Calling All Writers/Bloggers for the New SHGAPE Website!

Calling All Gilded Age and Progressive Era Scholars! The new SHGAPE website will have a special section featuring curated and edited posts from scholars like you! If you've been working on some interesting research, a public history project, or have just published a book or article, let us know! We'd love to have a short piece where you share more of your research, or do an interview with you! This is a great chance to get your work out there and share it. Email Lauren MacIvor Thompson at lmacivor1@gsu.edu for more information. 

H-SHGAPE Question of the Week: the History of Capitalism and GAPE

Welcome to H-SHGAPE's Question of the Week! Each Wednesday, the list editors will ask a question about the Gilded Age and Progressive Era that we hope will provoke lively discussion. We encourage you to share your thoughts by typing in the "Post a Reply" box below the original post, or, if you're getting this by email, by clicking on the "Read More or Reply" link.

CfP: Buying and Selling the Civil War

Call for papers: Caroline E. Janney and James Marten call for proposals for essays in an anthology with the working title Buying and Selling the Civil War.  Each essay will provide a case study of a product, experience, or idea related to remembrance of the war; of products acknowledging the outcomes of the war; or of products marketed specifically to Americans who participated in the war (veterans, for instance, or widows).

Reminder: Renew your SHGAPE Membership

Hello all,

If you haven't yet renewed your membership in SHGAPE, please don't forget to do so! Having an accurate membership count helps us determine our funding base for new initiatives as we move closer to our Annual Meeting. SHGAPE membership comes with a variety of benefits, including a subscription to the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, funding opportunities for graduate students and contingent faculty, and participation in a vibrant and growing community of scholars.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHGAPE: 12 February - 19 February

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 12 February 2018 to 19 February 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHGAPE.  

See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.

To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

DEADLINE MAR. 1: Massachusetts Historical Society Short-Term Fellowships, 2018-2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2018

Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. More than twenty awards will be made. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the Ph.D. or the equivalent.


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