Tag: Conferences

Eastern State Penitentiary Receives Award from National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded Eastern State Penitentiary its annual Trustees Emeritus Award for Historic Site Stewardship.

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41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies Seeks Volunteers

The planning committee for the 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies has issued a call for volunteers for the upcoming event. Volunteers are needed for a number of duties.

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Conference: Out of Control Suburbs? Comparing Representations of Order, Disorder and Sprawl

From H-Material Culture: The Cultures of the Suburbs International Research Network is holding its 2nd Symposium, Out of Control Suburbs? Comparing Representations of Order, Disorder and Sprawl, June 27-28, 2013 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York: Following the success of

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Picking Up New Digital Skills

It may be a bit early for New Year’s resolutions, but it’s never a bad idea to build time into your professional life for learning new digital skills. Fortunately, you have plenty of great options for building new digital humanities

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The City of the Future

Future-casting. There’s an activity often met with trepidation by historians. While history might inform the present, it isn’t a tool for predicting the future. Or is it? At a conference last month, held by the UMass-Amherst Public History program on

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Call for Papers: History of Women’s Health Conference

The Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, will host its seventh annual History of Women’s Health Conference on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Organizers invite interested persons to send a one to two page proposal or abstract of their topic by Friday, November 4,

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Colloquium on the Americas: Food & Foodways in the Americas

The 4th biennial Mercyhurst Colloquium on the Americas: Food & Foodways in the Americas focuses on the peoples of the Americas and how they perceive and relate to food and foodways.  This colloquium is an open, interdisciplinary conversation about the

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