We are proud to announce the program for the upcoming conference, "Atlantic Environments and the American South." The conference will be held February 5-6 at Rice University and features a wonderful lineup of scholars including keynote addresses by W. Jeffrey Bolster and Paul Sutter. You will find the program below. All are welcome, we only ask that if you plan on attending to please register before hand.
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The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center will host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university teachers in July 2016 on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and its Aftermath. Applications to participate will be accepted via mail, e-mail, and our online application system until March 1, 2016.
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The Frances S. Summersell Center for the Study of the South at the University of Alabama is proud to announce it is receiving nominees for the 2016 Deep South Book Prize. The prize is awarded biennially for the best book on the history or culture of the Deep South, and the author of the prizewinner will receive a cash award of $500.
Books nominated for the next awarded prize must have been published between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015. Two copies of each nominated book should be mailed by March 1, 2016 to:
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The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and Virginia Tech’s Special Collections invite applications for the 2016-17 Virginia Center for Civil War Studies Research Grants. Each grant recipient will visit Virginia Tech’s Special Collections in order to conduct research on some aspect of the American Civil War era. An honorarium of $100 per business day will be provided, up to a maximum of $1,000. Recipients may also have the opportunity to give an informal presentation on their projects during their visit.
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2016-2017 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections of the Yale University Libraries or other research collections of the New England area, and explicitly engage issues of slavery, resistance, abolition, and their legacies.