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Call for Nominations: Forbes Award and Oakley Certificates of Merit

We are seeking proposals for the 2019 Forbes and Oakley Awards. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2018.

Awards will be presented at the 2019 Conference in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

Click here for descriptions and nomination forms for the Oakly Award.

Click here for descriptions and nomination forms for the Forbes Award.


Call for Markers Bibliography Entries

We are currently preparing the 2019 issue of Markers, the scholarly journal of the Association for Gravestone Studies. Every issue includes a Bibliography of the preceding year's scholarly work in cemetery and gravemarker studies. Listed works are (with a few exceptions) restricted to English-language books, scholarly articles, and theses/dissertations covering the modern era (post-1500). To be considered for inclusion, please send your listing to Editor Elisabeth Roark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., before December 31, 2018.