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Journal of Illinois History seeks manuscripts

The Journal of Illinois History seeks manuscripts on all facets of the history of Illinois and its citizens. Contributions in social, political, economic, and cultural history are welcome, as are related midwestern and Civil War topics, the history of the Northwest Territory, and Illinois biography. Articles for publication are carefully chosen by the editors, who solicit the comments of at least two referees. Articles are judged on their quality and depth of research, originality, significance of the subject matter, and appropriateness for the JIH.

More information is available at: http://www.illinoishistory.gov/journal.htm

Posted: September 27, 2010
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Call for Papers: Heidelberg Center for American Studies 8th Annual Spring Academy Conference

The eighth Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) Spring Academy on American History, Culture, and Politics will be held from March 21—25, 2011. The HCA invites applications for this annual one-week conference that provides twenty international Ph.D. students with the opportunity to present and discuss their Ph.D. projects.

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Posted: August 26, 2010
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International Conference on the History of Freemasonry

Call for papers: The Third International Conference on the History of Freemasonry.

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Posted: April 28, 2010
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Call for Papers: New Directions in Long Beach Studies

Papers are invited for the first annual Long Beach Community Studies Conference to be held September 11, 2010 at the Historical Society of Long Beach, California.

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Posted: April 26, 2010
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Submission deadline extended for the JAH special issue: “Borderlands”

The deadline for paper submissions to the “Borderlands” special issue of the Journal of American History has been extended to September 10, 2010.

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Posted: March 29, 2010
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San Francisco Rights Conference

San Francisco State University will host a conference September 16–17, 2010, exploring the question and place of rights in history, politics, and society. The deadline for papers and proposals is March 15, 2010.

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Posted: October 30, 2009
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Student Activism, Southern Style: Organizing and Protest in the 1960s and 70s

Call for papers on any aspect of student activism among southern students in the 1960s and 70s for a conference at the University of South Carolina, March 19-21, 2010. Proposals for full panels welcomed, individual papers will be considered. Send a brief panel or paper abstract, along with a CV to sasshist@mailbox.sc.edu by December 1, 2009. For full panels, include information for each presenter. Selected presenters will be informed by January 1, 2010. If you are interested in serving as a chair/commentator, please send a CV to sasshist@mailbox.sc.edu.

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Posted: October 26, 2009
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W. Curtis Worthington Research Paper Competition

The Waring Library Society and the Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina invite entries for the W. Curtis Worthington Jr. undergraduate and graduate research papers competition. Entries must be received by April 30, 2010.

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Posted: September 24, 2009
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Journal of American History: Textbooks and Teaching

Posted: December 31, 1969
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