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Around the Field March 7, 2018

From around the field this week: The National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Park Service, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services have all opened grant and fellowship applications due May 1; AASLH’s webinar on Cultural Heritage & Climate Science is this Thursday, March 8; Jason Steinhauer is delivering a talk at the University of Michigan (open to the public) on “The Future of (Public) History” Friday, March 9; the annual Wellesley-Deerfield Symposium, this year on “Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials,” is Saturday, March 10. Read More

Around the Field February 21, 2018

From around the field this week: Explore AASLH’s “Nightmare at the Museum” week, featuring webinars and a Twitter chat, and submit nominations for their Leadership in History awards by March 1; take part in Museums Advocacy Day February 26-27; the Museum of the City of New York is hosting “Epic Histories with Mike Wallace and Nell Irvin Painter” on February 27; applications are due soon for a two-week NEH summer institute for college and university teachers in New York and the Smithsonian’s summer Latino Museum Studies Program.  Read More

Around the Field February 7, 2018

From around the field this week: The online journal and database Women and Social Movements in the United States is seeking volunteers to write biographical sketches of women suffrage activists for their Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States; the ACLS has opened a new fellowship and grant program for community college faculty; the Association of African American Museums’ conference proposal deadline is this Friday; an upcoming webinar on collections storage projects. Read More

Around the Field January 24, 2018

From around the field this week: the National Park Service requests comments from the public on draft significance statements for the Stonewall National Monument; the Society of American Archivists announces awards with a nomination deadline of Feb. 28; Active History is looking for authors for a new monthly series on history pedagogy; the Italian Association of Public History seeks proposals for their second annual conference by early February. Read More

Around the Field January 10, 2018

From around the field this week: the International Federation for Public History (IFPH) seeks nominations for their steering committee and proposals for their 2018 conference in São Paulo, Brazil; applications are now being accepted for this cycle’s Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition; submit a proposal for the 2018 World Humanities Forum in Busan, South Korea by January 31; sign up for next week’s free “Historical Storytelling through Technology” webinar from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Read More

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