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 a travel grant from the Nineteenth Century Studies Association (NCSA). The Nineteenth Century Studies Association announces the establishment of a Student Travel Grant of $500 to support the presentation of a paper [sole-] authored by a student and accepted for a session at the 2017 annual meeting of the society. The following eligibility criteria apply: The paper proposal has been accepted, and the paper will be presented by the author at the conference The paper is authored by the student presenting and is not co-authored The paper is unpublished and has not been presented at another conference The student is enrolled full-time at an accredited college or university The student is traveling more than 250 miles in order to attend the conference The student registers for the conference and participates fully in its activities The travel grant decision is based on review of the completed paper, not an abstract Students agree that they will not submit a proposal to participate in the conference pending receipt of a grant. The post Grant of the Week: Nineteenth Century Studies Association International Travel Grant appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
AHA members are involved in all fields of history, with wide-ranging specializations, interests, and areas of employment. To recognize our talented and eclectic membership, AHA Today features a regular AHA Member Spotlight series. Jessica Young is a high school history teacher at Oak Park and River Forest High School, Oak Park, Illinois. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois, and has been a member since 1973. Alma maters: AB, University of Chicago, 1971; MA, Columbia University, 1973; MPhil, Columbia University, 1977; PhD, Columbia University, 1988 Fields of interest: modern Europe, modern world When did you first develop an interest in history? The post AHA Member Spotlight: Jessica Young appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
Here at the AHA townhouse in Capitol Hill, staff members are switching into high gear as we prep for the 2017 annual meeting in Denver. From working with the Program Committee to put together a diverse set of speakers and panels; coordinating with vendors to ensure that everyone’s favorite press has space in the book exhibit hall; managing the Job Center and Career Fair so job seekers can learn about the wide range of opportunities available to them both inside and outside academia; to blasting the social media airwaves with annual meeting happenings, AHA staff members are intimately involved in ensuring that all parts of the annual meeting machine run smoothly. The post Staff Picks from the 2017 AHA Annual Meeting Program appeared first on American Historical Association. … Learn More >
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