Around the field July 5, 2017

From around the field this week: NCPH conference proposal deadline is coming up; applied anthropologists looking for interdisciplinary perspectives on “Sustainable Futures”; new book on women in museums; review of book on US Presidential libraries

AWARDS and FUNDING
Dewey Lee Curtis scholarship from Decorative Arts Trust for fall symposium: “Connecticut: From Capital to Countryside” (Sept 14-17, 2017, Hartford, Connecticut, US; DEADLINE: Aug 10, 2017)

CONFERENCES and CALLS
• Deadline approaching for proposals for National Council on Public History conference, April 18-21, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, US (DEADLINE: July 15, 2017)
• “Sustainable Futures,” Society for Applied Anthropology conference – April 3-7, 2018, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US (DEADLINE: Oct 15, 2017)

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
• “Salvage and Recovery of Cultural Heritage Collections” course begins July 17 on MuseumStudy.com
Winterthur Institute (lectures and hands-on decorative arts workshops) – Sept 11-22, 2017, Winterthur, Delaware, US

PUBLICATIONS
• New book: Women in the Museum: Lessons from the Workplace (Ackerson and Baldwin)
• Review of Presidential Libraries as Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush (Kanter)
• Review of Visual Cultures of Death in Central Europe: Contemplation and Commemoration in Early Modern Poland-Lithuania (Koutny-Jones)

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