Fellowship: 2018-2019 Lemelson Center Fellowships and Travel Grants (deadline Dec 1)

Research Opportunities at the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
Applications Due: 1 December 2017

Through its fellowships and travel grants, the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation supports research projects that present creative approaches to the study of invention and innovation in American society. Projects may include (but are not limited to) historical research and documentation projects resulting in dissertations, publications, exhibitions, educational initiatives, documentary films, or other multimedia products. 

Event: Oct. 24 Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture - Boston

Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture
Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:15 PM

Jennifer Way, University of North Texas
Allaying Terror: Domesticating Artisan Refugees in South Vietnam, 1956
Comment: Robert Lee, Brown University

Fellowship: Morphomata Center - Biography, Life Writing, Portraiture, Life Imaging (deadline Oct 23)

The Morphomata Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Cologne is pleased to invite applications for fellowships for the academic year 2018/19. The fellowships are awarded to scholars working within the Humanities (“Geisteswissenschaften”), in the field of portraiture/life imaging and/or biography/life writing. The focus of this year’s call for applications lies on the topic of portraiture. Morphomata especially invites projects from international scholars, with a cross-cultural approach.

CFP: The Journal of Festive Studies (deadline Nov 1)

The Journal of Festive Studies, a new peer-reviewed journal published on H-Celebration, invites submissions for its first issue, scheduled for March 2018.

The journal’s stated aim is to draw together all academics who share an interest in festivities, including but not limited to holiday celebrations, family rituals, carnivals, religious feasts, processions and parades, and civic commemorations.


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