Around the field Jan 18, 2017

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Awards for archivists and public history in the American West; conference calls for Underground Railroad history, urban heritage studies, maritime heritage; lots of online and f2f workshops for museum managers and curators; journal issue on the public humanities


  • 2017 Waldo Gifford Leland Award from the Society of American Archivists for “writing of superior excellence and usefulness in the field of archival history, theory, and practice” (DEADLINE: Feb 28, 2017)
  • Multiple awards for research, publication, and public programming from the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies (DEADLINE: March 15, 2017)
  • Michael P. Malone Award from the Western History Association for the best article, essay, or commentary on state, provincial, or territorial history in North America appearing in a periodical publication (DEADLINE: April 1, 2017)




  • Publics for the Humanities?” University of Toronto Quarterly Vol 85, No 4 (Fall 2016) Table of Contents now available online
  • Review of “Cultures of International Exhibitions 1840-1940: Great Exhibitions in the Margins” (Filipová)

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