Bi-Weekly Update - June 17

Hello CCPHers,

Here are some interesting history events happening soon in California as well as articles pertaining to history.

In other news:

  • The Directory of Professionals in Public History will become active on August 1, 2016! To find out more about the Directory and information concerning registration for a Directory listing, visit our Directory webpage.

  • CCPH is actively seeking nominations for our 2016 Awards, recognizing those in the Public History field doing extraordinary work. For more information about the awards that we offer and past award winners, visit our Awards webpage.

  • CCPH invites any announcements or articles relating to history from our members and mailing list to include in our updates.

Email any of your submissions to ccph@csus.edu.

Thank you for your continuous support and interest in CCPH!

From: Oral History Association

Oral History Association Annual Meeting - Celebrating 50 Years

When: October 12-16

Where: Long Beach, California

Registration is open for the 2016 Oral History Association annual meeting! The 2016 meeting will capture the spirit of the first National Colloquium on Oral History in 1966 by introducing lively theoretical and methodological discussion space, examining current and ongoing work, as well as looking toward the future of the field.

The theme of “OHA@50: Traditions, Transitions and Technologies from the Field” is well represented in this year’s programmatic line-up. The Oct. 12-16 meeting will have more than 100 sessions, including wide-ranging topics relevant to oral historians’ work in such diverse areas as archives and collection management, social justice, public history and education.

Also this year we welcome Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) members in the first joint meeting of the two organizations. Keep an eye out for SOHA-designated presentations, with a good dose of local and regional topics.

Exclusive to 2016 is a track, sponsored by the 50th Anniversary Task Force, devoted to seminal points in the oral history field as public space for discourse on the state and future of various key movements.

Join us at the beautiful Aquarium of the Pacific on Thursday evening during the conference. Attendees will be mingling with the jellyfish and penguins as we celebrate 50 great years of the Oral History Association with a buffet dinner, drinks, and a lively program.

We welcome all to attend this special meeting! For information on conference rates, housing, workshops, and tours, see Annual Meeting.

From: California Historical Society

Native Portraits

Contemporary Tintypes by Ed Drew

Exhibition Opening

July 21, 2016 5:00—8:00 PM

On view July 21 - November 27, 2016 California Historical Society 678 Mission Street, San Francisco

Free, Please RSVP In 2014, photographer Ed Drew worked with Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services to make portraits during a series of retreats attended by members of the native community in and around Klamath Falls, Oregon. The resulting series of tintypes—a popular portrait medium in the nineteenth century—pictures individuals descended from the Klamath and Pit River Paiute tribes of southern Oregon and the Modoc Indians of northern California. Learn More

The Modoc War: A History Examined Through Objects in the Exhibition With Boyd Cothran & Cheewa James June 28, 2016 6:00 PM California Historical Society San Francisco Attend

An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873 With Historian Ben Madley August 31, 2016 7:00 PM La Plaza de Cultura y Artes 501 N Main St, Los Angeles Attend

From: California Humanities

The On the Road with California Humanities series features Pulitzer Prize winners in dialogue with notable thinkers and the community, examining contemporary issues to guide California along the path to a vibrant future.

California's Water: Rivers, Oceans, and Our Future August 27, 2016 - 7:00pm - National Steinbeck Center, Salinas Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bettina Boxall joins Felicia Marcus, Chair of California’s State Water Resources Board and Norm Groot, Executive Director of Monterey County Farm Bureau, as they discuss a future in which water is going to become all the more precious. To register, please click HERE.

The Farmworker Movement in California: From Chavez Onwards September 28, 2016 - 7:00pm - Fresno Art Museum Pulitzer Prize-winning author Miriam Pawel and Dawn Mabalon, Associate Professor of History at San Francisco State University, will discuss how the farmworker movement of the past can help inform the future of agriculture with playwright Luis Valdez, founder of El Teatro Campesino and Samuel Orozco, author and National News and Information Director of Radio Bilingüe. To register, please click HERE.

