The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twentieth annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, an annual award for the most outstanding non-fiction book in English copyrighted in the year 2017 on the subject of slavery, resistance, and/or abolition. Beginning on January 2, 2018, we invite you to submit books that meet these criteria.
H-CivWar is H-Net's network on scholarship, teaching, and outreach on the history of the American Civil War.
Date: March 1, 2018
Location: Connecticut, United States
Subject Fields: American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Business History / Studies
Application deadline: March 1, 2018
Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. More than twenty awards will be made. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent.
Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences
The application deadline for the Loring Fellowship on the Civil War for 2018-2019 is February 15, 2018.
The Boston Athenaeum and the Massachusetts Historical Society will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship in 2018. The recipient will conduct research for at least four weeks at each institution. The fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000 for a total of eight weeks of research.
Cuny's Gotham Center for New York City history blog is soliciting posts pertaining to New York City history. The "Gotham" blog: https://www.gothamcenter.org/blog is a wonderful resource for scholars of the city and reaches a wide audience. Individuals with interests that fall under the Civil War era who would like to submit pitches or draft articles can do so to David Thomson at firstname.lastname@example.org.