Around the Field October 18, 2023

From Around the Field this week: NCPH accepts letters of interest; the Oral History Association hosts their annual conference; the Southeast Museums Conference hosts a webinar



  • The Western History Association is accepting applicants for their NEH grant opportunity, “Spotlight on Humanities in Higher Education,” until October 18, 2023
  • The Phillips Library calls for applicants for the Frances E. Malamy Research Fellowship of the Peabody Essex Museum by October 29, 2023
  • The Organization of American Historians is accepting applications for multiple awards for graduate students through October 1 and November 1, 2023
  • The Newberry is accepting applicants for their fellowships, with long-term fellowship applications  due November 1, 2023 and short-term fellowship applications due December 15, 2023
  • The National Historical Publications & Records Commission is accepting applications for three of their grant opportunities: Archival Projects, Public Engagement with Historical Records, and Publishing Historical Records in Collaborative Digital Editions. All three have deadlines of November 2, 2023
  • The Rockefeller Archive Center is accepting applications for their 2024 Research Stipend through November 3, 2023
  • NCPH invites nominations for our 2024 Book Award and 2024 Robert Kelley Memorial Award by November 1, 2023 and our other awards by December 1, 2023
  • The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for six of their grant programs: Museums for America, Inspire! Grants for Small Museums, Museums Empowered, National Leadership Grants for Museums, Museum Grants for African American History and Culture, and Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services. Applications for all six are due November 15, 2023
  • The Texas Historical Association has opened the application cycle for their 2023 – 2024 Awards and Research Fellowships, applications are due on or before November 15, 2023
  • The Institute for Citizens & Scholars is accepting applicants for the Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders award through December 1, 2023
  • Cornerstone: Learning for Living calls for humanities project applications for their grant program, deadline is December 15, 2023
  • The American Council of Learned Societies is accepting applications for their two Digital Justice Grants, Digital Justice Seed Grants and Digital Justice Development Grants, through December 15, 2023
  • The National Park Service is accepting applicants for their Save America’s Treasures  grant program until December 19, 2023
  • The Ohio Academy of History is accepting applicants for its Public History Award through January 15, 2024


