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International Residencies 2018
Germany (Deadline: October 2, 2017)
Thanks to a generous grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, the OAH International Committee is pleased to announce the continuation of the Residency Program in American History—Germany (Germany Residency Program) at the University of Tübingen.
Japan (Deadline: October 2, 2017)
In cooperation with and support from the Japan-United States Friendship Commission, the OAH and the Japanese Association for American Studies (JAAS) plan to send two American scholars to Japanese universities for two-week residencies in the summer of 2018, pending funding.
China (Deadline: to be determined; no earlier than October 1, 2017)
Thanks to a generous grant from the Ford Foundation, the Organization of American Historians and the American History Research Association of China (AHRAC) are pleased to announce the fifth year of the exchange program between the two organizations. Details will be available later this summer at: http://www.oah.org/programs/
The Organization of American Historians Launches New Media Resource
The Organization of American Historians (OAH) is pleased to announce a new resource for members of the media. With over 7,000 member historians, the OAH can connect you with subject matter experts on topics ranging from the Electoral College, executive orders, U.S.-Russian relations, and everything in between. In these contentious times, understanding our nation’s history is of critical importance.
2018-19 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
The OAH was saddened to learn of the recent pasing of two longtime members. Their individual obituaries are linked below.
DPLA Announces New Grant
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) recently announced a new grant that funds continued work around educator professional development and expansion of our Primary Source Sets project. They have just opened a call for excellent instructors in higher education to join their Education Advisory Committee to assist with this exciting new initiative.
OAH Members Receive 2017 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship
OAH members Michael Fitzgerald and Sarah Silkey have received a 2017 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship to analyze a newly accessible trove of letters and diaries of Ku Klux Klan supporters that reveals the interpersonal dynamics of racial extremism and the generational conflicts between Victorian gender expectations and notions of southern manhood during Reconstruction and its aftermath. More information about the project and the Collaborative Research Fellowship are available here.