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2015 DC Historic Preservation Awards Registration

Registration is now open to attend the 2015 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation.

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PA Hospital Historic Collections

The Pennsylvania Hospital (1755) by William Strickland.

The Pennsylvania Hospital Historic Collections documents the history of the Pennsylvania Hospital from 1751 to the present.

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Confluence: Considering the Anacostia Exhibit

Confluence: Considering the Anacostia presents four views of the Anacostia River from photographers who approach their shared subject through distinct lenses.

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Call for Submissions for D.C. Historical Society

New Freedom, New Lives: The 42nd Annual Conference on D.C. Historical Studies will take place on November 12-15, 2015.

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NJCH to Host Grant Workshops

The New Jersey Council for the Humanities is hosting three grant workshops in New Jersey.

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Press Conference Announces LGBT Exhibit at Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center has announced plans for a new exhibit, “Speaking Out For Equality: The Constitution, Gay Rights, and the Supreme Court.”

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Richard P. McCormick Prize

Do you know of an excellent scholarly book written about the history of New Jersey?

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Winter Issue of Diversity and Democracy is Released

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

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Public Call for Submissions Due by Feb. 1

Public–A Journal of Imagining America is seeking submissions for its topic of “Globally Engaged Scholarship and Creative Practice.” The journal is interested in submissions that look into the idea of similarities and differences between public scholarship and practice foregrounding civically

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Dr. Clement Alexander Price, Professor At Rutgers University 1945-2014

MARCH is deeply saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Clement Alexander Price, a valued friend and colleague to students, scholars, and humanities professionals, who died on November 5, after suffering a stroke on November 2. Price served as the founding director of the Rutgers Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. In addition to authoring several books on African American history in New Jersey, Price co-founded the annual Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series. In 2009, Price gave the Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture, sponsored by MARCH, at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania. For more information about Price’s achievements and memorial service information, please visit the Rutgers Media Relations webpage.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GREATER PHILADELPHIA

Based at MARCH, with numerous community partners, The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia is a civic project to increase understanding of one of America’s greatest cities. From abolition and the American Revolution to yellow fever and zoos (with cheesesteaks, rowhouses, and hundreds of other topics in between), the digital Encyclopedia and print volume will offer the most comprehensive, authoritative reference source ever created for the Philadelphia region.

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Apr
16
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2:52 pm Fourth Biennial Interdisciplinar... @ Monmouth University
Fourth Biennial Interdisciplinar... @ Monmouth University
Apr 16 @ 2:52 pm – Apr 20 @ 3:52 pm
From Monmouth University: The Fourth Biennial Interdisciplinary 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 West Long Branch, NJ.  According to the
Apr
18
Sat
all-day Retooling Remembrances: Technolo... @ Hagley Museum & Library
Retooling Remembrances: Technolo... @ Hagley Museum & Library
Apr 18 all-day
From the University of Delaware: The Hagley Graduate Program at the University of Delaware will hold a conference, Retooling Remembrances: Technology and Memory, on April 18, 2015, at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware.  The conference will examine the relationship
Apr
22
Wed
12:00 pm PubComm 2015 @ Arch Street Meeting House
PubComm 2015 @ Arch Street Meeting House
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Please join us for the 5th annual PubComm at the Arch Street Meeting House! We invite students, professionals, and faculty from public history, museum studies, and historic preservation programs throughout the region for an afternoon of camaraderie, networking, discussions, and
Apr
23
Thu
all-day Conference: Human Trafficking in...
Conference: Human Trafficking in...
Apr 23 – Apr 26 all-day
Call for Papers Human Trafficking in Early America 23-25 April 2015 An interdisciplinary conference hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, and co-sponsored by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies, the Department of History at the University of Maryland, College
4:46 pm National Council for Preservatio... @ Delaware State University
National Council for Preservatio... @ Delaware State University
Apr 23 @ 4:46 pm – Apr 25 @ 5:46 pm
From Delaware Historical and Cultural Affairs blog: From April 23 to 25, 2015, the National Council for Preservation Education will be hosting “Learning from the Reservation: Using the Traditional Cultural Place Perspective for Better Decision Making in a Diverse Cultural

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