Research Fellowships Kentucky Historical Society Spring Deadline March 1, 2019

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking applications for the KHS research fellowship program for the spring 2019 cycle. The program provides funding for senior and emerging scholars, including doctoral students, whose research focuses on Kentucky or larger regional-related topics – visit https://history.ky.gov/resources/catalogs-research-tools/ for more information on collections.

SHA 2018 Report: New Approaches to the Long Tradition of US-Brazil Comparative Histories: Frontiers, Black Emigration and Slavery, and Print Culture

The Panel "New Approaches to the Long Tradition of US-Brazil Comparative Histories," sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Section at the Southern Historian Association, was a reminder of how important a transnational lens is to the study of the nineteenth century. The conversations about abolition, frontier expansion, and the movement of people were never confined to the limitations of a nation state.

SHA 2018 Report: Defining Defeat—Three Approaches to Making Sense of Loss and the Confederate Experience

This panel at the 2018 Southern Historical Association demonstrated that there are more avenues for historians to unpack the meanings of Confederate defeat and the building of the Lost Cause. The panelists were Amy L. Fluker (University of Mississippi), Ann L. Tucker (University of North Georgia), and Sarah K. Bowman (Columbus State University).

SHA 2018 Report: Emancipationist Memory and Radical Dreams of Freedom: New Directions in African American History of the Reconstruction Era

How did African Americans and Southerners address the memory of Emancipation and contemplate freedom during Reconstruction? The answer, from Nicole Myers Turner, Caitlin Verboon, and Giuliana Perrone came in the form of political, social, and legal spaces.

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