Some of you will be interested to know that the University of South Carlina Library is live tweeting the 150th anniversary of the 1868 South Carolina constitutional convention, a monumental moment in the post-slavery history of the state.
Library Company of Philadelphia
2018-19 Short-term, Dissertation, and Post-Doctoral Fellowships.
Deadline for Applications, March 1, 2018.
The Library Company of Philadelphia invites applications for short-term, dissertation and post-doctoral fellowships for 2018-2019. The fellowships support on-site research on topics related to the collections of the Library Company and other local archives as noted below.
The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019.
Three new institutions joined the Consortium this past year: the John J. Burns Library at Boston College, the Osher Map Library at the University of Southern Maine, and the Mary Baker Eddy Library! The full list of participating institutions is below.
The Kentucky Historical Society seeks two Graduate Research Associates (GRAs) familiar with 19th century United States history to write short informational entries for the Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition (CWGK). GRAs will receive a stipend of $5,000 each and can work remotely from their home institutions.
New England Regional Fellowship Consortium
Application deadline: February 1, 2018.
The New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC), a collaboration of twenty-five major cultural agencies, will offer at least twenty awards in 2018-2019. Each grant will provide a stipend of $5,000 for a total of eight or more weeks of research at three or more participating institutions between June 1, 2018, and May 31, 2019. Graduate students, faculty, and independent researchers are welcome to apply.
The Boston Athenaeum and the Massachusetts Historical Society will offer at least one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences. The recipient will conduct research for at least four weeks at each institution. The fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000 for a total of eight weeks of research.
"Maroons and Indigenous Peoples: Towards a Sustainable Future"
June 20-24, 2018, Asafu Yard, Charles Town, Portland, Jamaica
Some of you will take interest in this Map of Human Trafficking from the 9th to the 11th century. Many thanks to Dr. Youval Rotman for sharing it with us!