Outside of Harvard

2018 Oct 30

MHS: Governing the ‘Black Power’ City: Leon H. Sullivan, Opportunities Industrialization Centers Inc., and the Rise of Black Empowerment

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Jessica Ann Levy, Johns Hopkins University

Comment: Julia Rabig, Dartmouth College 

 

Attendance is free...

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2018 Sep 25

MHS: Radical Nonviolence and Interracial Utopias in the early Civil Rights Movement

5:15pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoPresented by the Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture and sponsored and hosted by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

Featuring: Victoria Wolcott, University of Buffalo, SUNY

Comment:  Jason Sokol, University of New Hampshire

 

Attendance...

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2019 Jan 22

MHS: How to be an American Housewife: American Red Cross “Bride Schools” in Japan in the Cold War Era

5:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

MHS logoThe Boston Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality, a collaboration of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America  and the Massachusetts Historical Society, presents this event featuring Sonia Gomez, University of Chicago and comments by Arissa Oh, Boston College...

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2018 Oct 01

Deadline for Call for Papers: Past Tense Graduate Journal

(All day)

Past Tense is a double blind peer-reviewed journal run by the graduate students of the Department of History at the University of Toronto. Since the publication of its first issue in 2012, Past Tense has been dedicated to showcasing the work of graduate students and providing experience in academic publishing for early career academics. Although subjects must be historical, we welcome articles focused on a broad geographic and chronological range.

We accept original research articles (20-30 double spaced pages), book reviews of recent publications (500-750 words),...
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2018 Sep 01

Deadline for Call for Writers: Synapsis Journal of Health Humanities

(All day)

Synapsis is an online publication designed to bring together humanities scholars and students from across institutions and disciplines in a “department without walls." The site is founded and edited by Arden Hegele, a literary scholar, and Rishi Goyal, a medical doctor.

"We are looking for 8-10 PhD students and junior scholars whose work intersects with the medical humanities to become regular writers for our publication. The commitment is one piece of writing...

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2018 Oct 01

Deadline for Call for Proposals

(All day)

Location: 

The Boston Seminar on African American History Massachusetts Historical Society

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The Boston Seminar on African American History invites proposals for sessions in its Spring 2019 series. The Seminar involves discussion of pre-circulated works in progress, especially article or chapter-length papers (20-40 pages), focusing on any aspect of African American history and culture from the...

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2018 Sep 01

Deadline for Call for Papers: The Desire for Method in Early Modern Europe

(All day)

Location: 

Princeton and NYU, October 25-26 2018

This conference is designed to promote engagement between graduate students and professors across disciplines, and it will commence with a workshop for all participants that will discuss the question of method in recent scholarship. Presenters are invited to the conference dinner, hosted by Princeton and NYU. A small number of graduate student bursaries will be available for students traveling long distances to attend the conference.

Please submit 350 word proposals for 15 min papers and a CV to desireformethod@gmail.com by September 1, 2018. All papers must be submitted in...

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2018 Oct 18

MHS: Losing Laroche: The Story of the Titanic’s Only Black Passenger

5:15pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

Speaker

Kellie Carter Jackson, Wellesley College

Losing Laroche is the first in-depth study of the only black family on board the RMS Titanic. The story of the Haitian Joseph Philippe Lemercier Laroche and his descendants is largely unknown and troubles the assumption of an all-white Titanic narrative. This paper seeks to understand the possibilities of black advancement in the Titanic moment and throughout the Diaspora.

To RSVP: email seminars@...

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