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Around the Field December 13, 2017

From around the field this week: the Council of State Archivists has announced their next Executive Director; submissions for the Canadian Historical Association’s prizes are due at the end of the month; AASLH is seeking authors for chapters for their upcoming Interpreting Labor History at Museums and Historic Sites; winter/spring continuing education historic preservation classes are now available at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities. Read More

Around the Field November 29, 2017

From around the field this week: the deadline to apply for NCPH’s 2018 awards is December 1; the Smithsonian Institution is kicking off their Smithsonian 2022 plan with programming this Friday, December 1; the proposal deadline for the American Association for State and Local History’s 2018 conference is December 8; Register for the Virginia Association of Museums’ workshop on creative exhibit development ASAP if you’re interested. Read More

Around the Field November 15, 2017

From around the field this week: New York is holding public hearings about the city’s monuments and markers, and New Yorkers are invited to sign up to testify; Early Americanist group blog The Junto is seeking new contributors; more information on the upcoming cycle for the NEH’s Public Humanities Projects grant is now available online, with a deadline of January 10; the Midwestern History Association is inviting nominations for its Alice Smith Prize in Public History; Proposals for the National Association of African American Studies conference are due November 30; AASLH’s “Basics of Archives” online course starts today. Read More

Around the Field November 1, 2017

From around the field this week: “Recasting the Confederacy: Monuments and Civil War Memory” panel discussion November 6 in Connecticut; podcast production company Wondery is looking for contributors to a new podcast series on American history; the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is accepting grant applications for two programs in the month of November; upcoming workshop on diversity and inclusion next week in Texas. Read More

Around the Field October 25, 2017

From around the field this week: Susan Ferentinos delivers a talk on “Presenting the Queer Past” at Rutgers University – Newark tomorrow; applications for the Library of Congress’s Librarians-in-Residence fellowship program open on November 1; proposal deadlines approach for conferences in New York, Delaware, and Massachusetts; AASLH and the OHA are offering webinars next week; a round-up of Rowman and Littlefield’s October publications; and more. Read More

Around the Field October 11, 2017

From around the field this week: Attend “Reclaiming our Ancestors: Community Conversations about Racial Justice and Public History” conference next weekend in Buffalo, New York; AASLH’s Call for Proposals for their 2018 conference, “Truth or Consequences,” is now open with a deadline of December 8; upcoming public lectures in Washington, DC next week include Olwen Purdue’s talk about doing public history in Northern Ireland and SHFG’s annual Hewlett Lecture; applications for the 2018 Rome Prize Fellowships supporting innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities are open through November 1; upcoming workshops in Florida and Mississippi from the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts. Read More

Around the Field September 27, 2017

From around the field this week: Apply for an AASLH mini-grant for hurricane assistance by October 10; sign up for Wikipedia Edit-a-Thons in Indiana and across Canada; deadlines are imminent or approaching for conferences in Illinois, Virginia, California, and Granada, Spain; Register for next month’s Design for Diversity opening forum at Northeastern University; Rowman & Littlefield’s Interpreting History series is releasing a new title this week, Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites. Read More

Around the Field September 13, 2017

From around the field this week: the 2017 Smithsonian Food History Weekend is coming up next month in Washington, DC; the Obama Foundation Fellowship Program seeks civic engagement innovators and good humans for their inaugural class; three Fitch Foundation fellowship applications for historic preservation and related fields are due October 25; applications for a ten-day Winter School in Oral History in Bangalore, India are due at the end of September; the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities has upcoming workshops on historic wood window restoration and seeking funding for history organizations; Oxford University Press is releasing The Oxford Handbook of Public History. Read More

Around the field August 30, 2017


From around the field this week:
 the Chapel Hill public library is holding a panel discussion on Confederate monuments this evening, August 30; NCPH’s 2018 awards cycle is open; the American Association for State and Local History has issued a Call for Book Proposals on controversial monuments and memorials; submit a proposal for the 2018 Museums and the Web conference in Vancouver by September 30; The New School is offering a free online course, “Race in the USA,” this fall; register now for October’s workshop on writing a grant proposal under NAGPRA in Austin, Texas. Read More

Around the field August 16, 2017


From around the field this week:
several new grant and fellowship cycles have begun for the IMLS, Gilder Lehrman, the ACLS, and the National Humanities Center; conferences in Chicago, Illinois and Cologne, Germany have submission deadlines this month; the New England Museum Association is offering a free workshop on salary negotiation for women; a group of Canadian history organizations is holding the first-ever Canadian history Twitter conference. Read More