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Position @ the Chemical Heritage Foundation

The Chemical Heritage Foundation is hiring a content developer.  If you have an advanced degree and experience in interpreting material culture for a public audience, this might be for you. Check it out here:

Present Your Work!

With generous support from the New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance (NJSAA), the NJHC has issued a call for posters related to New Jersey history and welcomes you to participate! Topics related to the Mid-Atlantic region with an emphasis on New Jersey are encouraged. And while environmental history and preservation are being featured at the 2016 New Jersey Forum, posters on a broad range of topics are welcomed!

Proposals MUST include:  Contact Information (address, telephone, e-mail)  Title of Poster  A three (3) sentence bio that includes your current school/professional affiliation and how you would like to be listed in Forum promotional materials  An abstract of no more than 100 words  A diagram of your poster  Any required materials (easel, table, stands etc.) Submission Guidelines: Please include a 100-word abstract on your poster’s topic and research to Chief Programs Officer Niquole Primiani at by September 19, 2016. Your submission will be reviewed and you will be notified of the acceptance of your proposal no later than October 7, 2016. If accepted, further information will follow.

Lees Seminar Schedule for Fall 2016

September 23, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.“The Business of Preservation: Antiquarian Views and Commercial Enterprise in the Early Republic”                                                        WHITNEY MARTINKO, Assistant Professor of History, Villanova University & Commentator: Zara Anishanslin, Assistant Professor of History, College of Staten Island

October 21, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.“American Grievances Red-Dressed: Imperial Politics, the Breakdown of Authority, and Theft by Boston Crowds During the Townshend Acts Crisis”                                                                       DAVID NIESCIOR, Rutgers University-Camden & Commentator: Michael W. Zuckerman, Professor of History Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania

November 18, 2016 (Friday), 4:00-6:00 p.m.“Mexico, the United States, and the Idea of Development in a Globalizing World, 1808-1830”                                                           KAREN CAPLAN, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Newark &Commentator: Lorrin Thomas, Associate Professor of History, Rutgers University-Camden

Volunteer Opportunity: Meet the Leading Scholars of Early American HIstory

The 16th Annual Conference of the Program in Early American Economy and Society (PEAES) at the Library Company of Philadelphia on Thursday evening October 6th and Friday October 7th, 2016. Our History Department and the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences are cosponsors. Graduate students (4 or 5) are needed to help out on a volunteer basis to assist with greeting conference attendees, working the registration table, and ushering attendees to seating. This is an opportunity to list your work as “Service to the Profession” on your CV’s and to meet and network with important scholars, authors, journal editors, as well as fellow graduate students.*Due to a recent change in the leadership at the Library Company (the host institution) the conference leaders cannot promise monetary remuneration at this time but they are trying to get everyone paid.* To learn more about the conference or to register, visit:

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Demirjian ASAP at: .

Position Available

The John Woolman Memorial Association, a 100 year-old Quaker organization, seeks a dedicated director to oversee day to day operations.Headquartered in an 18th Century house in historic Mt. Holly, NJ, our mission is to keep alive the spirit and memory of John Woolman. As the public face of The Association, candidates should be familiar with the writings and life of Woolman, as well as with broader Quaker testimonies.Duties include community outreach, visitor education, hosting group events, and routine buildings and grounds maintenance. Compensation would either be a separate on-site residence or a salary equivalent to a part-time position.

For more information contact Jackie Zemaitis at (609) 217-9911 or