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Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships, 2018-2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2018

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. Over twenty awards will be made, including an African American Studies Fellowship to support research in African American history. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent.

Deadline Approaching: Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, & Consequences

Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences

The application deadline for the Loring Fellowship on the Civil War for 2018-2019 is February 15, 2018.

The Boston Athenaeum and the Massachusetts Historical Society will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship in 2018. The recipient will conduct research for at least four weeks at each institution. The fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000 for a total of eight weeks of research.

CFP: Panel, Women and Slavery in the Islamicate World, Then and Now, Middle East Studies Association (MESA), November 15-18, San Antonio, TX, 2018

Despite being abolished by law, slavery continues to be a global institution that crosses geographic, economic and legal borders. According to the most recent Global Slavery Index (2016-2017), it is estimated that over 40 million people are enslaved today, of which more than 15 million are women and girls.

Univ. of South Carolina Library Live Tweeting 150th Anniversary of 1868 State Constit. Convention

Dear All,

Some of you will be interested to know that the University of South Carlina Library is live tweeting the 150th anniversary of the 1868 South Carolina constitutional convention, a monumental moment in the post-slavery history of the state.