As the nation’s first historical society, the MHS strives to enhance the understanding of our nation’s past and its connection to the present, demonstrating that history is not just a series of events that happened to individuals long ago but is integral to the fabric of our daily lives.
The “public sphere”—an idea with deep roots in the European enlightenment—has always been a contested concept in American culture and society. Almost by default, American intellectuals, artists, politicians, and activists have stressed the non-unitary, diversified, and oppositional dynamics of all things public. Leggi tutto “10/01/18 – CFP “American Counter/Publics” Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies”
SASA’s annual one-day conference will take place in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh on Saturday March 4, 2017. Keynote speaker will be Professor Daniel Kryder (Brandeis University), the 2016-17 Fulbright-British Library Eccles Centre Scholar.
Nicolas Barreyre et Romain Huret organizzano il seminario “Richesse et redistribution : économie et politique aux États-Unis” che si tiene ogni 1°, 3° e 5° mercoledì del mese Leggi tutto “Seminario annuale “Richesse et redistribution: économie et politique aux États-Unis””
The Department of History of Princeton University invites applications from scholars who specialize in the history of North America in the eighteenth century for a professorship starting in 2018.
Leggi tutto “Professorship, Princeton University: Assistant or Recently Tenured-Associate, American Revolutionary Era”
What: Postdoc Scholar, Africana Research Center. The Africana Research Center invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral scholar position in any aspect of African, African American and Diaspora Studies.
Leggi tutto “Penn State University (PA)- 1-year post-doc scholarship in African, African-American studies.”