Active History Announcements: July 4-10

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The following upcoming events may be of interest to our readers (click on ‘continue reading’ below for full descriptions):

1)  CFP: We Demand: History/Sex/Activism in Canada – deadline: 30 Sept 2010

2) is looking for a co-book review editor

3) Digest of this week’s blog posts

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1)  The organizers of “We Demand” are currenting accepting proposals for papers, panels, round table discussions, or posters.  The conference is being held August 25-28, 2011 in Vancouver, BC to commemorate the first national political action taken by gay and lesbian activists.  The keynote speaker will be Ann Cvetkovich.  For more information visit the We Demand website.

2) We are looking for someone to join our editorial team as one of two book review editors.  Responsibilities include selecting books to be reviewed, finding appropriate reviewers, and contacting publishers for review copies.  Please visit our book reviews section for more information about the type of book review that we solicit.

3) This week in the AH blogosphere:

– Theresa Iacobelli: Tuning into Canadian History

– Karlee Sapoznik: “When People Eat Chocolate, They are Eating my Flesh”: Slavery and the Dark Side of Chocolate

– A.J. Rowley: Waving the Flag in Distress

– Sean Kheraj: Toronto Before the G20: A History of Violence

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