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Opportunities and Announcements


Electronic Projects


Terra Foundation: Cloud & Crystal The Dorothee and Konrad Fischer Collection

Library of Congress’ “Mapping a Growing Nation” Exhibition Replaces “Mapping a New Nation”

The Exhibition “#Opera Before Instagram: Portraits, 1890-1955” Opens Aug. 18

“America Reads” Exhibition to Open June 16 at the Library of Congress

“World War I: American Artists View the Great War” Exhibition Opens May 7

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia, Winterthur Museum, Mar. 26, 2016-Jan. 8, 2017

Fellowships and Grants

Schwarzman Scholars Program: Tsinghua University, Beijing

Terra Foundation for American Art Academic Workshop and Symposium Grants

Newberry Library Short and Long-Term Fellowships

Library Resident Research Fellowships

Phillips Fund for Native American Research

The Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholars Award Program Now Accepting Applications

Massachusetts Historical Society Research Fellowships 2017-2018

BBRG Scholars in Residence Program: University of California, Berkeley

2017 Terra Foundation for American Art Academic Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Terra Foundation International Research Travel Grants for US-based Scholars

2017 Thoreau Society Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship

Lapidus Initiative Fellowships for Digital Collections

2017-18 Newberry Library Fellowships

General Announcements

National Coalition for History November Newsletter

U.S. Studies Online November Newsletter

International Announcements

Member News


Paper Calls

CFP: Transatlantic Studies Association, July 10-12, 2017, University College, Cork, Ireland

CFP: “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? The Changing Nature of American Studies,” Austria

CFP: Queer Places, Practices, and Lives III, May 12-13, 2017, Columbus, Ohio

CFP: “Confronting the Tragedy: Law Enforcement Unionism and Communities of Color”

CFP: “Revisiting the Summer of Love, Rethinking the Counterculture,” July 27-29, San Francisco, CA

CFP: Crossing the Boundaries XXV Constellations of Contact, March 2017, Binghamton University

CFP: American Quarterly Special Issue, 2018

CFP: 19th Annual Conference on Illinois History, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

CFP: Poverty & Sexuality

CFP: Bodies, Borders, Homes

CFP: “Design and Displacement,” Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York, April 6-7, 2017

CFP: “Framing Nature,” Greenwich, CT, March 5, 2017

CFP: “Migrations and borders in the United States,” Grenoble, France, 29-31 March 2017

CFP: Black Queer and Trans* Aesthetics, a Special Issue of The Black Scholar

CFP: NANO Issue 12 on Star Wars: The Force Awakens

CFP: “Queers Read This,” special issue of GLQ: A Journal of Gay and Lesbian Studies


Nominations for 2017 The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Annual Awards

The Benjamin L. Hooks Institute for Social Change Solicitation for 2016 Nominations

2017 Abbott Lowell Cummings Book Prize Nominations and Submissions

Call for Submissions: Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award


Summer Institute on Objects, Places and the Digital Humanities June 19-23, 2017 & June 2018

Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities, University of Washington