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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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CFP: Intellectual Histories of the American Revolution

Call for Papers: Intellectual Histories of the American Revolution: Kylemore Abbey, Ireland, August 15 – 17, 2024 How did people change the way they thought about the world during the era of the American Revolution—and how did the way they thought change the world? Ideas and ideologies no longer occupy the central role they once […]

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The Bonnie and Richard Reiss Graduate Institute for Constitutional History Seminar Fall 2023 Session: The Contested Meaning of the Second Amendment

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION:Few issues in American law are as deeply contested as the meaning of the Second Amendment and the scope of permissible gun regulation. Contemporary Second Amendment jurisprudence is distinctive in its focus on using history to shape contemporary legal interpretation. The Supreme Court’s recent decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. […]

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2024 George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

The IEHS presents two awards of $1,000 each to help graduate students with their dissertations on U.S. immigration, emigration, or ethnic history, broadly defined. These awards are intended for graduate students in the process of researching and writing their dissertations, and not for students completing and defending in 2024. For the 2024 award, the committee […]

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Winterthur Institute 2024:  Immersive Learning Journey

It’s back! Winterthur Institute is a two-week, immersive learning journey in the history, identification, scholarship, and care of the American decorative arts since 1640. Participants will be part of a small cohort and full scholarships are available! Days and evenings of Winterthur Institute 2024, April 7 – 19, are filled with lecture-discussions, hands-on workshops, archival […]

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