The New York History Conference is accepting proposals that deal with the history, culture, economy, politics, geography, anthropology, or archaeology of New York State. They are also suggesting proposals that use New York’s history as a lens to under-stand a regional, national, or international issue. Special consideration will be given to topics that directly relate to this theme of the 2024 conference. [Read more…] about New York History Conference: Call for Proposals
Calls for Papers
The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) has issued a call for proposals for its annual meeting planned for Philadelphia this October. The meeting theme is Building Communities: Embracing Diversity in All We Do.
MAAM represents museum professionals, organizations, institutions and museum service providers. The MAAM annual meeting is an important gathering of museum stakeholders and provides an opportunity to share and exchange ideas. [Read more…] about Mid-Atlantic Assoc of Museums Call For Proposals
The event is one of two major annual conferences for New York’s history community, including academic and public historians, librarians and archivists, educators, museum professionals, and publishers in New York State. [Read more…] about Conference on NYS History Seeks Proposals
Museums are economic engines. Locally, statewide and across the country, museums help drive the economy. Each year nationally, more people visit museums than attend all professional sporting events and theme parks combined. Museums provide jobs, education and community spaces, and are a major attraction for tourism dollars.
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has issued a call for proposals for their 2015 Museums in Action Conference on the theme “Museums Mean Business.” The submission form is available online. The deadline for submissions is October 4th.
This year’s Museums In Action Annual Conference will address these topics and more: [Read more…] about 2015 NY Museums Conference Call For Proposals
An interdisciplinary conference, Human Trafficking in Early America, will be held April 23-25, 2015 at the University of Pennsylvania. The Keynote Speaker will be Edward E. Baptist of Cornell University.
The United Nations defines “human trafficking” as the act of “recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them.” In early America, human trafficking took many forms, engaging and displacing native, African and European populations in every decade and in every colony and state. [Read more…] about Call for Papers: Human Trafficking in Early America
Presentations may consider any aspect and time period of New York State’s history. Conference sponsors are especially interested in proposals that highlight the role that partnerships among historical and cultural organizations can play in promoting better public understanding of New York State history. [Read more…] about Call for Proposals:
2014 Conference on New York State History
The Eastern International Region of the American Academy of Religion (EIR-AAR) is seeking proposals for papers and panels to be presented at the 2014 Eastern International Regional Meeting at Syracuse university, May 2-3, 2014. Alongside the regular panels, the conference will include a series of special sessions on the theme of 19th Century Upstate New York Religions and Their Heirs. The Submission Deadline is February 15, 2014. [Read more…] about 19th Century Upstate New York Religions and Their Heirs
The Dixon Ryan Fox Manuscript Prize is awarded annually to the author of the best unpublished, book-length monograph dealing with some aspect of the history of New York State. Manuscripts may deal with any aspect of New York State history. [Read more…] about Dixon Ryan Fox Manuscript Prize Seeks Submissions
The James Fenimore Cooper Society is seeking papers for a panel on James Fenimore Cooper and Politics at the 25rd Annual Conference of the American Literature Association, to be held in Washington DC at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill from May 22-25th, 2014.
Throughout his full range of writings, James Fenimore Cooper was a keen observer of national politics and government. The panel will consider issues of government, governance, and/or politics in Cooper’s fictional and non-fictional writings and/or Cooper’s own engagement with the political. [Read more…] about CFP: James Fenimore Cooper and Politics
The JTH publishes scholarly research on the histories of all instances of transport, travel, tourism and mobility, including their relationship with planning and policy. Submissions may be original research essays of up to 8,000 words (including endnotes), short surveys / speculations (up to 2,000 words), or reviews of transport history museums and exhibitions (1,500 words). [Read more…] about CFP: The Journal of Transport History