Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, European History / Studies, German History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

The GHI awards short-term fellowships to European and North American doctoral students as well as postdoctoral scholars to pursue research projects that draw upon primary sources located in the United States. We are particularly interested in research projects that fit into the following fields: German and European history, The history of German-American relations, The role of Germany and the USA in international relations, American history (European doctoral and postdoctoral scholars only)

2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize recipient announced

Pennsylvania,
Type: 
Prize
Date: 
February 12, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Military History, Slavery

The 2018 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize will be awarded to Edward Ayers for his work, The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America (W.W. Norton and Company).

 

Ayers will be recognized during an event hosted by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at the Union League Club in New York City on Thursday, April 26. In addition to a $50,000 prize, he will also receive a bronze replica of Augustus Saint-Gaudens' life-size bust “Lincoln the Man.”

 

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 12 February - 19 February

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
February 19, 2018
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Architecture and Architectural History
H-Net Job Guide

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-Announce. 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.

EXTENDED DEADLINE - CFP Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Symposium - Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions along Class, Racial, and Gender Lines

Friday April 20, 2018
Tulane University

CFP - Call for Papers: The Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 2, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, History Education

The Tuckasegee Valley Historical Review is issuing a call for papers, book reviews, and exhibition reviews. Founded in 1992, "The Tuck" is one of the few peer-reviewed journals exclusively for history graduate students in the Southeastern US. This is a wonderful opportunity to submit original research you have completed in your program while allowing you to gain experience in the journal publication process.

 

Articles:

Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 25, 2018
Location: 
Iceland
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Humanities, Law and Legal History, Political Science, Modern European History / Studies

Call for Papers: States of Exception and the Politics of Anger

International Conference, 19-20 October 2018, University of Iceland.

 

The EDDA Research Center in Critical Contemporary Research at the University of Iceland invites proposals for an international conference—to be held in Reykjavik on 19–20 October 2018—on emergency politics from historical and contemporary perspectives. It aims to bring together scholars in diverse academic fields and working within different thematic and national paradigms to explore “states of exception.”

Extended deadline -- Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Childhood and Education, Film and Film History, Popular Culture Studies, Social History / Studies, American History / Studies

Transatlantica special issue

Creating the child audience: media and the invention of modern American childhood from the late 19th century to the present day

 

Xavier Review Special Issue on Writings of Jesmyn Ward

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, Black History / Studies, Literature, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies

Call of Essay Proposals on the Writings of Jesmyn Ward

Special Issue of the Xavier Review

In August 2017, Ron Charles, editor of Book World wrote in The Washington Post:

CFP for The Activist History Review’s 2018 Conference on "Power"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 9, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Political History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

The Activist History Review invites proposals for its annual conference on June 18, 2018, organized around the theme of power.

NEH Summer Institute "The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau"

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Indigenous Studies, Native American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies
Please join faculty and colleagues for a two-week NEH Summer Institute, "The Native American West: A Case Study of the Columbia Plateau." The Institute will be held at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington from June 17-July 1, 2018.

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