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Kentucky Historical Society Research Fellowship Program Spring Deadline March 1, 2022

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2022 cycle. The program provides funding for academic researchers whose projects focus on Kentucky or larger regional-related topics. Time periods are open - researchers have used the Kentucky Historical Society's archival holdings to shed light on a vast array of topics, including resistance and slavery, politics, medical history, religion, early frontier, and environmentalism and economic development.

Elkins and Mckitrick, Age of Federalism controversy?

I'm now working on the Quasi-War, which has taken me deep into the 1790s.  I'm looking at Elkins and McKitrick's impressive Age of Federalism.  I vaguely remember some controversty that it generated after it had been out for a while.  I do not remember the details, although it had something to do with their metholdology.  I can find nothing on this matter on the Internet.  Can anyone help?

Thanks--Don Hickey, Wayne State College (NE)

 

Taylor-Fillmore Christmas Blog Post

Dear H-SHEARites,

You or your students may be interested in the newest, seasonal blog post from the Correspondence of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore: "A Post Not about Christmas." https://edspace.american.edu/taylorandfillmore/a-post-not-about-christmas/

Best wishes,
Michael Cohen
Editor & Research Professor
American University

Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship (four months, $20,000 + housing)

The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the John Carter Brown Library invite applications for the Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship, a unique research and writing fellowship. The Hodson Trust - John Carter Brown Fellowship supports work by academics, independent scholars and writers working on significant projects relating to the literature, history, culture, or art of the Americas before 1830. Candidates with a U.S.

2022-2023 Fellowship Opportunities, Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society

The Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society in Philadelphia invites applications for sabbatical, postdoctoral, predoctoral, and short-term research fellowships for projects in all fields, and particularly those pertaining to Native American and Indigenous Studies, Early American History and Culture, and the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine. 

Virtual Allen Morris Forum on the Native South – December 2021

The Allen Morris Forum on the Native South invites interested parties to join a collegial exhibition of new research on Native Americans in the American South virtually via Zoom. The December 2021 session welcomes the work of Dr. Julia Lewandoski from California State University, San Marcos.

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