Around the field May 2, 2017

From around the field this week: Day of Public Humanities on May 9; nominate US public historians for Herbert Feis Award; journal issue seeks contributions on “Museums in the Age of Trump”; biographers converge on Boston; new issues of oral history, city museums journals

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • On Tuesday, May 9, join the Day of Public Humanities (#DayofPH) initiative to define, debate, and describe the past, present, and future of public humanities

AWARDS and FUNDING

  • American Historical Association seeks nominations for the Herbert Feis Award for distinguished contributions to public history (DEADLINE: May 15)

CONFERENCES and CALLS

LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

  • May classes from LYRASIS on digital projects, disaster planning, online exhibits, more
  • e-Live courses on Interpretive Writing from the Heritage Interpretation Training Center
  • Sharpen Your Skills” advanced oral history interviewing workshop from Baylor University Institute for Oral History – May 31, 2017 (online)

PUBLICATIONS

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