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Call for Papers: Frederick Douglass Book Prize

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twentieth annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, an annual award for the most outstanding non-fiction book in English copyrighted in the year 2017 on the subject of slavery, resistance, and/or abolition. Beginning on January 2, 2018, we invite you to submit books that meet these criteria.

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.

NEH Summer Institute Opportunity 'Suffrage in the Americas'

University and community college faculty in any field are invited to explore the remarkably understudied stories of how women in the Americas achieved the suffrage. Seventeen specialists from Argentina to Canada will each present a piece of the interconnecting pattern that led to suffrage extensions across the hemisphere.

Seeking Panelists: National Women's Studies Association, "Native Women's Embodied Experience: Land, Justice, and the Sacred"

Hi Everyone, 
 
I am currently seeking panelists and a moderator (can present elsewhere at NWSA, but not on this specific panel) for the National Women's Studies Association, Nov. 8-11, 2018, Atlanta, Georgia.

Journal of Civil and Human Rights 3:2 now available

Issue 3:2 (Fall/Winter 2017) of the Journal of Civil and Human Rights, published by the University of Illinois Press, is now available.

Research-Based Articles

"Organize the People": The 1975 City Council Races in Multiracial Chicago by Gordon K. Mantler

 

The Black Peoples Unity Movement and Friends: The Brief Emergence of an Interracial Black Power Movement in Camden, New Jersey, 1968 by Laurie Lahey

 

The "Jewish Question" in the Black Mind: The Image of World Jewry in African American Socialism by Clayton Vaughn-Roberson

 

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