Call for Papers: Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, November 8–10, 2018

Call for Papers

Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression

November 8–10, 2018

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Deadline: August 27, 2018

 

CfP: Buying and Selling the Civil War

Call for papers: Caroline E. Janney and James Marten call for proposals for essays in an anthology with the working title Buying and Selling the Civil War.  Each essay will provide a case study of a product, experience, or idea related to remembrance of the war; of products acknowledging the outcomes of the war; or of products marketed specifically to Americans who participated in the war (veterans, for instance, or widows).

Virginia Tech Postdoc in Civil War Era History

The Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the History Department of Virginia Tech invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral associate position in the history of the American Civil War era that will begin in July 2018.

The successful applicant will benefit from professional mentoring, the opportunity to gain experience with academic and public outreach activities, and access to the extensive Civil War era holdings of Virginia Tech’s Special Collections (http://spec.lib.vt.edu/).

Deadline Approaching: Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, & Consequences

Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences

The application deadline for the Loring Fellowship on the Civil War for 2018-2019 is February 15, 2018.

The Boston Athenaeum and the Massachusetts Historical Society will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship in 2018. The recipient will conduct research for at least four weeks at each institution. The fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000 for a total of eight weeks of research.

CROSS-POSTED REVIEW: H-Net Review [H-Nationalism]: Pearce on Kissane, 'Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War'

Bill Kissane.  Nations Torn Asunder: The Challenge of Civil War.
Oxford  Oxford University Press, 2016.  272 pp.  $35.00 (cloth), ISBN
978-0-19-960287-2.

Reviewed by Justin Pearce (Cambridge University)
Published on H-Nationalism (November, 2016)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel

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