1. Call for Papers: PA and the Great War

    …the United States’ entry into World War I, especially as it relates to Pennsylvania, to be published in the fall of 2017. The Guest Editor seeks proposals of scholarly articles…

  2. National Civil War Museum Announces New CEO

    …2001, The National Civil War Museum is a non-profit private educational institution dedicated solely to the American Civil War. It is the largest Civil War museum that addresses the war

  3. Mid-Atlantic World History Association Conference: Migrations in World History

    From the Mid-Atlantic World History Association: MAWHA, the Mid-Atlantic World History Association, is pleased to announce its sixteenth annual conference. This year’s host campus is Nassau Community College in Garden…

  4. Struggle Without End: The Civil War's Impact on New Jersey, Opening Sept. 19

    …discussion about African Americans and the Civil War, a lecture on the New Jersey political climate during the Civil War, and lunchtime discussions on women and the Civil War and…

  5. Redcoats, Hessians, and Smallpox (Oh My): Finding Forgotten 18th Century Histories at the Old Barracks

    …image is from one of several expansive exhibits on Lenni Lenape culture located in the basement New Jersey State Museum. The last image shows the NJ World War II Memorial,…

  6. 'On The Way To Cape May': Finding Hidden Histories on a Public Humanities Road Trip

    …unique site tells the tale of Japanese-Americans originally from California who moved to Seabrook, New Jersey to work on vegetable farms during World War Two, as well as the troubling…

  7. NEH awards 47 grants for projects in the Mid-Atlantic

    …lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). (36 months) Georgetown University Outright: $127,422 [Seminars for College Teachers] Project Director: Mustafa Aksakal Project Title: World War I in the Middle East Project Description: A…

  8. Day-Tripping through Time: National Park History in Maryland and Pennsylvania

    …sites in western Maryland offer an opportunity to explore Civil War history. The 1862 site of the deadliest single day of the Civil War, Antietam National Battlefield was established in…

  9. NEH announces $34M in awards

    …City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture Outright: $600,000 [Media Projects Production] Project Director: Lisa Ades Project Title: Fighting on Two Fronts: Jewish American Soldiers in World War II…

  10. Civil War Exhibits on Saturdays in DC

    On Saturdays this summer, a free shuttle will take visitors to three Civil War exhibitions across Washington, D.C.: The museum’s The Civil War and the Making of Modern Washington and…