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Feb. 1 | CFP 2015 Annual Meeting
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Mar. 1 | Vote in the 2015 ASA Election
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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

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Opportunities and Announcements


ASAP/7 Conference: Arts & the Public, Clemson University, September 24-27, 2015

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

The National Endowment for the Humanties’ and Mellon Foundation’s Humanities Open Book Program

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

2015 Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA) at the National Museum of Natural History

The Beatrice Bain Research Group (BBRG) Now Accepting Applications for Two Scholarly Programs

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

Summer Research Fellowships: The Mary Baker Eddy Library, Boston

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

National Endowment for the Humanities’ “The Common Good” Initiative

Upcoming Opportunities & Events of Interest at the New-York Historical Society: Winter 2015

Now Accepting Applications for 2015 Windgate Museum Internship Host Institutions

Upcoming Opportunities & Events of Interest to American Art Scholars: Winter/Spring 2015

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. Sacvan Berkovitch (1933-2014)

Dr. Robert Berkhofer (1931-2012)

Paper Calls

CFP: International Symposium on American Studies, June 19-21, 2015, Yunnan University

CFP: The Association for Political Theory’s 13th Annual Conference, CU-Boulder, Oct. 22-24, 2015

CFP: American Studies Eurasian Perspectives

CFP: Size and Scale in Literature and Culture (Edited Collection)

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

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, 1914-1945, DEADLINE EXTENDED

CFP: Seventeenth Annual Conference on Illinois History

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

CFP: Children’s Rights and Children’s Literature

Nomos Journal