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We welcome annouincements of fellowships or postdoctoral positions within the field. Please use this form to send us your announcements.

Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowships

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin annually awards over fifty fellowships to support scholarly research projects that require substantial onsite use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. Application deadline is February 1, 2013.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) seeks applications for the Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the humanities. Successful candidates will hold a two-year appointment beginning in July 2013. Application deadline is January 15, 2013.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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Library Company of Philadelphia Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications are welcome for the the 2013-2014 NEH Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP). These fellowships support for research at the Library Company on any subject related to its collections, which cover a variety of feilds relating to the history and culture of America and the Atlantic world from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries. Applications are also invited for the Program in Early American Economy and Society Postdoctoral Fellowships which support research on a wide range of topics concerning the American economy. Deadline for receipt of applications for both programs is November 1, 2012. The LCP also offers short term and dissertation fellowships in colonial and U.S. history and culture. Deadline is March 1, 2013.

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Posted: September 11, 2012
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North Caroliniana Society Welcome Applications

The North Caroliniana Society welcomes proposals for its annual Archie K. Davis Fellowships, awarded to scholars researching North Carolina History. The annual deadline for proposals is March 1.

More information is available at: http://www.ncsociety.org

Posted: August 6, 2012
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Kluge Center at the Library of Congress Seeks Applications

The John W. Kluge Center accommodates post-doctoral Fellows pursuing resident research, usually for periods from six to twelve months. Interdisciplinary and cross-cultural topics of a kind normally not encouraged in specialized departmental settings are welcome. Selection of a diverse group of Fellows is by various competitions. Post-doctoral Fellows have an opportunity to discuss their research with the Kluge Scholars and to explore possibilities for intellectual collaboration with other Fellows.

More information is available at: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/

Posted: June 1, 2012
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National Humanities Center Fellowships

The National Humanities Center is pleased to announce its fellowship competition for 2013-14.

More information is available at: http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/fellowships/fellshipapinfo.htm

Posted: June 1, 2012
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Cromwell Fellowships for Research in U.S. Legal History

pplications are now open for fellowship awards funded by the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation to support research and writing in American legal history. Preference is given to scholars at the early stages of their careers, including advanced graduate students. Deadline is July 13, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.legalhistorian.org/awards.shtml

Posted: May 10, 2012
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National Archives Announces Legislative Archives Fellowship for 2012

The National Archives seeks applications for its 2012 Legislative Archives Fellowship to support work in United States history based on research in the records of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Applications for the 2012 fellowship will be accepted until midnight EDT May 16, 2012. Contact the Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives for fellowship requirements and application instructions.

More information is available at: http://www.archives.gov/legislative/research/fellowship.html

Posted: May 7, 2012
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Library of Congress Junior Fellows Summer Internships

This summer the Library of Congress is again offering special ten-week paid internships to college students. For a stipend of $3,000, 2012 Junior Fellows Summer Interns will work full-time from May 29 through August 3, with library specialists and curators to inventory, describe, and explore collection holdings and to assist with digital-preservation outreach activities throughout the library. Applications will be accepted online only at http://usajobs.gov/, keyword: 308129000. Deadline is February 27.

More information is available at: http://www.loc.gov/hr/jrfellows/

Posted: February 7, 2012
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Ithaca College Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellow

The School of Humanities and Sciences at Ithaca College announces a Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship for 2012-2013. The fellowship supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

More information is available at: http://www.icjobs.org

Posted: January 25, 2012
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Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellowship

Applications are now open for the residential fellowship with The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. Applications are encouraged from scholars and public intellectuals to study the fundamental origins and circumstances surrounding debt bondage, forced labor, human trafficking, and other forms of modern day slavery. Deadline is March 1, 2012

More information is available at: http://www.yale.edu/glc/info/trafficking.htm

Posted: January 25, 2012
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2012 Fellowships at the Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Situated at the center of the world’s largest museum complex, the Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL) are a vital part of the Institution’s research, exhibition, and education enterprise. March 15, 2012 is the deadline for many SIL fellowships, resident scholar programs, and fellowships.

More information is available at: http://www.sil.si.edu/Galaxy.cfm?id=3.3

Posted: January 12, 2012
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Filson Historical Society Fellowships

The Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Kentucky, invites applications for fellowships and internships to support research in The Filson’s collections. Applications must be received by February 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.filsonhistorical.org/fellowships.html

Posted: January 12, 2012
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2012 Advertising Educational Foundation Visiting Professor Program

The Advertising Educational Foundation invites applications for its Visiting Professor Program (VPP). The VPP is a two-week fellowship for professors of advertising, marketing, communications, and the liberal arts to expose professors to the day-to-day operations of an advertising agency, marketing or media company and to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas between academia and industry. Application deadline is January 31, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.aef.com

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Academic Opportunities in U.S. Naval History

The Naval History and Heritage Command, an agency of the United States Navy, provides various funding opportunities through its predoctoral fellowships, research grants, and scholarships for research and writing on aspects of U.S. naval history. The application deadline for all of these programs is March 30, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.history.navy.mil/prizes/prizes.htm

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History

The Fund for Labor Culture and History invites applications for its 2012 Henning Graduate Fellowship in Labor Culture and History. The Henning Fellowship encourages innovative study of the problems, identities, philosophies, and the expressive cultures of working people in the United States. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2012.

More information is available at: http://www.laborculture.org/scholarship/henning.html

Posted: January 5, 2012
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Army Heritage Center Foundation Fellowship

The Army Heritage Center Foundation invites graduate students to apply for the 2012 Robert C. and Robert L. Ruth Fellowship. The successful candidate will receive a $1,500 stipend to facilitate a three-week research program in the archives of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

More information is available at: http://www.armyheritage.org

Posted: December 2, 2011
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Mary Baker Eddy Library Summer 2012 Fellowships

Applications are now available for summer 2012 research fellowships at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston. Open to academic scholars, independent researchers, and graduate students, fellowships support research at the library using the papers of Mary Baker Eddy and records documenting the history of Christian Science, women?s history, spirituality and health, religious studies, and nineteenth-century history.

More information is available at: http://www.marybakereddylibrary.org/research/visit/fellowships

Posted: November 9, 2011
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2012-2013 Fellowships at the Winterthur

The Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2012-13. The Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowship applications are due January 15, 2012.

More information is available at: http://winterthur.org/research/fellowship.asp

Posted: November 9, 2011
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Fellowships at Harvard’s Charles Warren Center

Harvard’s Charles Warren Center invites applications from scholars of U.S. cultural history, social history, performance studies, historical sociology and anthropology, and related fields to explore everyday life in the United States. Fellows will present their work in a seminar led by Robin Bernstein (African and African American Studies and Studies in Women, Gender, and Sexuality) and Lizabeth Cohen (History). Applicants may not be degree candidates and should have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Application deadline is January 13, 2012.

More information is available at: http://warrencenter.fas.harvard.edu/fsprogramfuture12-13.html

Posted: October 5, 2011
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