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H-SHEAR is dedicated to enhancing scholarly communication on the history of the early American republic, during the period 1775 to 1860. The network is sponsored by SHEAR, the Society of Historians of the Early American Republic, and is owned by H-Net, Humanities & Social Sciences Online, currently centered at Michigan State University.  Click here to learn more...


The latest from H-SHEAR...

Deadline: Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowship, March 1

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the Massachusetts Historical Society collections sometime between July 1, 2015, and June 30, 2016. Approximately 20 awards will be made. Application deadline: March 1, 2015.

Deadline extended: SHEAR Graduate Student Travel Awards

Graduate Student Travel Awards provide assistance with conference participation for graduate students who have papers accepted for inclusion in the annual meeting program. Eight gifts of $250 each are given annually. In addition, each award grant recipient has her or his conference registration fee waived and receives one ticket to the Saturday banquet. Recipients are expected to join SHEAR in return for receiving their awards.

CFP: Ohio History journal

Ohio History journal is now semiannual and seeking submissions!

Beginning in 2016, Ohio History will be available twice a year, in spring and fall. Articles will be published in half the time, and the journal’s rich offerings will be served up in a double portion.

For more than 120 years Ohio History, a peer-reviewed journal, has published scholarly essays, research notes, edited primary documents, and book reviews.