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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.

Call for Panelists- Marine Histories of Native America-- Western Historical Association Annual Conference 2018

Washing the Dust Off Indigenous Sovereignty: Marine Histories of Native America- Panel Proposal, Western History Association Annual Conference 2018

Until recently, historical scholarship has failed to appreciate the Indigenous peoples of North America as anything other than land-bound societies, treating maritime history as the realm of European empires and ignoring the deep relationships between Native American groups and the waterways of the continent.