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AAS 2016 Summer Seminar in the History of the Book: "Subscription Publishing in America"

The American Antiquarian Society’s 2016 Summer Seminar in the History of the Book in American Culture will run from June 13-17, on the subject “Subscription Publishing in America.” It will be led by Michael Winship, Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin. Applications are due March 15, 2016. For more details, see http://www.americanantiquarian.org/2016-summer-seminar-history-book.

Registration Open: "The Dynamic City: Futures for the Past," BOSTON APRIL 1ST & 2ND 2016

Historic New England and Boston University’s Initiative on Cities and American and New England Studies Program are pleased to announce a symposium on

Directions in 21st Century Preservation: The Dynamic City: Futures for the Past

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Deadline Feb. 1

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC)

Next application deadline: February 1, 2016.

The NERFC, a collaboration of twenty-one major cultural agencies, will offer at least sixteen awards in 2016-2017. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions between June 1, 2016, and May 31, 2017. 

Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than three dozen research fellowships for the academic year 2016-2017. MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the Society’s collections. The Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for at least four weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000. The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium of twenty-one organizations.

Thank you, From H-Net

Dear H-Net Readers:

As our fall appeal comes to a close, all of us at H-Net wish to express our heartfelt thanks to the many readers who have contributed during the past few weeks.  Your gifts go directly to our program services, helping us to staff our help desk, make improvements to our web resources, and develop new features that leverage the tremendous talent pool of our hundreds of volunteer editors.