Upcoming CFPs of Interest: Writing and Publishing

There are some great writing opportunities coming up that we wanted to let you all know about.  These CFPs cover a broad range with deadlines between next week and ongoing.  Let us know if you end up pursuing any of these and the experience (it might help us better determine what CFPs to share forward … Continue reading Upcoming CFPs of Interest: Writing and Publishing

Upcoming CFPs of Interest – Conferences and Workshops

We thought it could be useful if we started pooling together some of the CFPs that we're coming across to share out in case our members and others are interested.  In this case, we have arranged them by chronological order from when the CFP is due. 21st Annual Women's History Conference at Sarah Lawrence College … Continue reading Upcoming CFPs of Interest – Conferences and Workshops

CFP: The Horror of Relations: A Dark Philosophy of Interdependence Through Film

NEPCA Commentary   We came across this on Boston-Area Digital Humanities Listserv, which if you're not a part of, you really should be.  There's lots of great projects being shared there as well as many (free) events and conferences on digital humanities in the greater Boston area. CFP  The idea of interdependence is all around us. … Continue reading CFP: The Horror of Relations: A Dark Philosophy of Interdependence Through Film

Barbershop Music in Danbury!

On the Sunny Side: The Danbury Mad Hatter Chorus, 1966-2016. Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox. Mad Hatter Chorus, 2017.   In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Mad Hatter Chorus located in Danbury, Connecticut, Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox has written the definitive history of the group. The Mad Hatters became a chartered group and official chapter of the Society … Continue reading Barbershop Music in Danbury!

The Fading World of Cinema: Review

Repertory Movie Theaters of New York City: Havens for Revivals, Indies and the Avant-Garde, 1960-1994. Ben Davis. McFarland, 2017. Ben Davis’ excellent new book thoroughly explores the history, culture and importance of the repertory movie theaters that influenced the art film scene in New York City from the 1960s into the 1990s. In this well organized … Continue reading The Fading World of Cinema: Review

Howard Bryant’s Searing Look at Black Athletes

The Heritage: Black Athletes, A Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism. By Howard Bryant. Beacon Press, 238 pages, 2018.  Once upon a time, black athletes were acutely aware of the "Heritage." That is, they recognized that sports were inseparable from the quest for racial equality and social justice. ESPN analyst Howard Bryant sees Paul … Continue reading Howard Bryant’s Searing Look at Black Athletes

5 Days to NEPCA!

Are you psyched? NEPCA's annual conference opens on Friday and we've got a dynamic program on tap. You will get the latest program when you check in, but every change to the program between now and then can be viewed by pasting this URL into your browser: https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vQiIOFC7tTtrvkqsVeRLLUxAYRf0lKLHN1ImEZHtOy1hzstGdQ4N8AhC5LKhushHOr45rtfQxrJ3fQ7/pub Additional receipts are also available at check in, … Continue reading 5 Days to NEPCA!

Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020. MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships are made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities; the Society will offer at least two awards in 2019-2020. (See our ad in the H-Net Jobs Guide or visit our website for details.) The stipend, governed by an NEH … Continue reading Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

Berkshire Book Prize Nominations Open

Now Accepting Nominations for the Berkshire Conference of Women Historians’ Book Prizes Deadline for Nominations: November 1, 2018 To nominate a book, see: https://berksconference.org/prizes/   Description of Prizes We invite publishers and authors to submit books published in the year 2018 for consideration for the Berkshire Conference Book Prizes. The Berkshire Conference of Women Historians annually … Continue reading Berkshire Book Prize Nominations Open

New England Studies at PCA CFP

NEW ENGLAND STUDIES -- CALL FOR PAPERS (2019) The 2019 Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference will be held in Washington, DC, April 17-20, 2019,. The New England Studies Area invites presentations on any aspect of New England popular culture: Architecture; Art; Ecology/Environment; Economics; Fashion; Film and Theater, especially films made in New England, and plays … Continue reading New England Studies at PCA CFP