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Call for Applications: New Fellowships at the Center for Jewish History 2024 – 25

The Center for Jewish History is proud to announce the creation of an expanded fellowship program. The program features four new endowed 10-month fellowships in addition to one existing 12-month fellowship and two short-term fellowships. The seven fellowships constitute the nucleus of a projected Institute for Advanced Jewish Historical Research. The fellowships will support original […]

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Visiting Scholar Award for Archival Research

The University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno is pleased to announce the James Visiting Scholar Award for the Study of Nevada Politics and Public Service. The James Visiting Scholar Award supports travel, lodging, and meal expenses for a scholar wishing to explore the vast Nevada-centric political and public service archival collections at the […]

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Call for Submissions: CSCHS 2024 Selma Modiel Smith Student Writing Competition in California Legal History

The California Supreme Court Historical Society (CSCHS) announces its call for submissions to the2024 Selma Moidel Smith Student Writing Competition in California Legal History. We encourage all those working on California legal history (NOT just the history of California courts) toapply. Papers may include elements of digital humanities and may also be co-authored. This is […]

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Newberry Library Fellowship Opportunities

The Newberry Library’s long-standing fellowship program provides outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking scholarship. In addition to the library’s collections, fellows are supported by a collegial interdisciplinary community of researchers, curators, and librarians. An array of scholarly and public programs also contributes to an engaging intellectual environment. […]

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Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic Research

Peter E. Palmquist Memorial Fund for Historical Photographic ResearchConsidered one of the most important photo historians of the 20th century, Peter E. Palmquist (1936 – 2003) had a keen interest in the photography of the American West, California, and Humboldt County before 1950, and the history of women in photography worldwide. He published over 60 […]

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The Works & Influence of Charles Portis: A Symposium

In celebration of the May 2023 publication of the Library of America series “The Collected Works of Charles Portis,” edited by Jay Jennings, this symposium, which takes place November 2 – 4, 2023, explores the writing and cultural influence of Portis. Author, veteran, journalist, and bureau chief Charles Portis may be best known for his novel […]

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