Program Chairs for 2015 Annual Meeting Named

At the annual meeting in Denver, Society president Michael Grossberg announced that Martha Jones of the University of Michigan (email) and Charlotte Walker-Said of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY (email) will serve jointly as program chairs for the 2015 annual meeting.

New Board of Director Members Announced

At the annual meeting held in Denver, Colorado, the results of the election for the Society’s Board of Directors were announced. The newly elected members are Alison LaCroix (University of Chicago), Ajay Mehrotra (Indiana University), Patricia H. Minter (Western Kentucky University), Polly Price (Emory University), and Karl Shoemaker (University of Wisconsin). Society president Michael Grossberg […]

New NEH Grant Opportunity


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a new grant opportunity, the Public Scholar Program, intended to support well-researched books in the humanities that have been conceived and written to reach a broad readership. Books supported through the Public Scholar Program might present a narrative history, tell the stories of important individuals, analyze […]