Archive for the ‘conferences’ Category
With the 2017 meeting of the American Historical Association convening this week in Denver, Associate Editor of Books Nadine Zimmerli and Senior Project Editor Kathy Burdette share their thoughts on the experience of the fabled exhibit hall from the perspective of the exhibitors. NADINE: Ask anyone in our profession about attending AHA, and your query… Read More »
The “Region and Nation in American Histories of Race and Slavery” conference took place at Mount Vernon, Virginia, this past weekend (October 6-9, 2016) before a crowd of over 125 people. With over three days of panels and papers as stimulation, the discussions were intense, long, and fruitful. Here a tiny smattering of the 1000+… Read More »
The fall semester is just underway on campuses across the United States, but it’s already time to think about next summer’s conference season. In just one week (on September 15), we will reach the application deadline for the 23rd Annual Institute Conference, scheduled for June 15-18, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The program committee, chaired… Read More »
Here it is, uncut and uncensored… Carl Keyes’ guide to where to eat in Worcester. Carl has hosted us before and we can confirm that he is very, very good at picking restaurants. And cocktails. A work in progress compiled by Carl Robert Keyes, Assumption College Worcester is an acquired taste, but I’ve grown to… Read More »
Washington DC and the University of Maryland, 2–5 June, 2016 Traduttore, traitore; translatio studii; translatio imperii. The matter of translation is central to the study of the histories, literatures, and cultures of the early Americas, where speakers of indigenous, Indo-European, African, and Asian languages negotiated what words meant and who had the power to wield… Read More »
Jordan Taylor, Ph.D. student at Indiana University and Regional Editor of the OI Map, has this report from the recent AHA conference. Now, he says, is a great time to be studying revolution. Find out why.
In the October 2015 issue of Uncommon Sense, Karin Wulf reflects on why the OI still is dedicated to organizing and sponsoring conferences—inspiring reading perhaps as you contemplate your spring schedule and ask whether that long weekend commitment will really be worth it. Conferences are expensive and time-consuming for both the organizers and the attendees. Conferences are… Read More »