Category: News in Public Humanities

What’s Next? Emerging Museum Professionals Symposium

What’s Next, a one-day symposium organized by the Emerging Museum Professionals Committee, will be held Sunday, March 26, 2017.

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‘Champion for women’s history,’ William Penn historian, public scholar Mary Maples Dunn, dead at 85

Mary Maples Dunn, noted women’s historian, William Penn historian, and public scholar, died on March 19, 2017.

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CFP: Nineteenth Century Studies Association Annual Conference, “Vistas”

The NCSA committee invites proposals that explore the notion of the vista in the nineteenth century.

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Rutgers University-Camden Hosts “Diverse Unfreedoms and Their Ghosts”

This one-day conference brings together research on the diversity of practices, identities, and institutions of unfreedom in the U.S. and beyond.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum Draws Capacity Crowd to Philadelphia

The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.

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American Jewish History Institutions in Philadelphia, New York Co-organize ‘1917,’ First Exhibition of Its Kind

‘1917: How One Year Changed the World’ is a collaboration between the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia and the American Jewish Historical Society in New York.

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Homewood Museum Appoints New Director/Curator

Johns Hopkins University recently announced the appointment of Julia Rose as the new Director and Curator of Homewood Museum.

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