. Conference questions and proposal guidelines are available on the Underground Railroad Workshop website. The deadline for proposals is September 30, 2011.
The New York Metro American Studies Association’s annual one day conference, Memory, will be held November 5, 2011 at Parsons, the New School for Design. Morning sessions begin at 9:00 and include “Urban Memory,” “Traumatic Memory,” “Sites of Memory,” and “Official and Suppressed Memories.” The afternoon sessions, “The Materials of Memory” and “Mediated Memory” begin at 2:00. Registration is $20/$10 for students.
The Association for Asian American Studies 2012 conference will be held April 11-14, 2012 in Washington D.C. The conference titled, “Expanding the Political: Power, Poetics, Practices,” is concerned with the role Asian Americans play in the United States in the political sphere, as voters, politicians, and policy makers. AAAS updated its proposal deadline from October 1, 2011 to October 8, 2011.
The American Association for State and Local History is holding its 2011 conference in Richmond, VA. “Commemoration: The Promise of Remembrance and New Beginnings,” starts September 14 and closes on September 16. From the program guide: “Remembrance is a dynamic challenge that poses potential conflicts when we must decide whose lens to use to see the past.” The AASLH meeting provides a platform for discussing the changing meaning of historic events, sites and people. You can register on-site starting September 13th. Those unable to make this event in real life can attend an alternative online version of the event.
Register now for the 11th Annual New Sweden History Conference, titled “The Women of New Sweden-1638-1800.” The conference will be held November 5, 2011 at Widener University in Chester Pennsylvania. Scholars Gunlög Fur, Susan E. Klepp, Jean R. Soderlund and Lorraine E. Williams will speak on the diverse cultural and political roles of women in the Delaware Valley during the 17th and 18th centuries. Registration is open until October 24th (early bird deadline, October 10th). The online form is here. For more information (as well as a printable, mailable registration form), view the conference registration flyer.