Every week, AHA Today showcases a new grant, fellowship, or scholarship of interest to historians which has been posted to our free Calendar. This week we are featuring short-term fellowships from the Massachusetts Historical Society. Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) short-term fellowships carry a stipend of $2,000 to support four or more weeks of research in the MHS collections sometime between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018. Approximately 20 awards will be made. Short-term fellowships are open to independent scholars, advanced graduate students, and holders of the PhD or the equivalent. The post Grant of the Week: Massachusetts Historical Society Short-term Fellowships appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
Daniel Gifford is a term assistant professor and the course coordinator of INTO Mason’s “American Cultures” course for international students at George Mason University. He lives in Arlington, Virginia, and has been a member since 2010. Website: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/people/dgifford Alma maters: BA (journalism), University of Missouri, 1992; MA (international affairs), Washington University in St. Louis, 1999; MA (history), George Mason University, 2007; PhD (history), George Mason University, 2011 Fields of interest: American popular and visual culture, holidays, charity and philanthropy, American social movements, particularly environmental advocacy What do you like the most about where you live and work? George Mason University is both my alma mater and my employer, so obviously I have grown quite fond of the institution. The post AHA Member Spotlight: Daniel Gifford appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
Jan 11, 2017 - Political History, the AHA Job Market Report, and More: Introducing the January Issue of Perspectives
The AHA staff returns to our headquarters today, a bit worn from the 2017 annual meeting in unexpectedly snowy Denver, but also energized from the yearly migration of friends, new and old, who bring excitement to our discipline. Dozens of historians able to stay until the last annual meeting time slot attended the roundtable “Are We Teaching Political History?” Antoinette Burton moderated, with Fredrik Logevall and Kenneth Osgood (authors of a controversial New York Times op-ed last summer), Marsha Barrett, and Leslie Reagan serving as panelists. The post Political History, the AHA Job Market Report, and More: Introducing the January Issue of Perspectives appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
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University College Fellow in Early American History | University College, University of Toronto - added Jan 16
CAN - ON - Toronto, University College at the University of Toronto invites applications for the University College Fellow in Early American History, a one-year part-time (0.40) position (with the po…
US - NJ - New Brunswick, Applications should be addressed to Professor Deborah Gray White, Post-Doc Search Chair, and submitted electronically to Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/39604 …
US - CA, Ph.D. or equivalent in relevant discipline (e.g., history, literature, literary studies, philosophy). ABD applicants accepted if degree will be complete by August 1, 2017. documented teachin…
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