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United States Capitol Historical Society

Applications are invited for the twenty-fourth year of the United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship. This fellowship is designed to support research and publication on the history of the art and architecture of the United States Capitol and related buildings. Graduate students and scholars may apply for periods ranging from one month to one year; the stipend is $2000 per month. Applications must be postmarked by March 15, 2010. For further information contact Dr. Barbara Wolanin, Curator, Architect of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. 20515, (202) 228-1222 or the United States Capitol Historical Society at www.uschs.org.

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Posted: October 22, 2009
Tagged: Fellowships


AHA offers an opportunity to mentor a graduate student with disabilities

Graduate study in history is arduous for all students, but students with disabilities face distinctive challenges. The American Historical Association (AHA) Task Force on Historians with Disabilities believes that historians who understand disability experiences firsthand could help such students deal with disability-related issues in graduate historical studies and in the development of their careers. If you are interested in mentoring a disabled graduate student, contact Paul Longmore at longmore@sfsu.edu. The task force will keep all provided information strictly confidential.

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Posted: October 19, 2009
Tagged: Miscellaneous


W. Curtis Worthington Research Paper Competition

The Waring Library Society and the Waring Historical Library at the Medical University of South Carolina invite entries for the W. Curtis Worthington Jr. undergraduate and graduate research papers competition. Entries must be received by April 30, 2010.

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Posted: September 24, 2009
Tagged: Calls for Papers


New England Journal of History

The New England Journal of History is accepting articles for its Fall 2010 Journal on American domestic issues. The deadline is March 2010. The Spring 2011 issue will be a general issue, open to any aspect of history, and the deadline is September 2010. The Journal uses The Chicago Manual of Style, and articles and questions can be sent to Dr. Joseph Harrington, Editor, cacg1@aol.com.

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Posted: September 7, 2009
Tagged: Calls for Papers


Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship

The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience invites applications for the Patrick Henry Writing Fellowship to support outstanding writing on American history and culture by scholars and nonacademic authors. Deadline for applications is February 15, 2010.

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Posted: August 19, 2009
Tagged: Fellowships


Journal of American History: Textbooks and Teaching

Posted: December 31, 1969
Tagged: Calls for Papers, News of the Organization