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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


Electronic Projects

Call for Entries: Community Organizing Short Films


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

Jacob Riis, Pioneering Photographer, Is Subject of Book Discussion and Exhibition

Carolina Herrera Exhibition Opens May 20 at SCAD FASH in Atlanta & SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah

“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

National Building Museum presents Luminous Landscapes: Photographs by Alan Ward

Fellowships and Grants

National Humanities Center, Residential Fellowships 2017-18

Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant

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

NEH Announces Humanities Connections Grant Program

Fulbright Scholars Program Announces Over 65 Awards in American Studies

General Announcements

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

U.S. Senate Considering Severe Cuts to Fulbright-Hays Program

2016 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

Millicent Rogers Museum’s 2016 Travel Program

International Announcements

Member News

15 ASA Members among New ACLS Fellows

National Humanities Center, Residential Fellowships 2017-18

ASA Members Awarded 2016 Guggenheim Fellowships

Robin D. G. Kelley elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

And the winner is…NAIS!

Renée A. Craft and Nicole R. Fleetwood awarded Whiting Public Engagement Fellowships

ASA Members Among 2016 Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellows

Laura McTighe Among 2016 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows


Dr. Daniel Aaron, Literary Scholar and Former ASA President (1912-2016)

Paper Calls

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

CFP: The Comics of Alison Bechdel

CFP: 2016 QGrad Conference, UCLA, October 28, 2016

CFP: Framing the “American Century”: Wars, Migrations, Social Justice (Due Sept 15, 2016)

CFP: Violence and Indigenous Communities: Confronting the Past, Engaging the Present, May 12-13 2017

CFP: Mellon Emerging Scholars Conference, “Creating Diverse and Inclusive Communities

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



NEH Symposium on Preserving Audiovisual Heritage