Around the field Jan 25, 2017

newspaper-in-fieldFrom around the field this week: Award spotlighting unrecognized work on behalf of archives; call for posters at international public history conference in Italy; edited volume on “The Museum as Experience” seeks contributions; apply to Museum Camp in California; summer trip to study history and memory in Athens; recent book on the politics of mourning at Arlington National Cemetery



  • Fellowships for research at the Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky (DEADLINE: Feb 15, 2017)
  • 2017 Spotlight Award from the Society of American Archivists for publicly unrecognized work that advances the archives profession (DEADLINE: Feb 28, 2017)



  • Getting Started with Oral History,” live, online audio workshop from Baylor University Institute for Oral History – Feb 8 and 15, 2017
  • Summer field school in archaeological field excavations and survey, mapping, artifact analysis, museum practices and engagement with local community near Casma, Peru – May 26-June 24 and June 26-July 24, 2017 (DEADLINE: Feb 28, 2017)
  • Museum Camp at Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History – Aug 9-11, 2017 (DEADLINE: March 15, 2017)
  • Athens: Coexistence of Memory and Modernity” trip with the International Institute for Restoration and Preservation Studies – June 25-July 6, 2017 (DEADLINE: May 1, 2017)


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