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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

Around the field August 2, 2017

From around the field this week: the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) at Rutgers University – Camden is offering a new continuing education certificate program in historic preservation, with classes and workshops starting in September; the Centre for Public History at Queen’s University Belfast has announced its first annual conference will take place later this year; and the New England Museum Association’s Excellence Award nominations are due before the end of the month. Read More

Around the field July 20, 2017

From around the field this week: It’s summer! Things are quiet. But the Digital Directions conference is coming up next month in Seattle; online courses on museum storage and grant funding are starting soon; and the Serbian-language magazine of the International Council of Museums is available for the first time in English. Read More

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 Read More

Around the field June 21, 2017

From around the field this week: Travel support for exhibit design workshop in Beijing, Smithsonian research in Washington DC; industrial heritage conference in Baku; online courses on rights and reproductions, care and ID of photographs; reviews of books on historical memory in Kashmir and Brazil Read More

Around the field June 7, 2017

From around the field this week: Showcase of collaborative history projects in UK this weekend; program now online for conference on digital “placeless memories”; summer field programs in the Hudson Valley of New York; review of book on US World War I memorials. Read More