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News for the week of May 11-17
17 May 2019 7:10 PM
Grant Proposal Deadline
: July 15. $5,000 Community Project Grants.
With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, FHC grants primarily respond to the needs of local communities, but they often address topics of statewide interest. FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways.
FORUM Magazine, Spring 2019.
: Florida Trust Announces the 2018 Florida's 11 to Save. List spotlights the most threatened historic properties in the state, and drives the Florida Trust’s education and advocacy initiatives for the year ahead.
Orange County History Center wins national award, plans renovation, by Stephen Hudak. ORLANDO SENTINEL, MAY 14, 2019.
"Delray Beach to move 1937 house to city land," by Lois K. Solomon. SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL, MAY 14, 2019.
"Treasure hunters unearth Civil War artifacts," By Mike Magnoli, MELBOURNE, Fla.
"DHT launches Florida Stories Walking App for Downtown," By: Elysa Delcorto, May 13, 2019.
"Steering Share: Reflections on the Archival Profession." Issues & Advocacy section of SAA.
: Read the May/June 2019 Issue of Archival Outlook / Society of American Archivists.
Archives and Manuscripts Special Issue: Information Technologies and Indigenous Communities.
New Issue: Archives and Records. Publishing in the Archives Profession. Archives and Records, Volume 40 2019.
: "How a state archivist decides what Flint water crisis artifacts to preserve for posterity:
Stateside's conversation with Mark Harvey
," By STATESIDE STAFF, APR 24, 2019.
: "Profiling Portraits: Dodging the Camera." Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos by Kristi Finefield.
: "Why There? Figuring Out the Presence of America’s History Organizations," Engaging Places Blog.
: Teaching with Archives & Special Collections Cookbook (ACRL Publications) CALL FOR “RECIPES” (CHAPTER PROPOSALS)
: The Teaching with Archives & Special Collections Cookbook is seeking recipes!
We are now accepting recipe proposals detailing lesson plans or projects that demonstrate the integration of archives and special collections material into the classroom.
: Journal of Archival Organization – special issue on “Archives and Artifacts” Archivists manage artifacts in a variety of situations – plaques and memorabilia found in personal papers; models, material samples, and mockups in architectural and industrial design collections; academic and business archives with significant artifactual holdings; or even hybrid archives-museum collections. This special issue will feature articles and case studies relating to the arrangement and description of artifacts in archives.
: SAA’s Archival Futures Series. Publishing in the Archives Profession.
I heard about this new series at SAA last year. It is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to write something longer than an article but shorter than a typical book. Also, you can write about anything!
On the latest episode of 99% Invisible, a story from San Francisco, and the controversial purging of books from library shelves—or weeding as it’s called in the biz—after the 1989 earthquake. This episode also includes the KitchenSisters story The Pack Horse Librarians of Eastern Kentucky.
: "All sewn up: British Library colleagues work together to ensure the survival of 100 embroidered and textile bookbindings," Collection Care blog by Christina Duffy.
: "From Colombo to London: Encounters with the Endangered Archives Programme," Endangered archives blog of the British Library.
: Digital Heritage in Cultural Conflicts. The DigiCONFLICT international Research Consortium are seeking proposals for chapter contributions to an academic, peer-reviewed, edited volume on uses and abuses of digital heritage in the context of socially and politically charged cultural conflicts.
: "Silence in/of Archives: Absence, Erasure, Censorship, and Archival Politics," by Mahshid Mayar. Submissions, in English, should be received at the latest by July 01, 2019. This panel proposal invites contributions by (art, cultural, social, global, transnational) historians of all periods and archivists whose research and work in the archives tend to the politics and patterns of marginalization in the archive and examine archival practices that uphold silence and denigrate the silenced.
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