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ANNOUNCING THE POPULAR CULTURE SUMMER RESEARCH INSTITUTE AT BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY
MAY 21-25, 2017
Reminder: Travel Grant applications are due 24 March 2017.
“Exploring the Archives: Fifty Years of Popular Culture”
For the second time, the PCA/ACA and Bowling Green State University are jointly sponsoring a summer research institute on the Bowling Green, Ohio campus from Sunday, May 21 through Thursday, May 25, 2017. This institute will introduce a small group of scholars from across the country and abroad to the research and pedagogical treasures of BGSU’s very special collections.
The staff of these exceptional collections will assist institute participants in locating unique resources for use in their teaching and research in accordance with Fair Use guidelines. In addition, volunteer faculty scholars from both BGSU and PCA/ACA will lend their time and expertise to help participants with their own individual projects.
A limited number of $400 travel grants are available for participants. Applications for Travel Grants are due by 24 March, 2017.
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Please contact Dr. Lynn Bartholome, PCA/ACA Treasurer ( email@example.com ), if you have questions or need additional information.
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Popular Culture Association
American Culture Association
Announcing the Clark Chambers Fellowship for travel to use collections in the Social Welfare History Archives or the Kautz Family YMCA Archives at the University of Minnesota.
Preference is given to dissertation writers and early-career scholars. Both U.S. and international scholars are invited to apply.
Travel fellowship funds may be used for transportation, lodging, meals, and document scanning.
Applications should include a vita; a brief research proposal that identifies source materials to be used at the Social Welfare History Archives or the Kautz Family YMCA Archives; an estimated travel budget (itemizing expenses up to $800); and not more than two reference letters. The postmark or email deadline is April 15 each year. A selection will be made within 4-6 weeks; funds are then available immediately.
The Clark Chambers Fellowship was established to honor Social Welfare History Archives founder, Clark Chambers.
CCWH Catherine Prelinger Memorial Award 2016
The Coordinating Council for Women in History will award $20,000 to a scholar, with a Ph.D. or has advanced to candidacy, who has not followed a traditional academic path of uninterrupted and completed secondary, undergraduate, and graduate degrees leading to a tenure-track faculty position. Although the recipient’s degrees do not have to be in history, the recipient’s work should clearly be historical in nature. In accordance with the general goals of CCWH, the award is intended to recognize or to enhance the ability of the recipient to contribute significantly to women in history, whether in the profession in the present or in the study of women in the past. It is not intended that there be any significant restrictions placed on how a given recipient shall spend the award as long as it advances the recipient’s scholarship goals and purposes. All recipients will be required to submit a final paper to CCWH on how the award was expended and summarizing the scholarly work completed. The deadline for the award is 15 May 2016. Please go to www.theccwh.org for membership and online application details.
Sandra Trudgen Dawson, Ph.D.
Executive Director, CCWH
2016 James P. Danky Fellowship
Applications are due May 1.
In honor of James P. Danky’s long service to print culture scholarship, the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, in conjunction with the Wisconsin Historical Society, is again offering its annual short-term research fellowship (http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpcdanky.htm).
The Danky Fellowship provides $1000 in funds for one individual planning a trip to carry out research using the collections of the Wisconsin Historical Society (please see details of the collections at http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/libraryarchives/collections/). Grant money may be used for travel to the WHS, costs of copying pertinent archival resources, and living expenses while pursuing research here. If in residence during the semester, the recipient will be expected to give a presentation as part of the colloquium series of the Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture (http://www.slis.wisc.edu/chpchome.htm).
Preference will be given to:
-proposals undertaking research in print culture history
-research likely to lead to publication
-researchers early in their career
-researchers from outside Madison
Prior to applying it is strongly suggested that applicants contact Lee Grady at the Wisconsin Historical Society (firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-264-6459) to discuss the relevancy of WHS collections to their projects. Wisconsin Historical Society staff may be able to identify potential collections of which you may not otherwise be aware.
There is no application form. Applicants must submit the following:
1) A cover sheet with name, telephone, permanent address and e-mail, current employer/affiliation, title of project, and proposed dates of residency.
2) A letter of two single-spaced pages maximum describing the project and its relation to specifically cited collections at the society and to previous work on the same theme, and describing the projected outcome of the work, including publication plans. If residents of the Madison area are applying, they must explain their financial need for the stipend.
3) Curriculum vitae.
4) Two confidential letters of reference. Graduate students must include their thesis adviser.
Applications are due by May 1. The recipient will be notified by June 1.
Please use your last name as the first word of all file names (for example: Name CV.doc) and email materials to:
Coordinator, Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture