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Conferences and Events

September 

Moving Memories: Oral History in the Global World, Australian Biennial National Oral History Conference, organised by Oral History NSW. September 13-16 2017, Sydney Masonic Centre Conference & Function Centre

For more info: https://dcconferences.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/ohac17/cs

October 

The 2017 OHA Annual meeting will be held October 4-7 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information see http://www.oralhistory.org/annual-meeting/

November

Researching New York: A Conference on New York State History, November 16-18, 2017, University at Albany, SUNY

December

The 6th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network will be held December 7-9, 2017 at Columbia University, New York City. This year’s theme is Present Past: Time, Memory, and the Negotiation of Historical Justice.

For more information, including deadlines, submission guidelines, and more, please visit: http://historicaldialogues.org/2017-network-conference/

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Grants and Funding

The Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC) is accepting grant applications for the fall fiscal year 2017-2018 grant cycle through Monday, Sept. 25.

KOHC grants are available for new projects, for the transcription and indexing of existing oral history interviews, and for the preservation of existing collections. Applicants can live and work outside of Kentucky, as long as the project is Kentucky-related or within a Kentucky archive.

Applications and more information are at history.ky.gov/resources/kentucky-oral-history-commission/.

In fiscal year 2016-2017, KOHC awarded $42,837.05 to support 11 oral history projects in Kentucky. Topics ranged from Red River Gorge climbers to an African American Rosenwald school in Berea’s Middletown, women graduates from University of Kentucky’s medicine program in the 1960s and 1970s, to Appalachian food and dance traditions.

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Call for Papers

 

Researching New York: A Conference on New York State History, November 16-18, 2017, University at Albany, SUNY

CALL FOR PAPERS:
This November celebrate New York History Month at Researching New York! This annual conference brings  together historians, archivists, public historians, graduate students, museum curators, teachers, documentarians, and more to share their work on New York State history.  Conference organizers invite proposals from any time period and any methodological perspective on all aspects of New York State’s rich  history. We seek submissions for workshops, roundtables, panels, and individual papers from scholars, public historians, educators, archivists,  librarians, and others engaged in the study, teaching, and presentation of New York State History. Work that addresses practical and theoretical issues surrounding the interpretation, preservation, commemoration, and public presentation of New York State history is encouraged.

SPECIAL FOCUS:  Women of New York- Suffrage and Beyond: For Researching New York 2017, we especially seek proposals that enlarge and expand that exploration by also considering the lives, work, and history of women in New York from the earliest native Americans to the present.

Proposals are due August 20, 2017. Complete panels, workshops, media presentations, or full sessions are preferred; partial panels and individual submissions will be considered whenever possible. For panel, roundtable, or workshop proposals, please submit a one-page summary of your session, including a brief abstract,  and one-page curriculum vita for each panel participant.  Individual submissions should include a one-page abstract and one-page vita. Submissions must include name, address, and e-mail address. All proposals should include any anticipated audiovisual needs and note any possible time constraints.  When possible, scheduling accommodations will be made, but can not be guaranteed.  Please submit your proposal as an attachment, in a single document,  to resrchny@albany.edu.

We also seek commentators for panels. Please indicate your interest by contacting us at resrchny@albany.edu, noting your area of expertise, along with a one-page vita. For further information, visit the Researching New York Web site athttp://nystatehistory.org.

 

 

 

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