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Call for Books: 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.

UNC Postdoctoral Fellowship in the study of the South

The UNC Center for the Study of the American South invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in the history, culture, or society of the American South. The award includes a salary of $50,000 and health insurance, plus a research and travel fund. The fellow will have an affiliation with UNC’s Department of American Studies. The fellowship will support outstanding junior scholars as they revise book-length manuscripts on topics related to the South.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-South: 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-South.  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.

The Journal of American Ethnic History seeks proposals for a special issue on immigration in the U.S. South

The Journal of American Ethnic History seeks proposals for a special issue on immigration in the U.S. South.

Since the late 1980s and early 1990s, the U.S. South has hosted some of the fastest growing Latina/o and Asian immigrant communities. While these large populations have drawn the attention of sociologists, anthropologists, and popular audiences, less attention has been given to the longer and interconnected histories of immigration to the region.

Kentucky Historical Society to Lead National Digital Research Effort

Kentucky Historical Society to Lead National Digital Research Effort

$90,000 NHPRC/Mellon Grant will kick off initiative

Frankfort, Ky. (Feb. 8, 2018) – A $90,000 grant from the National Historical Records and Publications Commission (NHPRC) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help a team of national organizations led by the Kentucky Historical Society explore the future of biographical research and publishing for digital history projects.

[APPLY] NEH Summer Institute, The 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.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-South: 5 February - 12 February

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

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