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January
3
2012

Call for H-ALBION Book Review Editor: History of Ireland, Medieval

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Call for H-ALBION Book Review Editor: History of Ireland, Medieval

H-Albion is looking for candidates who would like serve as our Book Review Editor for Medieval Ireland. Applications are invited from scholars specializing in the middle ages. The successful candidate will serve as book review editor for two years and will be responsible for commissioning and editing book reviews. Please send a cover letter and CV to Jason M. Kelly at jaskelly@iupui.edu.

Application deadline is 1 February 2012

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January
3
2012

Call for H-ALBION Book Review Editor: History of Ireland, 1500 to 1800

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Call for H-ALBION Book Review Editor: History of Ireland, 1500 to 1800

H-Albion is looking for candidates who would like serve as our Book Review Editor for Ireland.  Applications are invited from scholars specializing in the early modern period.  The successful candidate will serve as book review editor for two years and will be responsible for commissioning and editing book reviews.  Please send a cover letter and CV to Jason M. Kelly at jaskelly@iupui.edu.

Application deadline is 1 February 2012

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I would like to announce the annual NACBS reception at this weekend's AHA meeting in Chicago. The reception will occur from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 7th in the Huron Room of the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. Please join us if you can.

Best wishes,
Paul Deslandes
University of Vermont
Associate Executive Secretary, NACBS

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CALL FOR PAPERS

81st Anglo-American Conference of Historians: Ancients and Moderns
Thursday 5th and Friday 6th July 2012
Senate House, London

Dear Colleague

May I draw your attention to the Call for Papers for next year’s Anglo-American conference of Historians which is taking Ancients and Moderns as its theme. Full details of the conference can be found at www.history.ac.uk/aach12. In order to ensure we get as full a range of topics and speakers as possible we have extended the deadline for the Call for Papers to 9th January 2012. Please do pass on this information and circulate conference details to anyone who might find it of interest.

The Institute’s 81st Anglo-American conference seeks to represent the full extent of work on classical receptions, welcoming not only those scholars who work on Roman, Greek and Judaeo-Christian legacies and influences, but also historians of the ancient kingdoms and empires of Asia and pre-Colombian America. Our plenary lecturers include: Paul Cartledge (Cambridge), Constanze Güthenke (Princeton), Mark Lewis (Stanford), Sanjay Subrahmanyam (UCLA) and David Womersley (Oxford).

Proposals for individual papers, panels (of up to three papers and a session chair) and roundtables are invited. Please send a half-page abstract to the IHR Events Officer at AncientsandModerns@lon.ac.uk by 9th January 2012. Acceptance of proposals will be confirmed by 20th January 2012 and the full conference programme published at the end of January. Registrations open on 1st February 2012. For any queries, please contact the IHR Events Office at IHR.Events@sas.ac.uk on 0207 862 8756.

Best wishes

Professor Miles Taylor
Director, IHR

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December
14
2011

CFP: SOUTHERN CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES 2012

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THE  SOUTHERN CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES
2012  MEETING
Mobile,  Alabama

CALL FOR  PAPERS
DEADLINE  FOR SUBMISSION: February 15, 2012

The Southern Conference on  British Studies solicits proposals for its 2012
meeting to be held November 2-3,  2012 in Mobile, Alabama. The SCBS will
meet in conjunction with the Southern  Historical Association at the
Renaissance Riverview Plaza  Hotel.

The SCBS construes British  Studies widely and invites participation by
scholars in all areas of British  history and culture, including the Empire or
Commonwealth and the British Isles. Interdisciplinary approaches and
proposals  which focus broadly on teaching British studies are especially  welcome.
Proposals may consist of  individual papers or of papers grouped for a
session. For session proposals,  two, or, preferably, three papers should relate
to a common theme, not  necessarily bound by the usual chronological
framework.

For each paper proposed,  please submit an abstract of 200 to 300 words,
indicating the thesis of the  paper, the sources and methodology employed in
research, and how it enhances or  expands knowledge of its subject. Papers
should have a reading time of twenty to  twenty-five minutes. Also, please
submit a curriculum vitae for each  participant.

PROPOSALS SHOULD BE  POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 15, 2011 AND MAILED TO:
Dr. William Anthony Hay,  Department of History, P.O. Box H, Mississippi
State University, Mississippi  State, MS 39762.  Inquiries are  welcome at
wilhay6248@aol.com, but please do  not send proposals by email or  fax.

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December
12
2011

NACBS Undergraduate Essay Prize 2012

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As you're collecting end-of-term papers, consider nominating the best of them for the annual NACBS Undergraduate Essay Prize. Papers must not exceed 8000 words (excluding notes and bibliography), be written by degree-seeking undergraduates at Canadian or American universities, and be nominated by a current member of the NACBS (only one nomination per member).  To nominate a paper, email it to Guy Ortolano (ortolano@nyu.edu) AND Richard Connors (rconnors@uottawa.ca) by June 15, 2012.

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The North American Victorian Studies Association Conference for 2012, in Madison, Wisconsin, September 27-30, invites papers on the theme of networks. Keynotes include Amanda Anderson, Adam Phillips, and a visual networks panel with Caroline Arscott, Tim Barringer, Julie Codell, and Mary Roberts.  Participants will also be able to sign up for networks seminars of 15 presenters of  precirculated 5-page position papers on the topic.

