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Feb. 1 | CFP 2015 Annual Meeting
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Mar. 1 | 2015 Franklin Prize
Nominations for 2015 John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the best-published book in American Studies due

Mar. 1 | 2015 Romero Prize
Nominations for 2015 Lora Romero Publication Prize for the best-published first book in American Studies due.

Mar. 1 | 2015 Community Partnership Grants
Applications for the 2015 Community Partnership Grants Program to assist American Studies collaborative, interdisciplinary community projects due

Mar. 1 | 2015 Regional Chapter Grants
Applications for the 2015 grants program to assist regional American Studies conferences and projects due

Academic Boycott | Conferences | Electronic Projects | Exhibitions | Fellowships and Grants | General Announcements | International Announcements | Member News | Obituaries | Paper Calls | Prizes | Workshops

Opportunities and Announcements

Academic Boycott

ASA Executive Committee Condemns Israel’s Attacks on Palestinian Universities

ASA Increases Membership and Support in Wake of Academic Boycott of Israel Endorsement

Rights Groups Call on Universities to Protect Open Debate on Palestine/Israel

ASA Condemns Attempts by NY State Legislature to Suppress Academic Boycotts

Letter: CCR, PSLS Respond to Lawsuit Threat Against ASA, Calling it “Baseless”

CCR, PSLS, Say Lawsuit Threat Against ASA is Legal Bullying

Statement of Support for the ASA by Palestinian and other Arab-American Scholars and Writers

ASA Turpie Award Winners in Opposition to Israeli Academic Boycott Resolution


First International Conference on the Historical Links between USA and Spain, April 9-11, 2015

Traditions and Transitions: Independent Scholars and the Digital Landscape, June 18-21, 2015

43rd Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference at University of Mississippi, July 17-21, 2016

Society of Architectural Historians’ 68th Annual International Conference, April 15-19, 2015

Faulkner and Print Culture

Electronic Projects

Welcoming NANO, or New American Notes Online: A New Interdisciplinary Humanities Journal

Encyclopedia of American Studies Goes Open Access

The Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project


Fellowships and Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Public Scholar Program Grant

Friends of Fairsted: 2015 Beveridge Research Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Global Media and Film Studies, Brown University

Dissertation Fellowship: African & African Diaspora Studies, Boston College

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Racial Inequality, Brown University

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Digital Humanities Publishing, Emory Center for Digital Scholarship

Summer Research Fellowships: The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Critical Caribbean Studies, Rutgers University

Thoreau Society Short-Term Research Fellowships

United States Capitol Historical Society Fellowship

2015 Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies Grants

Library Resident Research Fellowships

The Phillips Fund for Native American Research

General Announcements

Visiting Scholar in Literature: Summer 2015, Doel Reed Center for the Arts, Taos, New Mexico

New Graduate Program in Critical Ethnic Studies at DePaul University for 2015-16 Academic Year

A “Thank You” from the ASA Women’s Committee

New Educational Resource in Civil War Art

Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Black Chicago Research Group Database

International Announcements

Encyclopedia of American Studies Goes Open Access

Member News


Dr. Robert Berkhofer (1931-2012)

Paper Calls

CFP: Special Issue of the Southern Quarterly, Death and Southern Culture

CFP: Traditions and Transitions: Independent Scholars and the Digital Landscape, June 18-21, 2015

CFP: First International Conference on the Historical Links between USA and Spain, April 9-11, 2015

CFP: The Southern Quarterly, Photography and the Shaping of Southern Culture

CFP: “At Home in the Space Between”: Space Between Society, Literature and Culture, 1914-1945

CFP: Seventeenth Annual Conference on Illinois History

CFP: Heidelberg Center for American Studies 12th Annual Spring Academy Conference

“Intoxication” - Submissions invited to a special issue of New American Notes Online (NANO)

CFP: Children’s Rights and Children’s Literature

Photography and the Shaping of Southern Culture

The Mississippi River and Southern Icons

Nomos Journal


2014 Walter Muir Prize in Early American History

Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize, Partnership with American Art (Journal)