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,…
From H-Pennsylvania: The Fall issue of Pennsylvania Legacies is now available online and in print. Visit JSTOR or http://hsp.org/publications/pennsylvania-legacies/the-irish-in-pennsylvania to access this special issue focusing on the Irish in Pennsylvania. Maurice J. Bric, “Celebrating America and Remembering Ireland: Philadelphia’s Irish, 1790-1850″…
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.
From Imagining America: The latest issue of Public: A Journal of Imaging America has been published at http://public.imaginingamerica.org/. 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…
The Pennsylvania Abolition Society seeks proposals for its annual grants to its fund established at The Philadelphia Foundation. The deadline for submission is December 31, 2014. For information on how to apply, visit the Pennsylvania Abolition Society’s website.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded grants for 211 museum projects totaling over $25M through its Museums for America and National Leadership Grants for Museums programs.
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The planning committee for the 41st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies has issued a call for volunteers for the upcoming event. Volunteers are needed for a number of duties.
“Visualizing 19th Century New York” a new exhibit at the Bard Graduate Center, opens on September 19th. The exhibit will be accompanied by a symposium, gallery programs, and walking tours.
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Legendary filmmaker John Waters will be honored as the inaugural recipient of the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association’s aptly named Divine Impact Award.
Applications are due January 15, 2015 for Winterthur’s 2015-2016 Research Fellowship Program. Short- and long-term fellowships are available to support research in many areas of social and cultural history.