In 2017 the Bible known as the Vinegar Bible is marking the 300th anniversary of its printing in Oxford, England. One of these impressive lectionary Bibles resides at Christ Episcopal Church in Shrewsbury, NJ and the parish is celebrating its birthday with a special event, called "1717", that will be held on September 30th, 2017 at 7 pm at the Church. The celebration will consist of discussions about various aspects of the Bible's History and performancefs of music of that period that have a remarkable connection to the Bible.
Anais de História de Além-Mar – Annals of Overseas History (AHAM) is a peer-reviewed journal published by CHAM —Centre for the Humanities. It aims to disseminate scientific work on the Portuguese expansion (15th to 20th centuries), its historical context, parallel phenomena, and the connections between the histories and the societies of all the spaces involved.
We invite article proposals for volume 19, scheduled to be published in the winter of 2018.
October 26-28, 2017
American Philosophical Society
The Colonial Society of Massachusetts
Announces the 2017
Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History
This prize of two thousand five hundred dollars, established in memory of Walter Muir Whitehill, for many years Editor of Publications for the Colonial Society and the moving force behind the organization, will be awarded for a distinguished essay on early American history (up to 1825), not previously published, with preference being given to New England subjects. The Society hopes that the prize may be awarded annually.
Library Company of Philadelphia Post-Doctoral Fellowships for 2018-2019
Deadline for applications: November 1, 2017
The Columbia Seminar on Early American History and Culture is pleased to announce its schedule for 2017-2018. The seminar will meet at Columbia University’s Faculty House (W. 116th Street and Morningside Drive). Seminar attendees are invited to gather for cocktails before each meeting at 5:00pm. Presentations begin at 5:30pm. Dinners follow at 7pm. If you wish to attend, please contact the seminar rapporteur, Yoav Hamdani, at email@example.com.
Call for Papers
CFP Challenges or opportunities? The social fabric of colonial port cities, 1500-1850
This year the Ohio Seminar will be offering seminars in its traditional format, and in association with the Modern American Program and the Center for Historical Research Program in “Revolutions.” We welcome all faculty and students with an interest in early American studies, and also in the broader interest in wider comparative topics that this working group is developing.
Joint Early and Modern American Seminar:
Sept. 1: Staunton Lynd, Attorney, Independent Scholar
The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections.