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Lapidus Center Fellowships

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library is now accepting applications for its 2018-2019 fellowship programs.

Long-term fellowships are open to post-doctoral scholars studying the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World.   Fellows must devote full time to their research projects and participate in the intellectual life of the Program.

Call for submissions: RSAP 2016-17 Article Prize (Deadline: Dec. 1, 2017)

[With apologies for cross posting]

 

The Research Society of American Periodicals invites submissions for its 2016-17 Article Prize.

 

The prize is awarded to the best article on the subject of American periodicals published in a peer-reviewed academic journal between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017.

 

The Article Prize is designed for early-career scholars. Graduate students and those who received their Ph.D. no earlier than January 1, 2012 are eligible to apply.

 

CFP: Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery (9/15 deadline)

The History Department at Rice University invites proposals for a two-day symposium on the history of Medicine and Healing in the Age of Slavery. In the last three decades, scholars have increasingly identified connections between slavery and medicine. They have uncovered how medical theories and practices helped to reinforce the institution of slavery, just as enslaved people used their knowledge of healing to gain autonomy and power.

Accepting Submissions for the 2018 Harriet Tubman Book Prize

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery is accepting submissions for the 2018 Harriet Tubman Book Prize. The award honors a distinguished nonfiction book published in the United States in 2017 on the slave trade, slavery, and anti-slavery in the Atlantic World. It carries a $7,500 prize.

Cross Posting -- Woods on Egerton and Paquette

This is a cross-posted book review from H-SC of The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History.

Douglas R. Egerton, Robert L. Paquette, eds. The Denmark Vesey Affair: A Documentary History. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2017. 982 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6282-2.

Reviewed by Michael E. Woods (Marshall University)

Published on H-SC (August, 2017)

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