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Charles Redd Center Visiting Scholar Award

The Charles Redd Center for Western Studies at Brigham Young University invites applications for its Visiting Scholar Program in Western Studies for 2017-2018.  University faculty of all ranks, independent scholars, freelance authors and other public intellectuals who are working on a significant article- or book-length study regarding the American West are eligible to apply for the position.  The Visiting Scholar may be in residence for 2-4 months.  The Center will provide a stipend of $2,500 per month for 2-4 months, office space, a networked computer, campus library and activity privileg

Center for the Study of the American West: Introducing the Jo Stewart Randel Grant

Launched in October of 2016, the Center for the Study of the American West (CSAW) at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) is pleased to announce the Jo Stewart Randel Grant for scholars either from WTAMU or from outside institutions who would benefit from the use of the Research Center archives at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum or the Cornette Library on the WTAMU campus. Through this grant, CSAW seeks to promote interdisciplinary scholarship on the American West.

New Articles of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following articles that may interest H-WEST list subscribers:

- “Contingent Continent: Spatial and Geographic Arguments in the Shaping of the Nineteenth-Century United States,” by Rachel St. John

- “‘The Greatest Nation on Earth’: The Politics and Patriotism of the First Anglo American Immigrants to Mexican Texas, 1820-1824,” by Sarah K. M. Rodriguez

- “An Empire of Remedy: Vaccination, Natives, and Narratives in the North American West,” by Andrew C. Isenberg

CFP EXTENDED: The Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association Conference, Aug. 3-5, 2017

The CFP deadline for the PCB-AHA Conference 2017 has been extended to February 15, 2017. The conference will be held at California State University, Northridge from August 3-5, 2017.

The Program Committee for the 2017 Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association (PCB–AHA) 110th annual meeting invites proposals for panels, papers, roundtables, and workshops that relate to the general theme, “Seeing History: Traces and Representations of the Past.”

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