The purpose of this fellowship is to facilitate library and archival research in business or economic history. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $3,000. Three categories of applicants will be eligible for grants: 1) Harvard University graduate students in history, economics, or business administration, whose research requires travel to distant archives or repositories; 2) graduate students or nontenured faculty in those fields from other universities, in the U.S.
Travel grants of up to $2,500 are available to support research in the Special and Area Studies Collections Department of the George A. Smathers Libraries at University of Florida. Proposals are due Friday, June 1, 2018, with award notifications the week of July 1, 2018. Research must be undertaken between August 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.
MELLON FOUNDATION GRANT TO RADCLIFFE’S SCHLESINGER LIBRARY WILL CATALYZE NEW SCHOLARSHIP ON AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE STILL-UNREALIZED PROMISE OF FEMALE CITIZENSHIP
Cambridge, MA—April 17, 2018. The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has received a grant of $870,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will support fellowships and public programming centered on the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment at the Schlesinger Library and the broader Radcliffe Institute.
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The extended deadline for submissions for the Armistice & Aftermath symposium is coming up on May 1. Please submit a proposal or contact us with inquiries by that time.
In conjunction with the 22nd Annual Eugene Scassa Mock Organization of American States Conference and Competition, the ESMOAS Faculty Steering Committee is now accepting papers for our 3rd annual academic conference, to be held at Texas State University on November 1-
Towards a History of Louisiana State Institutions Along Class, Racial and Gender Lines
A symposium organized by Elodie Grossi and Jason Straight, with the support of the History Department at Tulane and GSSA.
Location : Greenbaum House, MacLaren classroom (Tulane campus, Uptown)
<< Panel 1 - 9:00am - 10:30am - "From the Antebellum Era to the New South: Hospitals, Asylums and Prisons"
John Bardes, Tulane University, "Levee Camp Moan: The Impact of Antebellum Slave Penology on Postbellum Convict Lease"
EDIBLE ENVIRONMENTS: IN AND BEYOND MONTREAL/ New DEADLINE to apply: May 1.
July 5-13, 2018 Professor Anya Zilberstein will offer graduate (and advanced undergraduate) students a one week summer school in Montreal, focusing on the city's food and environmental history. Fellowships covering tuition are available for non-Canadian students; all students will be provided with free housing in a newly renovated downtown dormitory (formerly the Grey Nun's Monastery).
Join us in celebrating VE Day with a Transcribe-a-Thon focused on uncensored, handwritten reflections of military service from WWII soldiers collected by the Army Research Branch. "The American Soldier" project is a collaboration between multiple units at Virginia Tech (College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences; University Libraries; and Center for Human-Computer Interaction) as well as the National Archives and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Southern Historical Association Graduate Student Council invites applications for three new graduate student representatives to join us!
As a member of the Graduate Student Council you have the chance to participate in the workings of the society and interact with many of the great scholars who are members of the SHA. The SHA formed in 1934 with a mandate to take an “investigative rather than a memorial approach” to southern history. We have been investigating ever since.