Around the Field February 21, 2024

From Around the Field this week: Society of American Archivists looks for survey respondents; the National Fund for Sacred Places accept applicants for their grant program; the Annual Women’s and Gender History Symposium takes place; the Organization of American Historians host a webinar

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • During NCPH’s 2024 annual meeting in Salt Lake City join WWII camp survivors on an one-day visit to Topaz, Utah on April 13 in attending the 81st memorial ceremony for James Wakasa, killed by a guard at the incarceration camp in 1943
  • NCPH will host “Public History + ?:
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TBD to Historical Urgency: Reflections on Gathering as Public Historians

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In the Spring of 2023 public historians gathered—in person for the first time in four years—for our annual meeting in Atlanta. Months later, as I organized my photographs from the trip, I kept coming back to a series of images from the exhibit hall, images of a puzzle slowly coming together, one piece at a time. Read More

Around the Field February 7, 2024

From Around the Field this week: The American Association for State and Local History hosts their online symposium; the American Historical Association hosts a webinar; the National Endowment for Humanities accepts grant applications

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • During NCPH’s 2024 annual meeting in Salt Lake City join WWII camp survivors on an one-day visit to Topaz, Utah on April 13 in attending the 81st memorial ceremony for James Wakasa, killed by a guard at the incarceration camp in 1943
  • NCPH will host “Public History + ?:
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Around the Field January 24, 2024

From Around the Field this week: The American Alliance of Museums closes applications for two awards; the Florida Conference of Historians host their 2024 conference; the Oral History Association calls for proposals for their virtual symposium

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • During NCPH’s 2024 annual meeting in Salt Lake City join WWII camp survivors on an one-day visit to Topaz, Utah on April 13 in attending the 81st memorial ceremony for James Wakasa, killed by a guard at the incarceration camp in 1943
  • The American Alliance of Museums is accepting nominations for their Recognition for the Advancement of DEAI in Museums through January, 26, 2024
  • NCPH will host “Public History + ?:
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Chicago Murals Celebrating Women: Fighting Erasure and Marginalization through Public Art

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The United States has a long history of banning, erasing, or marginalizing African American people and history from books, curricula, public spaces, institutions, and representation in art. Huge swaths of information and entire communities have been grossly underrepresented in art galleries, museums, and public artwork.  Read More

Around the Field January 10, 2024

From Around the Field this week: NCPH closes our 2024 election; the National Endowment for Humanities closes applications for two grant programs; the Midwestern History Association calls for paper proposals for their 2024 conference

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • This is the final week for NCPH members to participate in the organization’s 2024 election, cast your ballots by January 15, 2024
  • Museums Advocacy Day 2024 will take place in Washington, DC, US, February 26-27, 2024, register by January 19, 2024, to participate in person or check out resources to participate from home
  • The American Association for State and Local History will host this month’s History Hour, an informal networking event, online on January 23, 2024 at 3:00 pm Eastern
  • The American Alliance of Museums is accepting nominations for their Recognition for the Advancement of DEAI in Museums through January, 26, 2024

AWARDS AND FUNDING

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Around the Field December 13, 2023

From Around the Field this week: NCPH opens student volunteer application for our 2024 meeting; NPS closes applications on a grant program; the Museum Association of New York hosts a webinar; the American Historical Review closes submissions for a special issue

ANNOUNCEMENTS

AWARDS AND FUNDING

  • 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 Newberry is accepting applicants for their short-term fellowships, with applications due December 15, 2023
  • The Women’s History Institute of Historic Hudson Valley calls for applications for their Summer Research Fellowships, due December 15, 2023
  • The Society for the History in the Federal Government have opened submissions for their 2024 awards, deadline of December 15, 2023
  • The National Park Service is accepting applicants for their Save America’s Treasures  grant program until December 19, 2023
  • The Research Society for American Periodicals invites submissions for their 2022-2023 Article Prize through December 22, 2023
  • The Maryland Center for History and Culture is accepting applications for their Ashby M.
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Around the Field November 29, 2023

From Around the Field this week: NCPH closes applications on six of our awards; The American Association for State and Local History hosts their virtual summit; The American Historical Association holds an online seminar; The Public Historian closes their call for proposals

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Valdosta State University is seeking respondents for their survey on how to best support the development of history talent by December 1, 2023
  • The Society of American Archivists calls for leader self-nominations through December 15, 2023
  • The 2024 NCPH Election is now open, check your inbox for a ballot and vote by January 15, 2024

AWARDS AND FUNDING

CONFERENCES AND CALLS

  • The American Association for State and Local History has opened registration for their virtual summit, “Small But Mighty: The Powerful Resilience of Small Museums,” to be held December 5-6, 2023
  • The American Historical Association will host their annual meeting in San Francisco, California, US, January 4-7, 2024
  • The Florida Conference of Historians will host their 2024 annual meeting at Eastern Florida State College in Cocoa, Florida, US, January 26-28, 2024
  • The African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Center at James Madison will host their 2024 annual conference, “Reckoning,” in Harrisonburg, Virginia, US, February 7-10, 2024
  • The National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates will host their 2024 annual conference in Austin, Texas, US, February 15-17, 2024
  • IU Indianapolis will host an Arab American Public History Conference in the IU Indianapolis University Library Lilly Auditorium in Indianapolis, Indiana, US, February 16, 2024
  • The Graduate History Association at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking presenters for their 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 will host their 2024 Annual SWPACA Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, February 21-24, 2024
  • The 2024 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 annual conference, “Reparations: Past, Present, and Future,” in Charlottesville, Virginia, US, March 8-9, 2024
  • Temple University’s James A.
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Around the Field November 15, 2023

From Around the Field this week: The American Association for State and Local History seek survey respondents; the Institute of Museum and Library Services closes applications on six grants; Connecting to Collections Care hosts a webinar; Animal History calls for article submissions

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The American Association for State and Local History is seeking input in developing their programming handbook for the 250th anniversary of the US, fill out the brief survey here
  • The National Committee to Explore LGBTQ+ Site-Based History encourages participants in their survey by mid-November
  • Valdosta State University is seeking respondents for their survey on how to best support the development of history talent by December 1, 2023

AWARDS AND FUNDING

  • The Institute of Museum and Library Services is accepting applications for six of their grant programs: Museums for America, Inspire!
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