CFP: "The Spirit of Inquiry in the Age of Jefferson," American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, European History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Native American History / Studies

In commemoration of the 275th anniversary of the American Philosophical Society’s founding in 1743 and the birth of its long-time President, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826, APS 1780, President 1797-1814), the APS Library, along with the National Constitution Center and the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, are organizing a daylong symposium that aims to explore the history of science, knowledge production, and learning during the Age of Jefferson (1743-1826).

William L. Clements Library 2018 Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
January 15, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Race Studies

Research fellowships at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan exist to help scholars gain access to the Library’s rich array of primary sources on early American history.

Short-Term Fellowships:

CFP: Special Issue of the Journal of the Society for American Music: Settler Sounds: Music, Indigeneity, and Colonialism in the Americas

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
April 1, 2018
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Music and Music History, Indigenous Studies

In her 2016 article on “Settler Colonialism and Enduring Indigeneity,” J. Kēhaulani Kauanui reflects on the rise of settler colonial studies in American Studies and the enduring need for the discipline to engage with Indigeneity.

CFP: Mid-Atlantic Conference on British Studies -- Annual Conference, April 7-8, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
Maryland, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Canadian History / Studies, Colonial America, European History / Studies

MID-ATLANTIC CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES ANNUAL MEETING
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
SATURDAY and SUNDAY, APRIL 7-8, 2018

Fellowships Available

Type: 
Fellowship
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial America, Humanities, Slavery, Public History, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Short-term fellowships are awarded for one or more months, and open to academics from any country, subject to selection by committee.  Successful applicants will be working on Jefferson-related projects.

American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati 2018 Library Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
November 10, 2017
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, French History / Studies

The Society of the Cincinnati is offering three research fellowships for 2018:

The Tyree-Lamb Fellowship, and two Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati Fellowships. Each fellowship provides $1,500 to support the cost of travel, housing, and per diem expenses for a scholar wishing to use the Society’s library for a period of at least five days. The fellowships are open to graduate students and other scholars who are conducting research that may benefit from the library’s holdings.

SHEAR 2018 CfP

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies

Call for Papers

SHEAR

Cleveland

18 – 22 July 2018

The 40th annual meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic will convene July 18 - 22, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio.

The program committee invites proposals for sessions and papers exploring all aspects of and approaches to the history and culture of the early American republic, c. 1776-1861. We particularly encourage submissions that

CFP: Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Caricatures of Foreigners in British and Spanish America

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 5, 2017 to November 8, 2017
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Atlantic History / Studies, British History / Studies, Colonial America, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies, Law and Legal History

         This is a call for papers in anticipation of a one-day conference to be organized by Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra (University of Texas) and Richard Ross (University of Illinois) through the Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History [https://law.illinois.edu/faculty-research/specialty-programs/legal-history/].  The conference, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago on Friday, October 26, 2018, is entitled, “Arguing for the Rule of Law: Using the Hebrew Bible and Cari

Antiques and Collections: Determining Value” by Leland Little

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
November 9, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial America, Fine Arts, Historic Preservation

The Joel Lane Museum House and Mordecai Historic Park present a lecture on “Antiques and Collections: Determining Value” by Leland Little.

Mr. Little will discuss factors that add or detract from the value of antiques and collections. His presentation will address issues such as age, provenance, condition, form, regionalism, and pop culture. Mr. Little also provides insight into valuing, caring for, developing, and/or selling collections

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