Nord University (Bodø, Norway) will be hosting the 2022 Conference for the American Studies Association of Norway (ASANOR): “Appalling Ocean, Verdant Land: America and the Sea” from 29 September – 1 October 2022. The deadline for proposals is 8 April 2022 and there are some stipends available to graduate students travelling to the conference from outside of Norway.
Attached are announcements for the 2020 David Thelen Award and the 2021 Willi Paul Adams Award for works by foreign scholars on American History . The announcements are also available on the OAH website:
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.
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
Please email the following materials to the Workshop Chair, Prof. Oliver Scheiding (email@example.com) 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.
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.