Fulbright Scholar Program: Opportunities in American Studies

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
August 1, 2016
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Political History / Studies

The Fulbright Scholar Program offers teaching, research or combination teaching and research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, independent scholars and many others.  

This year, the Fulbright Scholar Program is offering over 70 awards in the field of American Studies and American History. Opportunities include:

Religion and Spirituality in the Northern Plains: Observing the 500th Anniversary of The Reformation

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 10, 2017
Location: 
South Dakota, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Literature, Native American History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology, Social History / Studies

The 49th annual Dakota Conference on Northern Plains History, Literature, Art, and Archaeology, April 21-22, 2017, will examine the variety of religious expression in the Northern Plains region, both historical and contemporary. The conference is presented by the Center for Western Studies at Augustana University with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Great Plains historian Douglas Hurt observes that religious preferences in the plains were formed as much by ethnicity as by theology.

Deadline Extended: University of Alabama Graduate History Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 8, 2016
Location: 
Alabama, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Graduate Studies, Social Sciences, World History / Studies, European History / Studies

The Department of History at The University of Alabama is pleased to announce its eighth annual Graduate Student Conference on Power and Struggle, to be held at the UA campus on October 8, 2016. The conference will feature a keynote banquet by Dr. Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame. Dr.

ABPP Announces FY16 Planning Grant Awards

Type: 
Grant
Date: 
June 23, 2016
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Archaeology, Cultural History / Studies, Historic Preservation, Military History

More than $1.19 million in National Park Service grants will be used to help preserve and protect America’s significant battlefield lands. The funding from the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) will support 20 projects at over 100 battlefields nationwide.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report for H-Announce: 20 June - 27 June

Type: 
Home Office Notices (Jobs, Reviews)
Date: 
June 27, 2016
Subject Fields: 
African American History / Studies, African History / Studies, American History / Studies, Ancient History, Anthropology
H-Net Job Guide

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 20 June 2016 to 27 June 2016. 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.

Center for Civil War Research/Arch Dalrymple III Department of History 2016 Conference on the Civil War, Oct. 6-8

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 1, 2016
Location: 
Mississippi, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, African American History / Studies, Slavery, Social History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

“A Just and Lasting Peace: Reconstruction and the Making of Postwar America”
University of Mississippi

The Center for Civil War Research and the Arch Dalrymple III Department of History at the University of Mississippi seek papers for the 2016 Conference on the Civil War, to be held October 6th through 8th. This conference will be hosted in partnership with the History Department’s annual Porter Fortune Symposium on History. Heather Cox Richardson (Boston College) will deliver the keynote address.

Association for Documentary Editing’s 2016 Conference, “Celebrate the Vibrancy of Documentary Editing” - Registration Open

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 4, 2016 to August 6, 2016
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Digital Humanities, Public History

We are pleased to announce that we have opened registration for the Association for Documentary Editing’s 2016 Conference, “Celebrate the Vibrancy of Documentary Editing,” to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from August 4-6, 2016. Links to registration, lodging, program, and other information can be found at http://www.documentaryediting.org/wordpress/?page_id=71.

Authors Needed: Online Encyclopedia of Women's Suffrage in the U.S.

Type: 
Call for Volunteers
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600–2000, is compiling a state-by-state database of women involved in the National American Woman Suffrage Association for its Online Encyclopedia of Women’s Suffrage in the U.S. So far, the encyclopedia includes National Woman’s Party activists and Black women activists. WASM hopes to add NAWSA members by mid-2018.

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