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

Opportunities and Announcements


ATHENA Roundtable: Higher Education, Academic Freedom, and Civic Responsibility, October 28, 2016

XIII International SAAS Conference, April 5-7, 2017, University of Extremadura, Cáceres

Illinois History, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL, Oct. 6-7, 2016

“REAL TALK: Difficult Questions about Race, Sex, and Religion,” Bard College, Oct. 20-21, 2016

Electronic Projects


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

Library of Congress September 2016 Calendar of Events

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

Library of Congress to Open Major Exhibition on World War I in 2017

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

Exhibition on Mildred Thompson at SCAD Museum of Art, June 23-October 2, 2016

“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

2017 Thoreau Society Marjorie Harding Memorial Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Adjunct Faculty Fellowship

United States Senate Youth Program 2016

The Berlin Prize Call for Applications 2017/2018

Terra Foundation for American Art Visiting Professorship and Worcester College Fellowship

Lapidus Initiative Fellowships for Digital Collections

Omohundro Institute-NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-19

2017-18 Newberry Library Fellowships

NEH Announces $79 Million for Nearly 300 Humanities Projects and Programs Nationwide

ACLS Fellowship and Grant Programs

Call for Applications for 2017-2018 National Humanities Center Fellows

National Humanities Center, Residential Fellowships 2017-18

Apply to be a Scholar-in-Residence at Princeton’s School of Social Science, 2017-2018

NEH Announces Humanities Connections Grant Program

General Announcements

U.S. Studies Online August Newsletter 2016

Fall 2016 Issue of the Journal of Transnational American Studies Now Online with CFPs

The Lever Press, a new peer-reviewed, open access press, has launched

International Announcements

Member News

Mark Rice wins 2016 Gintong Aklat (Golden Book) Award

Josh Kun named 2016 MacArthur Fellow

ASA Members Awarded NEH Grants

National Humanities Center, Residential Fellowships 2017-18


Paper Calls

CFP:  “Lives Outside the Lines: Gender and Genre in the Americas,” May 15-17, York University

CFP: “Jimmy Carter and the ‘Year of the Evangelicals’ Reconsidered,” April 6-8, 2017, Saint Anselm

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

CFP: Intl. Assoc. for the Study of Popular Music Annual Conference, Case Western Reserve University

CFP: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2017 Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah

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

CFP: 2017 Appalachian Studies Conference, March 9-12, 2017, Virginia Tech

CFP: Heidelberg Center for American Studies 14th Annual Spring Academy Conference

CFP: 27th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference, Feb. 9-10, 2017, UCLA

CFP: “The Great Plains: An Environmental History” Workshop, May 22-25, 2017, OSU

CFP: The Cost of Freedom: Debt and Slavery, Brooklyn College, May 19-20, 2017

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

Fall 2016 Issue of the Journal of Transnational American Studies Now Online with CFPs

CFP: 13th International Conference of the SAAS, University of Extremadura, April 15-17, 2017

CFP: The Comics of Alison Bechdel

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

CFP: New American Notes Online Issue 11: Economies of the Gift in an Age of Austerity

CFP: Southern Quarterly, General Issue


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

George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

ASA Critical Disability Studies Caucus Graduate Student Paper Award

2016 Human Relations Indie Book Awards


Katz Distinguished Lectures in the Humanities, University of Washington

Humanities Without Walls’ 2017 Alternative Academic Career Summer Workshop

NEH Symposium on Preserving Audiovisual Heritage