  • The Wisconsin Historical Society will host the 17th Annual Local History & Historic Preservation Conference in La Crosse, Wisconsin, US, October 18-20, 2023
  • The Oral History Association will host their annual conference, “Oral History As/And Education: Teaching and Learning in the Classroom and Beyond,” in Baltimore, Maryland, US, October 18-21, 2023
  • The Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference will host their Fall 2023 conference in Saratoga Springs, New York, US, October 19-21, 2023
  • The New England Historical Association will host their Fall 2023 meeting in New Haven, Connecticut, US, October 21, 2023
  • The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance will host the 2023 National Humanities Conference, “Crossroads,” in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, October 24-29, 2023
  • The Urban History Association will host their 2023 conference, “Reparations & the Right to the City,” in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, October 26-29, 2023
  • The Society for the History of Technology will host their 2023 annual meeting in Long Beach, California, US, October 26-29, 2023
  • The Washington Conservation Guild will host their hybrid 2023 Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit, Preserving Our Heritage and Protecting Our Health, in Washington, DC, US, October 27, 2023
  • The Foundation for Advancement in Conservation will host their symposium, “Photomechanical Prints: History, Technology, Aesthetics, and Use,” in Washington, DC, US, October 31 – November 2, 2023
  • The American Alliance of Museums will host their “Future of Museums Summit” virtually, November 1-2, 2023
  • The American Folklore Society will hold their annual meeting, “Roots, Rootlessness, and Uprooting,” in Portland, Oregon, US, November 1-4, 2023
  • The Daughters of the American Revolution Museum will host “Pleasing Truths, Framing Identity: A Symposium,”  virtually and in Washington, DC, US, November 3, 2023
  • The Virginia Museum of History & Culture will host their inaugural History Matters Symposium in Richmond, Virginia, US, November 4, 2023
  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation will host their national preservation conference, PastForward 2023, in Washington, DC, US, November 8-10, 2023
  • The Florida Conference of Historians is inviting proposals for their 2024 annual meeting to be held at Eastern Florida State College in Cocoa, Florida, US, January 26-28, 2024 (submissions due October 20, 2023)
  • The Columbia University History Department calls for proposals for their conference, Labor Past & Present: Bringing History and Activism Togetherto be held in New York, New York, US, February 2, 2024 (proposal abstracts due by October 27, 2023)
  • The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison has extended the proposal deadline for their 14th annual conference, “Reckoning,” in Harrisonburg, Virginia, US, February 7-10, 2024 (proposals due November 1, 2023)
  • The History Graduate Student Organization at Texas A&M University is seeking paper abstracts from undergraduate and graduate students for their 2024 annual conference, “Navigating Crises and Resolutions,” to be held in College Station, Texas, US, February 9-10, 2024 (abstracts due on November 17, 2023)
  • The Graduate History Association at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking presenters for their 36th Annual Graduate History Association Forum to be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, US, February 16-17, 2024 (presenter abstracts due December 1, 2023)
  • The Small Museum Association will host their 2024 conference, “Telling Through Stories,” in Richmond, Virginia, US, February 19-21, 2024
  • The Southwest Popular/American Culture Association is accepting proposals for papers and panels for their 2024 conference to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, February 21-24, 2024 (paper and panel proposals deadline is October 20, 2023)
  • The 22nd Annual Women’s and Gender History Symposium will take place in Champaign, Illinois, US, February 29 – March 2, 2024
  • The National Council for History Education will host their 2024 conference, “History at the Crossroads,”  in Cleveland, Ohio, US, March 7-9, 2024
  • The African American Intellectual History Society will host their ninth annual conference, “Reparations: Past, Present, and Future,” in Charlottesville, Virginia, US, March 8-9, 2024
  • The Missouri Conference on History calls for paper, panel, and poster proposals for their 2024 conference to be held in Columbia, Missouri, US, March 13-15, 2024 (proposals due November 3, 2023)
  • The South Carolina Historical Association seeks proposals for their 2024 conference, History Teachesto be held in Florence, South Carolina, US, March 30, 2024 (proposals due December 31, 2023)
  • The Indiana Association of Historians is accepting proposals for their 2024 conference, “Historical Intelligence,” to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, April 5-6, 2024 (proposals due on December 15, 2023)
  • The Museum Association of New York is accepting session proposals for their 2024 conference, “Giving Voice to Value,” to be held in Albany, New York, US, April 6-9, 2024 (deadline for proposals is November 17, 2023)
  • NCPH and the Utah Division of State History/Utah Historical Society call for posters for our joint conference, “Historical Urgency,” in Salt Lake City, Utah, US, April 10-13, 2024 (deadline is October 18, 2023)
  • PA Museums is accepting session proposals for their 2024 conference, “Chance for Change: Opportunities in a Community,” to be held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, US, April 14-16, 2024 (proposals due October 20, 2023)
  • The Midwest Archives Conference will host their 2024 Annual Meeting, in Des Moines, Iowa, US, May 2-4, 2024
  • The Midwestern History Association will host their 10th annual conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, US, May 30-31, 2024
  • The Agricultural History Society calls for papers for their 2024 meeting, Borderlands, Marginal Spaces, and Agriculture In-Between, to be held in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US, June 6-8, 2024 (proposals due November 1, 2023)
  • The Committee on LGBT History calls for papers for their Queer History Conference 2024, to be held at California State University, Fullerton in Fullerton, California, US, June 10-13, 2024 (proposal deadline, November 1, 2023)
  • The Oral History Association calls for proposals for their AI in OH Virtual Symposium, tentatively scheduled for the week of July 15, 2024 (applications due January 1, 2024)
  • The International Federation for Public History is accepting paper proposals for their 2024 World Conference to be held in Belval, Luxembourg, September 3-7, 2024 (proposals due November 15, 2023)



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