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January 15, 2017 Deadline for Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize Submissions

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 prize is supported by funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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Journey to the far reaches of settler frontiers with ‘Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters’

Explore rare manuscripts from across the globe with the latest online resource from Adam Matthew. Now available online, Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial Encounters, provides students and scholars instant access to content vital for comparative research and classroom use.

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Call for Articles: American Studies in Scandinavia

American Studies in Scandinavia is a respected and tradititonal (established in 1968) peer-reviewed journal in American Studies. It is interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary, inclusive to academic specialties as varied as history, literature, politics, geography, media studies, ethnic studies, culture studies, law, economics, and linguistics.

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Charles C. Eldredge Prize: Call for Submissions and Lecture at SAAM, 10/27/16

The Smithsonian American Art Museum invites you to join Dr. Michael Lobel, professor of art history at Hunter College in New York City and winner of the 2016 Charles C. Eldredge Prize for distinguished scholarship, for a talk entitled "What John Sloan Can Teach Us about Illustration and American Art" on October 27, 2016, at 4:00pm at the museum.

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Shapell Manuscript Foundation

The Shapell Manuscript Foundation : an extensive collection of primary sources, such as letters, documents, photographs, and other artifacts. The foundation specializes in manuscripts relating to American History, including the Civil War, American Presidents, etc.