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Recent Discussion Posts

Deadline Approaching: New England Regional Consortium Fellowships

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.

Three new institutions joined the Consortium this past year: the John J. Burns Library at Boston College, the Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine, and the Mary Baker Eddy Library! The full list of participating institutions is below.

CFP: Rutgers History Graduate Conference "Narratives of Resistance" (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

Narratives of Resistance: Challenges, Practices, Possibilities
Thursday March 29 and Friday March 30, 2018
Rutgers University New Brunswick

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shannen Williams, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Tennessee Knoxville*
Opening Address: Dr. Camilla Townsend, Professor of History at Rutgers University**

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. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. Start your application and mark your calendar with the deadlines below!

CfA: Doctoral Scholarships in the Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies at the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies (HCTS), Heidelberg University

The Graduate Programme for Transcultural Studies (GPTS) of the Heidelberg Centre for Transcultural Studies at Heidelberg University welcomes applications for up to six doctoral scholarships beginning in the winter semester 2018/19.

 

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Recent Blog Posts

Reading More about Writing

Resource Blog

Last summer, Kerrie Holloway wrote a very useful Resource Blog for H-GRAD,  “Reading about Writing.”  Since a few of my favorite books were absent, my blog offers several additions to her suggested reading list. Writing a dissertation is a long process, and along the way it can be useful to stop and review some of the advice that’s out there on effective work habits, efficient writing/reading/researching and navigating personal obstacles.

How To ... Use Airtable to organize your research materials.

Resource Blog

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Airtable's home page.

How do you organize all of the primary source materials that go into writing your dissertation, conference paper, or academic article --particularly when oftentimes the argument you are making requir

Reading List Blog

Reading Lists

The editors of H-Grad are making some changes to our blogs!

First, to add clarity to the purpose of each of our blogs and more resources for subscribers to H-Grad, we created a new blog called "Reading Lists." This blog will contain sample reading lists for a variety of fields to help graduate students prepare for their comprehensive exams, historigraphical essays, or research projects. Existing reading lists posted under the "Resource Blog" will be relabeled as posts in this new "Reading Lists" blog.

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