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Deadline Approaching: New England Regional Consortium Fellowships

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.

CFP: NANO Special Issue: Captivity Narratives Then and Now: Gender, Race, and the Captive in 20th and 21st American Literature and Culture

Captivity is everywhere in the texts and popular culture of the 20th and 21st centuries—from headline grabbing icons of captivity such as Patty H

New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Research Grants, 2018-2019

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.

Jan. 30 MHS Seminar on Modern American Society & Culture

Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 5:15 PM

Anne Gray Fischer, Brown University
“Momentum Toward Evil Is Strong”: Poor Women, Moral Panics, and the Rise of Crime-Fighting Policing in Depression-Era America
Comment: Michael Willrich, Brandeis University

Teaching US Ethnography- call for roundtable participants, ASA 2018

A proposal of the Ethnography Caucus for the 2018 American Studies Association annual meeting in Atlanta, November 8-11.

This is a “professional development” session, so participants will not be precluded from presenting a research paper on a different panel, or participating in another way on the ASA program.

Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, & Consequences

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.

Jan. 23 Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality

Seminar on the History of Women, Gender, & Sexuality

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America and the Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 5:30 PM
Location: Massachusetts Historical Society

Kara Swanson, Northeastern University
The "Woman Inventor" as a Political Tool of Female Suffragists: Patents, Invention, and Civil Rights in the 19th-Century United States
Moderator: Rebecca Herzig, Bates College

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