Academic journal article American Studies International


Academic journal article American Studies International


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Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library announces its 2002-2003 Research Fellowship Competition. Approximately twenty-five residential fellowships will be awarded and a broad range of short term fellowships, at stipends from $1500 to $3000 per month. Winterthur's library resources are strong in American art, history, and culture from 1650 to 1930, with excellent related British and Continental materials. The museum collection includes 85,000 domestic artifacts and works of art made or used in America to 1860. For more information and application materials, visit; or write Office of Advanced Studies, Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, DE 19735, USA. Deadline January 15, 2002.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Applications for resident fellowships for 2002-03. Contact Wilson Int. Center, Scholar Selection and Services Office, 1 Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004. Deadline, October 1, 2001.

Applications for residential fellowships in the humanities. Contact: National Humanities Center, PO Box 12256, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709; Deadline, October 15, 2001.

Applications for one-month research fellowships in colonial and U.S. history. Contact: James Green, Library Company of Philadelphia, 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107; Deadline, March 1, 2002.

Calls for Papers:

Abstracts of papers for possible presentation at the annual meeting of the Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Associations, in February in Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Felicia Campbell, Dept. of English, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV 89154; Deadline, November 27, 2001.

Abstracts of articles that discuss race, ethnicity, sexuality and feminism in relation to the Miss America Pageant for possible inclusion in an anthology, The Miss America Pageant: Pluralism, Femininity, and Cinderella All in One. Contact: Elwood Watson, Dept. of History, East Tennessee State University, Box 70294, Johnson City, TN 37614; Deadline, November 30, 2001.

Abstracts of papers on the theme "Music of the Civil War Era" for possible presentation at conference in April, 2002 in Shepherdstown, WVA. Contact: Bruce Kelley, Shepherd College, PO Box 3210, Shepherdstown, WVA 25443. Deadline, December 1, 2001.

Articles on the "1992 Los Angeles uprising" for possible publication in a special edition of the journal Race, Gender & Class. Contact: Jane Twomey, School of Communication, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington DC 20016,, Deadline, December 1, 2001.

Proposals "that explore the relationship between local knowledge, global knowledge, the history of women, and the emergence of notions of gender across time and culture" for possible presentation at the Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, in June in Storrs, CT. …

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