By Avigail Oren
We can’t imagine that our loyal readers have missed the exciting news–the Call for Papers for the 2018 UHA Biennial Conference in Columbia, South Carolina dropped on Wednesday. The deadline is not until February, so you have plenty of time to pull together panels and write your proposal. In the meantime, however…
Take a look at the amazing program for the upcoming SACRPH conference. I was perusing it the other day and realized that not only are some of my favorite academic colleagues presenting, but so is one of my best friends from college!
Also check out the EAUH’s CFP for the 14th International Conference on Urban History and the CFA for the OAH’s China Residencies Program, both due in October.
While we’re thinking globally, Joseph Ben Prestel has a new post on “Cairo, Berlin, and the Compartments of Urban History” up at the Global Urban History blog.
I recommend this interview with Anthony Bourdain, about an upcoming episode of his show Parts Unknown that was filmed in Pittsburgh, for Bourdain’s criticism of the war on drugs, mass incarceration, and the racialization of the opioid epidemic. Also, because Pittsburgh is great.
The correct response to this stupid Bodega startup is:
a) I can’t even
b) Eyeroll emoji
d) All of the above
And signing off with one of my favorite internet personalities, Lego Grad Student. Have a great weekend!
Depositing books due at the library, the grad student takes a humiliating whirlwind tour of everything his past self had planned to read. pic.twitter.com/OpxymQQ19P
— Lego Grad Student (@legogradstudent) September 12, 2017