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Two-Year Postdoctoral Fellowship on digital scholarship and diversity in Early American Studies

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies, in partnership with Penn History, Penn Libraries, the University of Maryland, and its MITH Center, invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral Research Fellow, beginning September 1, 2022, with emphasis on digital scholarship and diversity in Early American Studies. Based at the McNeil Center, the fellow will work in partnership with a growing team of digital specialists at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland, to facilitate digital projects in early American Studies. Application Deadline: June 15, 2022

 

Upcoming Events



The Climate Crisis: Early Americanists Respond

Conference
Jun 16, 2022 - Jun 17, 2022 (All Day)

It is easy to think that the climate crisis erupted in the 20th century. But scholars know that its roots lie deeper. Colonists throughout the Americas fantasized about their ability to alter the climate, often through…



War Stories: Conflict in the Atlantic World, 1600-1850

Conference
Nov 17, 2022 - Nov 19, 2022 (All Day) | McNeil Center for Early American Studies

War was a more usual state of affairs than peace in the early modern Atlantic, and there are few scholars who would deny its importance for understanding this imperial age. Nevertheless, the impact of almost constant…

About the McNeil Center

Established as the Philadelphia Center for Early American Studies in 1978, and renamed in honor of its benefactor Robert L. McNeil, Jr., in 1998, the McNeil Center facilitates scholarly inquiry into the histories and cultures of North America in the Atlantic world before 1850, with a particular but by no means exclusive emphasis on the mid-Atlantic region.