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Ex Parte Milligan at 150: The Constitution & Military Commissions in American Wars on Terror


September 22, 2016 to September 24, 2016

United States

Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Government and Public Service, Political Science, Political History / Studies

New teaching tool: digital archive of Civil War era July 4 celebrations

How did Americans celebrate Independence Day during the Civil War era, as their nation appeared to be falling apart? Find out for yourself at "Mapping the Fourth of July," a new crowdsourced primary source digital archive containing newspaper articles, letters, and diaries from a wide variety of perspectives.

Kentucky Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) research fellowship program is committed to providing funding for scholars whose research requires the use of KHS’s rich collections. The program supports senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students, through one-to-four week fellowships ($400 for each week of fellowship residency).

Reminder: Call for papers for the Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, November 10-12 (Deadline for submission August 29)

Call for Papers

Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression

November 10–12, 2016

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Deadline: August 29, 2016