The American Philosophical Society Library is now accepting applications for long and short-term research fellowships for scholars working in the fields of history of science, technology, and medicine; early American history; and Native American and Indigenous studies. Applicants whose research subjects overlap any other APS Library fellowship programs may also submit applications to other pertinent programs, though only one fellowship can be awarded to an individual.
Five graduate internship opportunities are available for summer 2018 at The Henry Ford:
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The Activist History Review invites proposals for our March issue, “Is It Time to Bury Neoliberalism?: Writing History in the Present Tense.”
The program committee for the Phi Alpha Theta Carolinas Regional History Conference invites proposals for papers to be presented at Queens University of Charlotte on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Proposals from both undergraduate and graduate students on any historical topic are welcome, and should include a title and a 250-word abstract. See the proposa form on our website for more details. The deadline for submission of proposals is Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
Seeking papers for a special session proposal for the Modern Language Association's annual conference (January 3-6, 2019) on the topic of the aesthetics of terror in contemporary literature. Possible topics could include: narrative strategies of representing terror/terrorism, witnessing, the relationship between historical events and fiction, grief and mourning,time and violence, affect studies, fear and paranoia, legitimacy and illegitimacy, continuities and rupture.
10th Biennial Conference of the Swedish Association for American Studies (SAAS)
“Open Covenants: Pasts and Futures of Global America”
Stockholm, September 28–30, 2018
Call for Papers
*Extended deadline March 1, 2018*
Holly Folk and I are hoping to put together a panel that examines "conversion" as it relates to American populist movements. We are particularly interested in work that analyzes American populist movements that convert seemingly opposed or distinctly separate factions into a single movement, subsequently altering future lines of demarcation.
The National Endowment for the Humanities invites applicants to "Hoover Dam and the Shaping of the American West," a two week summer institute on the Hoover Dam and its myriad impacts on American society. Throughout the program, leading scholars will guide a variety of sessions that center on three central themes: technology, environment, and human communities.