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Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships, 2018-2019

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. Start your application and mark your calendar with the deadlines below!

Seeking Sample Syllabi for North American Western & Borderlands Lecture Courses

I am revamping a two-semester sequence of lecture courses on the North American West and also developing a new lecture course on North American Borderlands history, and am seeking sample syllabi to see how my colleagues teach such courses.  My western history courses break at 1850, so the first covers North American Wests from their earliest occupation by Indigenous peoples through the aftermath of the U.S.-Mexico War, and the second focuses primarily on the U.S.

Call for Applications: 2018-19 Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

Friends of the Princeton University Library Research Grants

 

Each year, the Friends of the Princeton University Library offer short-term Library Research Grants to promote scholarly use of the Library’s special collections. The award is $1,000 per week (up to four weeks) plus transportation costs.

 

NEH Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

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 faculty in July 2018 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, 2018.

TAMU History Conference & Grant Applications (Extended Deadline & Speakers Dr. James Brooks & Dr. Aaron O'Connell)

The History Graduate Student Organization and the Sigma Rho Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Texas A&M University are proud to announce our 2018 graduate and undergraduate history student conference. The conference will take place on March 23-24, 2018. This conference is an

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