March 1, 2012 is the deadline for electronic submissions of proposed papers and panels. We welcome proposals of no more than 500 words for individual papers; for panel proposals, please submit abstracts of 500 words per paper and a panel description of 250 words. Please include a one-page cv and submit all files in .pdf format to english.wisc.edu/navsa.  Conference threads might include:

--Networks of artists, critics, consumers, scholars
--Networks of print (books, chapbooks, newspapers, magazines, letters, pamphlets), including relations among publishers, printers, editors, writers, readers
--Commodity culture networks and the circulation of things and bodies
--Networks of discourse (such as science, religion, nature, politics)
--The science of networks, then and now
--Textual networks (characters, plot, language, intertextuality)
--Networks of influence, production, reception
--Networks of display or exhibition
--Fashioning networks among otherwise unconnected authors and historical figures
--Transnational and other migrations: geographic, cultural, ideological, rhetorical
--Borders and "borders" -- theorizing cultural connection, separation, entanglement
--Diasporic networks: cosmopolitanism, wandering, exile
--Clandestine networks such as spies, secret agents, and detection
--Networking technologies
--Network arts
--Social networks including leisure clubs and professional societies
--Family and kinship networks
--Victorian cities: streets, arcades, parks, or other networks of urban space
--Imperial networks
--Network forms: gossip, blackmail, suspense, serials,, periodicals, or other genres
--Psychic and supernatural networks: seances, spiritualism, mediums
--Digital networks and twenty-first century reading practices
--Networked periodization: romantic/victorian/modernist
--Networks of resistance: feminist, ecological, queer
--Networks of iteration and translation (between image, text, adaptation)

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Currently enrolled graduate students who presented papers at the recent WCBS/NACBS meeting in Denver are encouraged to submit their papers for consideration for the Bob McJimsey prize.The winner will received $500 and a citation. Submission details may be found on the WCBS website at http://www.wcbs.org.  The/ deadline for receipt of papers (preferably in pdf format) is 15 December 2011.

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November
28
2011

Report on the 2011 NACBS Annual Meeting

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Report on the 2011 Annual Meeting:

The 2011 annual meeting of the NACBS, which has just concluded, was a sparkling success.   Registered participants numbered 367, making it one of the most popular and successful meetings in recent years.   Those on the program included at least 37 scholars from British institutions, five from Australia, and one from France.   Some of the most distinguished scholars in the field of British studies were present; so too were a number of graduate students, 15 of whom received travel funding from the NACBS Stern fund.  The program offered 56 separate panels on a vast array of topics, periods, and places, providing a showcase of cutting-edge scholarship for all interests and tastes.  There were two stimulating plenary addresses, one by Pat Thane (Kings College London) on “Happy Families? Varieties of Family Life in Twentieth-Century Britain,” and the other by Thomas Cogswell (University of California, Riverside) on “The Duke’s Two Bodies: Politics and Political Culture in Early Stuart England.”  In addition, Philippa Levine (University of Texas at Austin) gave a presidential address on “Naked Truths: Bodies, Knowledge and the Erotics of Colonial Power.”

The conference was as socially convivial as it was intellectually stimulating.  The receptions on Friday and Saturday evenings were crowded with talkative conference participants, who then packed local restaurants and bars.  The weather in Denver was ideal, with clear skies and unseasonably balmy temperatures, and the facilities and services provided by the Sheraton Hotel were excellent.  Special thanks must go to Marjorie Levine-Clark (University of Colorado Denver) and Andrew Muldoon (Metropolitan State College of Denver), the local arrangements team who did so much to make the meeting such a success.  Next year we converge in Montreal, another appealing venue.  I hope to see you there.

The following prizes were presented at the Saturday awards reception:  the John Ben Snow Prize for the best book written about the period prior to 1800 went to Arianne Chernock for Men and the Making of Modern British Feminism (Stanford University Press).  The Albion Prize for the best book on the post-1800 period went to Elaine Hadley, Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain (University of Chicago Press).   Susan Pedersen’s “Getting Out of Iraq—in 1932,” which appeared in the American Historical Review won the Love Prize for the year’s best article.  Honorable mention went to Amy Whipple, ‘Into every home, into every body: Organicism and anti-Statism in the British Anti-Fluoridation Movement, 1952-60’, Twentieth Century British History.   Stephanie Koscak (Indiana University) won the NACBS-Huntington Library Fellowship for her project, “Multiplying Pictures for the Public: Reproducing the English Monarch, c. 1649-1780.”   Dissertation Fellowship: Ryan Bibler (University of Virginia) was awared the NACBS Dissertation Fellowship for his project, “Extension and Adaptation of European Legal Forms to the English Atlantic World (c. 1550-1700).”  The Dissertation Travel Grant went to Samantha Sagui (Fordham University) for her project, “Law, Order, and the Development of Urban Policing in Late Medieval England.”  
President Levine was also pleased to announce that the Albion Prize is to be renamed next year the Stansky Prize in honor of the distinguished and beloved historian (and past president of the NACBS), Peter Stansky.

Dane Kennedy
NACBS President

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Call for H-ALBION Book Review Editor: History of England, Wales, and Scotland 1540-1689

H-Albion is looking for candidates who would like serve as our Book Review Editor for England, Wales, and Scotland, 1540-1689.  Applications are invited from scholars specializing in the early modern period.  The successful candidate will serve as book review editor for two years and will be responsible for commissioning and editing book reviews.

Please send a cover letter and CV to Jason M. Kelly at jaskelly@iupui.edu.

Application deadline is 1 December 2011

H-Albion: The H-Net Discussion Network for British and Irish History
http://www.h-net.org/~albion/

Twitter: @halbion

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