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Announcements The Journal has received the following announcements and caUs for papers. Requests for inclusion in future issues should be limited to 100 words and sent to: Managing Editor, Journal of Women's History, c/o Department of History, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210. Such announcements will appear in only two issues. The Sodal History Society of the UK announces that its 1997 conference on "Time and the Construction of the Past" wiU take place January 3-5 in Lancaster, England. Offers of papers on the following themes are invited: time and gender; calendars; ritual and leisure time; seasonaHty; the concept of time; the historical construction of "the past"; and time, popular memory, and nostalgia. Please dired all inquiries and proposals to Mrs. Linda Persson, secretary, Sodal History Sodety, Department of History, Lancaster University, Lancaster LAl 4YG. Tel. 01524 592605; e-mail Lpersson @lancaster.ac.uk. The Minnesota Historical Society's research department each year makes available grants to support original research and interpretive writing on the history of Minnesota by academicians, independent scholars, and professional and nonprofessional writers. Preference is given to projeds that will produce article- or book-length manuscripts to be considered for publication Hi Minnesota History, the Sodety's quarterly, or by the Minnesota Historical Society Press. EspedaUy encouraged are projects that add a multicultural dimension to the area's history and that cover subjeds not now well represented in the pubUshed record, including agriculture, urban history, workers and work, historic preservation, medicine, and sports. Grants are not awarded to support work on dissertations or theses or to assist in the purchase of computers or other equipment. AppHcations deadlines are October 1, January 1, and March 1. For a set of guidelines and an appHcation form, write to Deborah L. MiUer, Research Department, Minnesota Historical Sodety, 345 KeUogg Blvd. West, St. Paul, MN 55102 or call Florence Regan at (612) 297-2221. Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly invites submissions for its twentieth anniversary issues, to appear in 1997. The editors are espedaUy interested in esays exploring biography, autobiography, hagiography, oral and group history in gender studies, multicultural studies, film theory, social sdence, technology, marketing and media studies, medicine, and law. Manuscripts should be 2,500-7,500 words in length and two copies should 1996 Announcements 215 be submitted to expedite the reviewing process. Direct all submissions to the Center for Biographical Research, Department of English, 1733 Donaghho Road, University of HawaH at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822. For more information please contad Craig Howes at biograph@hawau.edu or 808-956-3774. The birthplace of U.S. women's rights, Seneca Falls, N. Y., is gearing up for the summer of 1998 and the 150th anniversary of the first Women's Rights Convention. A four-month-long celebration to be coordinated by a consortium of local, state, and nonprofit organizations is planned, and to assist in the projed a fundraiser is needed. For more information on this position or the events planned, please write to Celebrate '98, P.O. Box 601, Seneca Falls, NY13148 or caU 315-568-2262. ...

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ISSN
1527-2036
Print ISSN
1042-7961
Pages
pp. 214-215
Launched on MUSE
2010-03-25
Open Access
No
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