Navigating the Publishing Path: Job Application Tips and Tricks

Guest post by Allegra Martschenko, acquisitions editor, University Press of Colorado, and Rachael Levay, editor in chief, University Press of Colorado and acquisitions editor, UPC imprint, Utah State University Press

Southern Association for Women Historians Graduate Council Mentoring Program

The graduate mentoring committee of the Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH) would like to facilitate a mentoring program for our graduate student and job-seeking members. The mentoring program aims to provide graduate students and early career scholars with lasting connections to other scholars and graduate students across various institutions and fields.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-SHERA: August 3-10, 2020

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 3 August 2020 to 10 August 2020.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-SHERA.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

The Versatile PhD controversy (comment)


in 2010 an enterprising scholar named Paula Chambers initiated a "listserv" entitled Wrk4Us.  The list grew and prospered and began to branch out into interviews, q and a sessions, and finally, a large web portal.  The portal was re-named "the Versatile PhD," and a collection of universities and learned organizations including the American Historical Association sponsored subscriptions for their students and members.

Participants Wanted for EASA Grad Panel Discussions

Hi everyone, the Penn State American Studies Student Association is looking to partner with other grad students (MA through ABD) or student associations for the upcoming Eastern American Studies Association conference.

This year's EASA conference is on April 1-2 at Franklin and Marshall in Lancaster, PA.  We are organizing a series of professional development and current events panels.  These wouldn't necessarily be original research, but rather discussions on academic current events, professional development issues, alt-ac considerations, etc.  

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