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Pennsylvania Historical Association

What: "The Place of Pennsylvania" Pennsylvania Historical Association 2014 Annual Meeting
When: November 6-8, 2014
Where: Philadelphia, PA

Proposal Due Date: May 15, 2014

For additional information or to submit a proposal, please visit the 2014 PHA Annual Meeting website. Questions may be directed to Dr. Allen Dieterich-Ward.

University of Alabama

What: Sixth Annual Graduate History Association Conference on Power and Stuggle at the University of Alabama   
October 25, 2014
Where: University of Alabama

The Department of History at The University of Alabama is pleased to announce its Sixth Annual Graduate Student Conference on Power and Struggle, to be held at the UA campus on October 25, 2014. The  conference will feature a keynote banquet at the Alabama Museum of Natural History by Professor Tara  Zahra, a Professor of History at the University of Chicago.

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University of Texas at Arlington

What: 15th Annual International Graduate Student Conference on Transatlantic History
When: September 19-20, 2014
Where: University of Texas at Arlington

The deadline for abstract submissions is June 25, 2014.  Click here for full information. 

Vanderbilt University

What: Muslims Negotiating Modernities
When: September 25-28, 2014
Where: Nashvillle, Tennessee

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Vanderbilt University

What: Transnational and Local Networks of Pilgrimage
When: February 12-15, 2015
Where: Nashville, Tennessee

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Undergraduate Conferences


Applachian State University

History Matters: An Undergraduate Journal of Historical Research

At History Matters, our goal is to publish the best undergraduate historical research possible. In doing so, we would like to provide an opportunity for top undergraduates from a variety of schools to be recognized for their work, become familiar with the publishing process, and engage in student-faculty collaboration. 

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Grand Valley State University Journal of History

The History Journal is a student-run academic journal that publishes undergraduate essays from all disciplines, as long as they pertain to history. Submissions are accepted year-round and are published online on a rolling basis. This semester, one of our goals is to increase our submission base and encourage history and non-history majors alike to submit to the journal, and create a more interdisciplinary approach to history in the fall issue of the journal.

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Middle East Studies Association

Please visit MESA for information about submission dealines and calls for papers. 


NeoAmericanist is an online multi-disciplinary journal for the study of America publishing work predominantly by Undergraduate and Graduate students. We are currently soliciting peer reviewers familiar with American Studies to review and comment on article submissions for the forthcoming issue.

Submission Deadline: July 10, 2014.

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Ohio University Undergraduate Journal of History

Article Submission Guidelines:

The author must send an e-mail to ouujoh@gmail.com, including:

Name and school
The title of the nominated article
The article submitted in a Microsoft Word attachment
A one hundred-word abstract on the first page

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Summer Fellowship Program for Undergraduates in History and Material Culture

What: Nine-week Summer Fellowship Program in History and Material Culture.
Where: Deerfield, MA
When: June 9 - August 10. 

Application deadline is February 7 and can be found here
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The Gilder Lehrman Institue of American History

What: The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Award

  • Applications Open: October 1, 2013
  • Applications Close: March 1, 2014
  • Applicants Notified : April 2014
  • Award Weekend: June 6-9, 2014

The Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Award honors fifteen college seniors majoring in American history or American studies.  For more information, contact: Joanna Byrne or visit their website.

University of North Texas Libraries, Special Collections Research Fellowship

What:  The University of North Texas Libraries invites applications for the UNT Special Collections Research Fellowship. Research in special collections is relevant to studies in a variety of disciplines including history, journalism, political science, geography, fine art, art history and American studies.

Award:  A total of $2,000 in funding will be awarded to one or more fellowship applicants. Fellows will be required to conduct research in residence at UNT for a minimum of four days and a maximum of three months to receive the award.

Eligibility:  The Fellowship is open to faculty, graduate students and independent researchers. Any funding awarded must be used between June 1, 2014 and August 30, 2015.

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