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Virginia Tech Civil War Research Grants | Applications due Feb 28

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies (www.civilwar.vt.edu) and Virginia Tech’s Special Collections invite applications for the 2019-20 Virginia Center for Civil War Studies Research Grants. Each grant recipient will visit Virginia Tech’s Special Collections in order to conduct research on some aspect of the American Civil War era.

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition: Residential Fellowships, 2019-2020

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, part of the MacMillan Center at Yale University, is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the following fellowships, as posted in the H-Net Job Guide: https://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=58067

Research Fellowships Kentucky Historical Society Spring Deadline March 1, 2019

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2019 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students, whose research focuses on Kentucky or larger regional-related topics – visit https://history.ky.gov/resources/catalogs-research-tools/ for more information on collections.

Report: The Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression

             The Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression was held the weekend of November 8-10, 2018, in Chattanooga, Tennessee and hosted by the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.  Katrina J.

SHA 2018 Report: New Approaches to the Long Tradition of US-Brazil Comparative Histories: Frontiers, Black Emigration and Slavery, and Print Culture

The Panel "New Approaches to the Long Tradition of US-Brazil Comparative Histories," sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Section at the Southern Historian Association, was a reminder of how important a transnational lens is to the study of the nineteenth century. The conversations about abolition, frontier expansion, and the movement of people were never confined to the limitations of a nation state.

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