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News Editors:  Debbie Doyle, Cathy Stanton

Professional opportunities April 22, 2014

ANNCT: Ford’s Theatre, Washington, D.C. invites input from audiences, teachers, scholars on new digital project, “Remembering Lincoln” Survey can be accessed here CFP: “Why Does it Happen? Complicity and Resistance to Genocide in World History” – Oct. 10-11, 2014, Grand … Continue reading

Professional opportunities April 15, 2014

CFP: “Historical Auto/Biographies in the Arts,” an international conference in English and French, March 25-26 (Le Mans, France), March 27 (Angers, France), 2015 DEADLINE: June 15, 2014 CFP: “Cotton in the American South and Beyond” – Oct. 22-215, 2015, Columbia, … Continue reading

Professional opportunities April 8, 2014

CFP: “Experiences of World Heritage in Africa” seminar – Oct. 14-16, 2014, Rabat, MoroccoDEADLINE: April 30, 2014 CFP: “Heritage Conservation and Preservation: Connecting cultures in a global world” issue of Indian Journal of Comparative Literature and Translation StudiesDEADLINE: June 15, … Continue reading

Professional opportunities April 1, 2014

AWARD: Media & Technology Muse Awards for outstanding achievement in Galleries, Libraries, Archives or Museums (GLAM) EXTENDED DEADLINE: April 7, 2014 CFP: Reparative Histories: Radical Narratives of ‘Race’, and Resistance – Sept. 11-12, 2014, Brighton, U.K. DEADLINE: May 7, 2014 … Continue reading

Professional opportunities March 25, 2014

ANNCT: Estevan Rael-Galvez will give the 2014 Fredric M. Miller Lecture sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Region Center for the Humanities (MARCH), May 8, 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. CFP:“Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice” seeks paper proposals for a … Continue reading

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