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Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships, 2018-2019

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019, including the Loring Fellowship, offered conjointly with the Boston Athenaeum, for research on the Civil War. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. Mark your calendar with the deadlines below!

NEH Summer Institute, Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center will host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty in July 2018 on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath.  Applications to participate will be accepted via mail, e-mail, and our online application system until March 1, 2018.

Re: African American Vengance

Forgive my immodesty, but I dealt with this topic in my article that appeared in the September 1996 issue of _Civil War History_ -- "'We Cannot Treat Negroes . . . as Prisoners of War': Racial Atrocities and Reprisals in Civil War Arkansas." That piece can also be found in my edited volume, _Black Flag over Dixie: Racial Atrocities and Reprisals in the Civil War_ (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), which contains several related essays.