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Library Company of Philadelphia Post-Doctoral Fellowships for 2019-2020 Deadline for application

Posted: 09/20/2018

National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellowships support research in residence at the Library Company on any subject relevant to its collections, which are capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world from the 17th through the 19th centuries. 

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Organization of American Historians Announces New Resource for Members of the Media

Posted: 09/14/2018

Journalists seeking fresh, fast, and thoughtful insight from the nation's foremost historians can now consult a database of experts assembled by the Organization of American Historians.

It is available here: www.americanhistoryexperts.org.

This free database was made possible by the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Call for Papers: Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association Conference

Posted: 09/11/2018

The 2019 ANZASA conference committee welcomes proposals for individual papers or panel sessions on the conference theme of community, conflict, and “the meaning of America”


2018 Conference on Illinois History

Posted: 09/07/2018

The 2018 conference includes sessions, panels, and workshops that feature topics such as Abraham Lincoln, archaeology, Civil War, digital resources, early statehood, immigrations, museums, politics, race and popular culture. The mid-day presentation on Thursday is a roundtable discussion on Illinois Bicentennial Exhibits and will include speakers from prominent state museums and archives.


Franklin Research Grants

Posted: 09/06/2018

The American Philosophical Society’s Franklin Research Grants support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. Applicants are expected to have a doctorate or to have published work of doctoral character and quality. The Society is particularly interested in supporting the work of young scholars who have recently received the Ph.D. APS has two-upcoming fellowship opportunities.

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Phillips Fund for Native American Research

Posted: 09/06/2018

The Phillips Fund of the American Philosophical Society provides grants to fund research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans in the continental United States and Canada. Application deadline is March 1, 2019.