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Call for Submissions: Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. citizen working in the field of historical American art. Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art by demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize winner will be given the opportunity to work toward publication in American Art, the peer-reviewed journal copublished by the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the University of Chicago Press. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and a travel stipend of up to $3,500 to give a presentation in Washington, D.C., and meet with museum staff and research fellows.

Eligibility Requirements: Authors must be non-U.S. citizens who have achieved doctoral candidacy or completed a doctoral degree (or the equivalent), and have not previously had a manuscript accepted for publication in American Art. Essays may focus on any aspect of historical (pre-1980) American art and visual culture; however, architecture and film studies are not eligible. Essays may be submitted in any language; abstracts must be submitted in English.

Submissions for the 2019 prize must be sent to TerraEssayPrize@si.edu by January 15, 2019. For information on the prize, available in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish, please consult AmericanArt.si.edu/research/awards/terra.

Doctoral Grants GSNAS Freie Universität Berlin

Since the deadline for applications is November 30, 2018, we would like to remind you that the Graduate School of North American Studies (GSNAS) at Freie Universität Berlin will award

six three-year doctoral grants (1,350 EUR/month) and additional doc­toral memberships (starting date: October 1, 2019) to students pursuing a doctoral project related to North America in Cultural Studies, History, Liter­ary Studies, Economics, Political Science or Sociology.

Further details on our application platform and the deadline can be found on the attached posters and our website at gsnas.fu-berlin.de/en

CfA_GSNAS_2019

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Transatlantic Conversations: New and Emerging Approaches to Early American Studies” Workshop

A Workshop Jointly Sponsored and Organized by the Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies and the Society of Early Americanists  October 4-6, 2018 Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

SUBMISSIONS

Please email the following materials to the Workshop Chair, Prof. Oliver Scheiding (scheiding@uni-mainz.de) as PDF attachments byFebruary 15, 2018:

  • A 2-page CV.
  • A circa 400-500 word proposal, including the applicant’s critical and theoretical focus, current work(s)-in-progress, past and future work in primary text archives, and a statement detailing specific objectives and ideas for scholarly collaboration. The proposal should address how and why the applicant’s work would profit from collaboration with colleagues across the Atlantic. Although the main Workshop language will be English, all applicants should detail their level of competency in languages other than English (such skill will not be required but may help in grouping applicants in specific teams).

 

Workshop acceptances will be sent out by March 15, 2018.

 

Details in the attached document

CFP-SEA Workshop Mainz, 2018

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015 – Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015 – Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art. Manuscripts should advance the understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize winner will be given the opportunity to work toward publication in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s scholarly journal. He or she will also receive a $1,000 cash award and a travel stipend of up to $3,000 to give a presentation in Washington, D.C., and meet with museum staff and fellows. This annual prize is supported by funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Ph.D. candidates and above who have not published in American Artpreviously are eligible to participate in the competition. Essays may focus on any aspect of historical (pre-1980) American art and visual culture; however, architecture and film studies are not eligible. Preference will be given to submissions that address American art within a cross-cultural context and offer new ways of thinking about the material. A strong emphasis on visual analysis is encouraged.

Submissions for the 2015 prize must be sent toTerraEssayPrize@si.edu by January 15, 2015. For more informationabout eligibility and the format for submissions, please visitwww.americanart.si.edu/research/awards/terra.