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Fellowship from the New York Public Library Opportunity

I came across this fellowship opportunity from the New York Public Library that I thought might be of interested to J-History subscribers. The deadline is February 15.

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer short-term research fellowships to support graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent researchers.  Individuals needing to conduct on-site research in the Library’s special collections to support projects in the humanities, business, and the fine and performing arts are encouraged to apply.

Deadline Tomorrow January 4 for Submissions: Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference

Just a reminder that the deadline is tomorrow January  for submitting an abstract to the Joint Journalism and Communication History conference. I have been attending this conference for around 20 years and it is one of my favorites (actually it is my favorite).  The conference itself will be at NYU on Saturday March 10.

To submit an abstract, you have to set up an account at the Media History Exchange at http://bit.ly/2DgtmSM  To do so, contact Elliot King eking@loyola.edu.

50 Years in Agenda Setting Research: Past and Future Perspectives Conference

Ed. note: The following announcement is re-posted from the Communication History listserv.

50 Years in Agenda Setting Research: Past and Future Perspectives Conference
July 18-21, 2018
University of Colorado Boulder — College of Media Communication and Information

NEH Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

This is a repost from the H-West list that may interest Jhistory subscribers:

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.

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