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2018 Western History Dissertation Workshop

2018 WESTERN HISTORY DISSERTATION WORKSHOP

Proposals from advanced Ph.D. candidates due March 1, 2018.

The 13th annual Western History Dissertation Workshop will be held May 18-20, 2018, at the University of Colorado Boulder, with housing at Boulder’s Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark. This writing workshop offers vigorous dissertation support to advanced western history PhD students in a collegial group of 10-12 leading scholars from participating institutions across the United States, listed below.

Massachusetts Historical Society Fellowships, 2018-2019

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships

The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2018-2019. The first deadline, for MHS-NEH fellowships, is January 15. Start your application and mark your calendar with the deadlines below!

Archaeological Site Confidentiality and Public Interpretation

Archaeologists, having seen lots of destruction of sites due to looting, some of a commercial (rather than hobbyist) scale, tend to want to hold all information about archaeological sites (location, contents, etc.) as confidential, actually, as secret.  While this is somewhat understandable, this presents a significant challenge to public education and interpretation on archaeologial topics where often “place” and site content

NEH Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

The American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center will host a two-week NEH Summer Institute for college and university faculty in July 2018 on the Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath.  Applications to participate will be accepted via mail, e-mail, and our online application system until March 1, 2018.

ANNOUNCE: Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship - February 7 Priority Review Deadline

Frederick Douglass Scholars Fellowship
Summer 2018 - May 2019 

In keeping with Frederick Douglass’ life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institutes of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education are offering teaching opportunities to graduate students who are pursuing careers as university faculty and who are entering the final year of terminal degree and/or doctoral programs. 

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