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CrossCurrents Summer Colloquium: Gender, Transgender and other Transitions

Fellowships are available for the 2018 CrossCurrents Research Colloquium.  Spend the month of July in New York working on a research or writing project of your own design and collaborate with others engaged in this issue from Christian, Buddhist, Jewish, secular and other perspectives with access to Union, Auburn, Columibia University and Jewish Theological Seminary Libraries.

Application Deadline:  February 15

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Research Grants, 2018-2019

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium

Application deadline: February 1, 2018.

The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers are welcome to apply.

Newberry Seminar on Religion and Culture in the Americas - February 2, 2018

The February Seminar will be presented by Daniel J. Gorman of the University of Rochester. His paper "Sarah Fenster's Neighbohood: Demography, Community, and One Child's Life in !900 Jewish Philadelphia" focuses on recreating this urban neighborhood. For further information connect to


The seminar will be held on Friday, February 2, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Newberry Library.