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SHEAR DEI Fellowships

In order to further the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic’s mission to foster research on “the rich complexity and enduring significance of the early American republic,” SHEAR will offer four research fellowships to scholars examining Latinx, Indigenous, Asian American, Pacific Island, and/or African diasporic history from 1776 to

Will Your Research Need to Be Retracted?

With journal submissions on a steep rise since the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, publishers are feeling intense pressure to manage the record level of article submissions, while continuing to preserve their high standards. At the same time, they must ensure this research is disseminated quickly so that it can reach the hands of decision-makers so they can determine policy.

Sad news: Frederick C. Luebke

Hello everyone. Our friends at the Western History Association have passed along the sad news of the death of Dr. Frederick C. Luebke, retired professor of history at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, former director of the Center for Great Plains Studies, and author of many articles and books. Please see the tribute from John Wunder via WHA, and the obituary here. 

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