This is a joint announcement of the Cromwell Book Prize of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation and the John Phillip Reid Book Award of the American Society for Legal History. The Reid Award and the Cromwell Book Prize are mutually exclusive. The Cromwell Book Prize is awarded for first books, wholly or primarily written while […]
The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation offers an annual prize of $2,500 for the best article in American legal history published by an early career scholar. Articles published in 2013 in the field of American legal history, broadly conceived, will be considered. There is a preference for articles in the colonial and early National periods.
The NEH has announced a Summer Institute on the topic “Meanings of Property.” This four-week interdisciplinary program is designed for twenty-five college and university faculty to explore the changing definitions of property. The institute runs for the month of June, 2014, in Poughkeepsie, New York, located in the Hudson River Valley. The deadline for application is […]