Fort Ticonderoga has announced an open call for submissions for The Bulletin of the Fort Ticonderoga Museum. Published since 1927, the Bulletin has been a resource for historians, scholars, and the public for over 90 years, publishing a wide range of articles on North American military history. After a 15-year hiatus, The Bulletin returned to print in 2016 as an illustrated, annual publication. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Museum’s Journal Call for Papers
Fort Ticonderoga is seeking proposals for the Nineteenth Annual Seminar on the American Revolution to be held Friday-Sunday, September 22nd through 24th, 2023. [Read more…] about Seminar on the American Revolution Call for Papers
The 2022 New York State History and Education Conference, set for October 28th through 30th at SUNY Oneonta, has announced a call for proposals. This years theme is “History Fights Back.” [Read more…] about NYS History and Education Conference Call for Proposals
Fort Ticonderoga is seeking proposals for papers broadly addressing the period of the Seven Years’ War for its Twenty-Seventh Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War to be held May 19th through 21st.
The Seven Years’ War (1756–1763) was a global conflict, largely between Great Britain and France, although involving other European powers as well. The conflict in North America began in 1754 at the beginning of what became known in the United States as the French and Indian War (1754–1763), which ended in France’s defeat as a land power. [Read more…] about Call for Papers: 2023 War College of the Seven Years’ War
Americana Insights, a new nonprofit e-journal and multi-faceted resource center, has been launched by Jane Katcher, Americana and American folk art collector, in collaboration with David A. Schorsch, an authority on American antiques and folk art.
The digital publication is supported by an advisory board of museum and art-world professionals and edited by independent scholar, author, and curator Robert Shaw. [Read more…] about New Publication Focuses on American Folk Art and Americana
The New York State Archives have announced the 2020-21 Hackman Research Residency Awards.
The Larry J. Hackman Research Residency Program supports advanced work on New York State history, government, or public policy using historical records in the State Archives by academics, graduate students, public historians, and teachers. [Read more…] about 2020-21 NYS Archives Research Residents Announced
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced professional development scholarships for museum professionals to attend “The Power of Partnership” 2020 Annual Conference in Albany, March 29 -31, 2020.
MANY will offer three categories of professional scholarships: Capital Region Museum Employees, Emerging Museum Professionals, and the Cassetti Annual Conference Scholarship. [Read more…] about Scholarships Available for NY Museums Conference
The Fort Plain Museum will host a symposium on the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign against Native Americans in 1779 on Saturday, November 2nd. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. [Read more…] about Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Symposium in Fort Plain
The New-York Historical Society is now accepting applications for its fellowship program for the 2020–2021 academic year.
Leveraging its rich collections that detail American history through the lens of New York City, New-York Historical’s fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic careers and help provide the resources and community to develop new research and publications that illuminate complex issues of the past. [Read more…] about N-Y Historical Society Accepting Fellowship Applications
The oldest and largest society of historians and professors of history in the United States, the American Historical Association (AHA), has issued a statement condemning “the recent deployment of histories invented in the interest of bigotry, violence, and division.”
“If the statements of white nationalists do not reflect who Americans are or want to be,” the statement says, “they do compose an undeniable part of our collective past. Those aspects of the nation’s heritage should be exposed and overcome, rather than ignored or celebrated. Knowledge of history can help Americans achieve that goal.”
[Read more…] about Historians Issue Statement On Domestic Terrorism, Racism, and History