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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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Jun
3
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all-day New Jersey History and Historica...
New Jersey History and Historica...
Jun 3 – Jun 4 all-day
From New Jersey Historic Trust: The date for the 2015 New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference.  The event will be held June 3-4, 2015 in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. The June 3 opening reception features guest speaker Robert Wittman,
Sep
30
Wed
2:53 pm Imagining America: Artists and S... @ The Lord Biltmore Hotel
Imagining America: Artists and S... @ The Lord Biltmore Hotel
Sep 30 @ 2:53 pm – Oct 3 @ 3:53 pm
The members of Imagining America advance a vision of the world in which publicly engaged artists, designers, scholars, and culture workers play critical roles in enacting the promise and ideals of a democratic society. Together, they explore the power of shared
Oct
11
Sun
4:39 pm 4th Annual Greater Philadelphia ... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
4th Annual Greater Philadelphia ... @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Oct 11 @ 4:39 pm – Oct 13 @ 5:39 pm
The PVEC planning committee is now accepting proposals for session topics around the 2015 theme is “Access Granted: Visitor Experience in the Digital Age.” Organized in 2011, PVEC hopes to create dialog and ideas around ongoing issues in the Visitor
Oct
21
Wed
2:20 pm 2015 MAAM Conference
2015 MAAM Conference
Oct 21 @ 2:20 pm – Oct 23 @ 3:20 pm
Building Communities: Embracing Diversity in All We Do October 21-23, 2015 Philadelphia, PA Proposals due: April 2, 2015 MAAM, the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, represents current and emerging museum professionals, organizations, institutions and museum service providers via a collective forum
Nov
12
Thu
2:41 pm New Freedom, New Lives: The 42nd... @ Historical Society of D.C.
New Freedom, New Lives: The 42nd... @ Historical Society of D.C.
Nov 12 @ 2:41 pm – Nov 15 @ 3:41 pm
The Conference Committee of the Annual Conference on D.C. Historical Studies cordially invites presentations on all topics relating to the history of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., including nearby Maryland and Virginia as well as the federal government. Particularly welcome are complete

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