Category: News in Public Humanities

Call for Papers: American Philosophical Society Conference

Scholars, librarians, and other professionals in the field are encouraged to submit paper proposals touching on the themes of library science and the potential for its future.

Call for Papers: Africans, African Americans, Academia, and Activism

The conference will be held on April 5-7 at Bowie State University in Bowie, Maryland to honor the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination.

Call for Posters: NJ History and Historic Preservation Conference

Students – undergraduate and graduate – as well as new professionals are encouraged to submit poster proposals for consideration.

New Leadership for Clement A. Price Institute

The Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University, Newark has named its new chair. New York University professor John Kuo Wei (Jack) Tchen, who specializes in American and Asian American History, has been

Call for Proposals: Activist History Review Annual Conference

 The Activist History Review has issued a call for proposals for its annual conference, to be held June 18, 2018 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  The theme of the conference will be power. Proposals may be for panels, posters,

D.C.’s Visionary Historian Award Presented to MARCH Founder Howard Gillette

Dr. Gillette was chosen as the Historical Society of Washington, DC’s 2018 award recipient based on his long tenure at George Washington University and his works on the city’s history.

Fellowships Available: Library Company of Philadelphia

Fellowships are offered for short-term, dissertation, and post-doctorate research that pertains to the Library Company’s collections and those of their local affiliates.