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Call for Graduate Student Submissions in Louisiana History

Posted: 01/10/2019

Call for Graduate Student Prize Submissions: The Hugh F. Rankin Prize is awarded by the Louisiana Historical Association each year to the graduate student in history who submits the best unpublished article-length essay in Louisiana history or a related topic. 

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James K. Polk and His Time: A Conference Finale to the Polk Project

Posted: 12/27/2018

Join us in April to celebrate the completion of the James K. Polk Project. Begun in 1958, the project is about to finish its fourteen-volume letterpress and digital series of the Correspondence of James K. Polk.

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Call for Proposals: Pacific Northwest Labor History Assoc. Conference

Posted: 12/18/2018

The Pacific Northwest Labor History Association seeks presentations performances, and papers that examine labor history of the past 100 years, especially related to: Labor Radicalis; Patriarchy and Feminism; Employer and State Repression; Racism, including White Supremacy; Immigrant Workers and Xenophobia.

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Continuing the Struggle: The ILO Centenary and the Future of Global Worker Rights

Posted: 12/11/2018

October 29, 2019, will mark the one-hundredth anniversary of the first International Labor Conference (ILC), held in the Pan American Union Building in Washington, D.C., under the nascent International Labor Organization (ILO). This conference will mark the centenary of that watershed event. It will be both retrospective and prospective. It will look back to analyze and evaluate a century of efforts to advance workers’ rights around the globe.

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Call for Papers: Sex, Suffrage, Solidarities: Centennial Reappraisals

Posted: 12/04/2018

The year 2020 marks the centennial anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment. What are our obligations to this moment? What are the crucial questions and unresolved problems in the histories and historiographies of suffrage in the United States? The Journal of American History will observe the centennial with a sustained, multidimensional appraisal. From late 2019 through 2020, we intend to publish a variety of scholarly analyses across our many platforms. Our ambition is to foster creative thinking about the amendment, its discursive and material frameworks, and its complex, often-unanticipated legacies. Our theme for the project—Sex, Suffrage, Solidarities—is intended to provoke new questions about the amendment and the political, economic, and cultural transformations of which it has been a part.

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The University of Virginia announces 2019-2020 Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted: 11/29/2018

The University of Virginia’s Religious Studies Department invites applications from any whose work bears on American religious history, thought or practice. Preference will be given to those applicants with interest in marginal or newer religious movements, especially Mormonism. The fellowship is for one full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer for the 2019-2020 academic year.  

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