A women’s history conference is set to be offered by the Yates County History Center at the Hampton Inn in Penn Yan on June 28 and 29th. Speak To The Light: Two Centuries of Women’s History in the Finger Lakes is being offered to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the death of Jemima Wilkinson, said to be the first American woman to found a religion, the Society of Universal Friends. [Read more…] about Finger Lakes Women’s History Conference Set For June
The annual Researching New York Conference has been set for November 21-23, 2019, at the University at Albany. Organizers are seeking individual and panel proposals on all aspects of New York State history, in all time periods. Roundtables, media presentations, workshops, and other non-traditional presentations are encouraged. [Read more…] about Researching NY Annual Historians’ Conference Call for Papers
Fort Ticonderoga seeks proposals for papers broadly addressing the period of the Seven Years’ War for its Twenty-Fifth Annual War College of the Seven Years’ War to be held May 15-17, 2020.
Fort Ticonderoga is seeking papers from established scholars in addition to graduate students and others that relate to the origins, conduct, or repercussions of the Seven Years’ War broadly speaking. They are especially interested in topics and approaches that engage the international quality of the conflict as well as representing the variety of peoples and places involved. [Read more…] about Fort Ticonderoga Calls for Papers on Seven Years’ War
The Fort Plain Museum has announced the 5th Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference has been set for June 6-9, 2019.
The 2019 Conference will feature a line-up of 12 notable historian/authors presenting on a wide variety of topics related to the American Revolution. [Read more…] about Mohawk Valley American Revolution Conference Set for June
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has announced their 2019 Awards of Merit that will be presented to twelve individuals, museums, exhibitions, and programs from across New York State.
The Awards of Merit were judged for programs conducted in 2018 and will be presented as part of the Museum Association of New York’s 2019 conference “Access and Identity” at the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown, on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 8 am. [Read more…] about Museum Association of NY Announces Awards of Merit
The 22nd International James Fenimore Cooper/Susuan Fenimore Cooper Conference has been set for September 25-28, 2019, at SUNY Oneonta.
This years conference will examine Cooper within this tension between native purity and immigrant amalgamation.
Organizers have announced they are seeking papers that address the role of Cooper and his contemporaries in forging an American identity out of the cultural mixture of overlapping empires and immigration. [Read more…] about 22nd International Fenimore Cooper Conference Call for Papers
The New Netherland Institute (NNI) has announced they are now accepting presentation proposals for their 42nd Annual Conference, which will be hosted by the Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, on October 5, 2019.
The program committee welcomes proposals on any aspect of the seventeenth-century Dutch colony, including projects in other media such as films, online exhibits, and other digital projects. Proposals that highlight the legacy of New Netherland are also encouraged. [Read more…] about New Netherland Conference Call for Papers
Some of these events target specific areas within the history community such as preservation, museums, and tourism. [Read more…] about Upcoming History Advocacy Days, Conferences and Events
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has officially opened registration for their 2019 Annual Conference “Access and Identity.”
The MANY Annual Conference is the largest gathering for both established and emerging museum professionals in New York State. This year’s conference will bring more presenters and sessions than ever before and will cover topics on fundraising, education, collections, and discussions on diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion. [Read more…] about Annual NY Museums Conference Registration Now Open
The Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) has announced that the 2019 Annual State Conference will be held at the Desmond Hotel, 660 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, on September 9-11, 2019.
The conference planning committee is currently seeking proposals for conference presentations. Proposals can be submitted for papers, panels and interactive programs. [Read more…] about Public Historians Conference In Albany in September