Post-doctoral fellowship at Northwestern University

Northwestern University’s Center for Legal Studies invites applications from outstanding candidates for a full-time, two-year, non-renewable teaching and research post-doctoral fellowship beginning fall 2018. The purpose of the fellowship is to recognize and support original interdisciplinary research and teaching in the study of law and inequality in race, crime, policing, mass incarceration, civil rights, and related subject areas.

Eligible candidates will hold a PhD in sociology, political science, history, psychology, economics or related disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields by the start of the appointment (August 15, 2018) and have a record of excellence in teaching and research in law and racial inequality.

The fellowship will be held in residence in Northwestern University’s Center for Legal Studies for two academic years (2018-19 & 2019-20). Fellows will teach two (2) undergraduate courses per year of the fellowship (4 total) and participate in the intellectual life of the Center including attending speaker events, workshops and reading groups in interdisciplinary legal studies.

Application info here: http://www.legalstudies.northwestern.edu/people/LIPostDoc2018.html

ASLH Annual Meeting Call for Proposals

The American Society for Legal History will be having its 48th annual meeting in Houston, Texas from November 8 -11, 2018. The Program Committee invites proposals for complete panels and individual papers. Panels and papers on any facet or period of legal history from anywhere in the world are welcome. Panel proposals should include the following: […]

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Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program – 2018 Fellowship Competition

The American Council of Learned Societies (“ACLS”) is pleased to announce the eighth annual competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program. This initiative places humanities PhDs in substantive roles in diverse nonprofit and government organizations, demonstrating that the knowledge and capacities developed in the course of earning a doctoral degree in the humanities have wide […]

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