Drexel University, the city of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Museum at Atwater Kent are seeking public feedback about a proposed plan to turn stewardship of the museum’s collection over to Drexel. The museum has been closed since July 2018.
“Sanctuary: Past Into Present” is a series of free public seminars offered by The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. The first event, “In Search of the Underground Railroad,” will take place on April 2 at Rutgers-Camden.
Telling Untold Histories – New Jersey’s annual unconference that looks for human stories yet to be told – will be held on April 26, 2019, in the Paul Robeson’s Campus Center at Rutgers-University Newark.
“Women at Work on Cooper Street” is the newest exhibit on display at the MARCH house at Rutgers-Camden. The project details the varied lives of women who lived along Cooper Street in Camden in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The Public Historian is publishing a special issue on childhood, consumption, and gender, inspired in part by the continuing popularity of the American Girl dolls and books.
The American Philosophical Society Library invites scholars in all fields to submit paper proposals for an international and interdisciplinary conference investigating the power of maps and the politics of drawing borders.
The NHL’s American Legacy Black Hockey History Bus will complete its eight-city tour in Washington, DC this week as part of the league’s “Hockey is for Everyone” campaign.
Forty-four Philadelphia-based films will be showcased at the Museum of Black Civilizations in Dakar, Senegal to showcase African-American lives in the City of Brotherly Love.
“The Cultural Value of Everyday Places: A Symposium to Honor Longstreth” symposium will take place ahead of the 2019 VAF Conference Landscapes of Succession in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania May 28-29.
The Pennsylvania Historical Association invites proposals for its 2019 Annual Meeting, being held October 17-19. The conference theme will be “Constructing Citizenship and Community.” Proposals are due by March 15.