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O Lost! The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Thomas Wolfe and the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Main Lobby and Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Special Collections Library, UNC-Chapel Hill
The UNC-Chapel Hill Center for the Study of the American South invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in the history, culture, or society of the American South. The award includes a salary of $50,000 and health insurance, plus a research and travel fund. The fellow will have an affiliation with UNC’s Department of American Studies. The fellowship will support outstanding junior scholars as they revise book-length manuscripts on topics related to the South.
The Hugh T. Lefler Undergraduate Award
This $200 award is given each academic year by the Historical Society of North Carolina for the best research paper or project on North Carolina history by an undergraduate student from an accredited senior North Carolina college or university.
Each project should be approximately 5,000-25,000 words, or the equivalent substance for a web project, and shall be judged on the basis of (a) originality of topic; (b) quality of research; (c) quality of work; and (d) overall excellence. It must focus on North Carolina history.
The North Carolina Military Historical Society will hold it's annual symposium in Raleigh, NC on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The venue is the main auditorium at the State Archives and Library Building at 109 East Jones Street, Raleigh.
Featured speakers include Dr. Angela Robbins, Dr. Sal Mercogliano, Dr. Janet Hudson, and Museum Curator Jackson Marshall. Topics include North Carolina Women on the Homefront, US Navy and Marine Corps in the war, African American North Carolinians in the war, and Memories of North Carolina Dougboys.