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The Newberry Library is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2016-2017 academic year!
Newberry Library Fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise intriguing and often rare materials from our world-class collections; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations with curators, librarians, and other scholars; and an array of both scholarly and public programs.
For more information, visit our website: www.newberry.org/fellowships
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Grants, Fellowships, and Prizes: 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship (Deadline 3.1.2016)
The University of Chicago Press and Signs are pleased to announce the competition for the 2017 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the founding editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is designed to recognize excellence and innovation in the work of emerging feminist scholars.
The Catharine Stimpson Prize is awarded biennially to the best paper in an international competition. Leading feminist scholars from around the globe will select the winner. The prizewinning paper will be published in Signs, and the author will be provided an honorarium of $1,000. All papers submitted for the Stimpson Prize will be considered for peer review and possible publication in Signs. (more…)
I’m pleased to announce that the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England will again be sponsoring research grants to support visits to the collection in 2014-2015. Please see the call for applications here: http://www.une.edu/mwwc/research/research-support-grants-recipients
The grants are intended for faculty members, independent researchers, and graduate students at the dissertation stage who are actively pursuing research that requires, or would benefit from, access to the holdings of the Maine Women Writers Collection.
MWWC Research Support Grants range between $250 and $1000, and may be used for transportation, housing, and research-related expenses.
The deadline for applications is November 21, 2014.
FMI about the collection: http://www.une.edu/mwwc/collection
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Associate Professor and Chair
Dept. of History and Political Science
University of Southern Maine
Grants and Prizes: The Research Society for American Periodicals (RSAP) proudly announces its $1000 Book Prize.
The prize will be awarded for the best monograph on American periodicals published by an academic press between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014. Books will be judged by a peer review of three scholars chosen by the RSAP Advisory Board.
The Book Prize will be awarded at the American Literature Association (ALA) conference in Boston, MA, May 21-24, 2015. The winner and up to two honorable mentions will be notified by March 1, 2015 and will be recognized at an RSAP-sponsored reception at ALA.
Applicants, who must be current members of RSAP when they submit their books, should download and submit a completed registration form (http://www.periodicalresearch.org/?p=421) and THREE hard copies of their work by December 1, 2014 to:
010 Simpkins Hall
Department of English
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455
Please direct any questions to Book Prize Committee Chair, Timothy Helwig, at TW-Helwig at wiu dot edu.