2014 Annual Election

The annual election is here! Members in good standing of the ASLH are encouraged to read biographies of the candidates for Board of Directors and the Nominating Committee and then vote in the society election. Balloting begins September 7 and continues until October 6 at midnight EST. Make your selections and send them in via email to sally.hadden@wmich.edu. Rules that guide […]

Symposium on Comparative Early Modern Legal History: Meanings of Justice in New World Empires: Settler and Indigenous Law as Counterpoints

Date: Friday, October 10, 2014 Location: Newberry Library, Chicago Organized by: Brian Owensby (University of Virginia) and Richard J. Ross (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Understandings of justice differed among New World empires and among the settlers, imperial officials, and indigenous peoples within each one.  This conference will focus on the array of meanings of […]

2014-15 ACLS fellowship competitions

ACLS is pleased to announce that the 2014-15 ACLS fellowship competitions are now open. ACLS offers fellowship programs that promote the full spectrum of humanities and humanistic social sciences research and support scholars at the advanced graduate student level through all stages of the academic career. Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can […]