Newberry Seminars

The Newberry Library Scholl Center for American History and Culture Call for Proposals

for the 2016-2017 academic year is now open

The Dr. William M. Scholl Center for American History and Culture promotes research and teaching through the use of the Newberry’s rich collections in American history, literature, and culture. Our programs include an annual series of seminars in cooperation with Chicago-area universities. These seminars include: American Art and Visual Culture; American Literature; Borderlands and Latino/a Studies; History of Capitalism;Labor HistoryGender and Sexuality Studies, American Political Thought; and Urban History Dissertation Group. For more information about these seminars, please visit our programs page.

Proposals will be accepted from March 1 to May 1, 2016. To submit a proposal, please visit our webform and upload a one-page proposal, a statement explaining the relationship of the paper to your other work, and a brief CV. Applications will not be accepted via email or in hard copy.

Contact Info:

Please contact the Newberry Library Scholl Center for American History and Culture at or 312-255-3602.

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