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2017-2018 Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships in the Humanities

The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 2017-2018 research fellowships. More than 50 fellowships will be awarded for projects that require substantial on-site use of the Ransom Center's collections, supporting research in all areas of the humanities including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history.

Announcement the 2017 Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History

The John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia invites nominations for the second Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Titles published in 2016 will be eligible. The $25,000 prize focuses primarily on scholarship devoted to the war itself but is also open to works on the background and consequences of the conflict. Collections of essays or primary documents, works of fiction, and poetry should not be submitted.

Oct 13-15. Reconciliation after Civil Wars: Global Perspectives

Registration is now open for the conference Reconciliation after Civil Wars: Global Perspectives. Join us in Arlington, Virginia, October 13-15 2016, for more than 30 presentations exploring the difficulties of post-civil war reconciliation efforts around the world, from the United States to Rwanda, from Nigeria to Spain.