In Tune: The Arts and Humanities in the Golden State October 26, 2016 – 6:30pm – Oakland Stay tuned on the development of a celebration of California’s rich culture of arts and humanities in partnership with California Arts Council.

All forums are free and open to the public.

From: California Association of Museums

ANNOUNCEMENTS

FOUNDATION CENTER WEBINAR: GOVERNMENT GRANTS – JUNE 21 & 28

The Foundation Center is hosting two webinars about the federal funding application process. The webinars are titled Government Funding: Readiness, Research, and RFA Review and Government Funding: Writing the Proposal. Read more

HOW TO ENGAGE YOUR ORGANIZATION WITH THE MEDIA – JUNE 22

The Balboa Park Learning Institute and others partners are hosting a workshop on how to engage your organization with media and the importance of building strategic partnerships with media outlets. The workshop 12-1pm at the San Diego Hall of Champions. Read more

PERSPECTIVES ON PHILANTHROPY: INSIGHTS ON GIVING USA – JUNE 24

The Foundation Center is hosting a livestream and in-person program with leaders from San Francisco's nonprofit sector to discuss the lastest findings of Giving USA 2016, a publication on the sources and uses of U.S. charitable giving. The 2016 edition will be released on June 14. The livestream is at 10am Pacific Time on June 24. Read more

CONNECTING TO THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS – JUNE 30

The United Nation’s recent adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), 17 global goals that will help fight extreme poverty, end inequality, and fix climate change across the world. This webinar will help nonprofits be informed and learn how to connect their work to the goals. Read more

MUSEUM ASSESSMENT PROGRAM – DEADLINE JULY 1

The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) has helped over 4,600 small and mid-sized museums of all types strengthen operations, plan for the future and meet standards through a one-year process of self-assessment. Read more

AASLH SCHOLARSHIP FOR ANNUAL MEETING – DUE JULY 1

There are four scholarship opportunities to help individuals attend the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History in Detroit September 14-17, 2016. Read more

ONLINE COURSE: CATALOGING YOUR COLLECTION - JULY 1

Cataloging Your Collection covers all details needed to catalog a collection. Procedures for handling, measuring and describing all types of objects and materials are discussed in detail. Read more

PROGRAM SOLICITATION: NEW RESEARCH LABS – DEADLINE JULY 12

The NEA seeks to support a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike, through a new program, the NEA Research Labs. They are seeking an organization (Cooperator) to undertake the program. Deadline is July 12, 2016. Read more

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR HISTORY PROFESSIONALS – JULY 12-13

AASLH's Project Management for History Professionals workshop will be July 12-13 at the Ohio History Connection's Ohio History Center in Columbus, OH. Read more

CREATIVITY AT THE CORE SUMMER INSTITUTE – JULY 28, 29, 30

The California County Superintendents Educational Services Association’s Arts Initiative will be held on July 28, 29, and 30. It will be a 3-day institute that will focus on arts learning and California State Standards. Read more

WMA EARLY BIRD RATES AVAILABLE – DEADLINE JULY 29

The Western Museums Association, in partnership with the Museum Association of Arizona, is hosting the 2016 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona September 25-28, 2016. Early Bird rates are available through July 29. Read more

MUSEUMS IN THE NEWS

Riverside museum collection headed to RM Sotheby’s and Auctions America California sales

By Larry Edsall, Classic Car News, June 14, 2016

Dubs go on display at the Oakland Museum of California

By Angela Hill, San Jose Mercury News, June 8, 2016

Election Fever at the Hammer Museum

By Alysia Gray Painter, NBC Los Angeles, June 6, 2016

Blue Star Museums program offers big savings for military families

By Rebecca Logan, Fay Observer, June 5, 2016

SF Zoo program helps restore frogs, turtles to Yosemite

By Lizzie Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle, June 2, 2016

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