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).
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.
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.
The New England Quarterly is searching for a book review editor.
MID-ATLANTIC CONFERENCE ON BRITISH STUDIES ANNUAL MEETING
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
SATURDAY and SUNDAY, APRIL 7-8, 2018
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.
Call for Papers
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
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
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