Author: Mandi Magnuson-Hung

C. V. Starr Center Seeks Applications for Hodson-Brown Fellowship

The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the John Carter Brown Library invite applications for the Hodson Trust-John Carter Brown Fellowship, a unique research and writing fellowship. The deadline for applications for the 2015-2016 Hodson-Brown Fellowship is March 15, 2015.

“The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865” available from UPenn Press

From H-NJ: The University of Pennsylvania Press has recently published The Ragged Road to Abolition: Slavery and Freedom in New Jersey, 1775-1865.  Ragged Road was written by James J. Gigantino II, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Arkansas

Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance names Maud Lyon new President

From the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance: At its annual meeting on October 20th, the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance announced it had selected Maud Lyon as its incoming President. Most recently, Lyon  served as the Executive Director of CultureSource, a Detroit-based association

2014 NJSAA Author Awards

The New Jersey Studies Academic Alliance has announced the winners of its 2014 author awards.  The awards are given to authors of works that give new understanding of New Jersey’s history and culture, demonstrate original research into New Jersey’s resources,

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Fall issue of Pennsylvania Legacies available

From H-Pennsylvania: The Fall issue of Pennsylvania Legacies is now available online and in print.  Visit JSTOR or to access this special issue focusing on the Irish in Pennsylvania. Maurice J. Bric, “Celebrating America and Remembering Ireland: Philadelphia’s Irish, 1790-1850”

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October is Archives Month

Since 2006, archivists from institutions around the country have created programs that serve to remind people that archives are saving the important documents of our shared history.

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Free online, new issue of Public: A Journal of Imagining America

From Imagining America: The latest issue of Public: A Journal of Imaging America has been published at  The peer-reviewed e-journal is published twice a year, and focuses on humanities, arts, and design in public life.  The newest offering “Hybrid, Evolving, and

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