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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


Annual Conference on Illinois History, Springfield, IL, September 24-5, 2015

PhotoPaysage/LandscapeRepresenation Conference and Exhibitions, Albuquerque, NM, Oct 15-17, 2015

International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 23-26, 2016

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

Electronic Projects

Encyclopedia of American Studies Goes Open Access

The Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project


Society of Architectural Historians Study Day at the New York Botanical Garden, September 25, 2015

Fellowships and Grants

American Antiquarian Society’s 2016-17 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship

American Antiquarian Society’s 2016-17 Academic Fellowships

2016-17 Newberry Library Fellowships

American Philosophical Society’s Philips Fund for Native American Research

American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grants

American Philosophical Society Library Resident Research Fellowships

Kislak Fellowship for the Study of the History and Cultures of the Early Americas

ACLS Fellowship Programs

Funding Opportunity: NEH Enduring Questions Course Development Grants

Call for Applications: Residential Fellowships at the National Humanities Center, 2016-17

School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study 2016-17 Fellowship Awards

General Announcements

National Endowment for the Humanities Announces $1.7 Million for “Public Scholars”

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

ASA Member Among Winners of Early American Literature Inaugural Book Prize

ACLS Fellowship Recipients

ASA Members Publish Edited Volume with Maize Books: Lineages of the Literary Left

Documentary on Police Racism and Militarization by ASA Member Now Streaming

ASA Members Among the American Council of Learned Societies’ 2015 Public Fellows


Dr. Sacvan Berkovitch (1933-2014)

Paper Calls

CFP: General Issue, Southern Quarterly

CFP: Heidelberg Center for American Studies 13th Annual Spring Academy Conference, March 14-18, 2016

CFP: The Oxford Handbook of Hip Hop Music Studies

CFP: 37th Meeting of the Portuguese Association of Anglo-American Studies, Lisbon, March 21-23, 2016

CFP: Edited Volume on Female Incarceration in the United States and Other Themes

CFP: Women, Gender, and Families of Color, A Multidisciplinary Journal

CFP: Society for Applied Anthropology 76th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, March 29-April 2, 2016

CFP: Envisioning American Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, March 18, 2016

CFP: 10th Biennial MESEA Conference, University of Warsaw, Poland, June 22-24, 2016

CFP: Jazz Utopia, Birmingham City University, April 14-17, 2016

CFP: Special Issue of the Middle West Review, Indigenous Midwest

CFP: International James Baldwin Conference, The American University of Paris, 26-28 May 2016

Nomos Journal


Smithsonian American Art Museum Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Eldredge Prize

Society for History in the Federal Government 2016 Thomas Jefferson Prize

Midwestern History Association Announces Two New Prizes for Writing about the Midwest

Call for Applications: The Berlin Prize 2016-17