Opportunity | Summer Fellowships for Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty, and Freedom

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS WILL REIMAGINE NEW ENGLAND’S PAST Learn more and apply here During the summer of 2022, Munson Institute classes will be a part of the  Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty and Freedom project. The Frank C. Munson Institute at Mystic Seaport Museum, in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Slavery & Justice … Continue reading Opportunity | Summer Fellowships for Reimagining New England Histories: Historical Injustice, Sovereignty, and Freedom

Opportunity | Mystic Seaport Museum Summer Internship

Summer 2022 | Monday, June 6 through Friday, August 12, 2022 Learn more here Spend your summer on the banks of the beautiful Mystic River as you learn more about museums and the maritime world. The summer internship program at Mystic Seaport Museum is for college students interested in pursuing a career in museum studies, … Continue reading Opportunity | Mystic Seaport Museum Summer Internship

Opportunity | Join the 1619 Education Network

The Pulitzer Center encourages educators to Apply To Join The 1619 Project Education Network! We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2022 cohort of The 1619 Project Education Network! As part of this paid, virtual program, a cohort of some 40 teams made up of administrators and educators will receive grants of $5,000 each to … Continue reading Opportunity | Join the 1619 Education Network

Call for Volunteers | A descendant is requesting research assistance

Help Carol track the man who sold her ancestors "Partridge Thatcher was a resident of New Milford, Connecticut.  Around the year 1749, he purchased two enslaved children from a man named Captain Jabez Dean of Norwich, according to the book History of New Milford and Bridgewater, Connecticut, written in 1882.  I am descended from these children. Their … Continue reading Call for Volunteers | A descendant is requesting research assistance

Opportunity | NEH Summer Institute on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

Learn more here Announcing an NEH Summer Institute on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad at Colgate University, July 10-29, 2022. Graham Hodges, Langdon Professor of History at Colgate is the general director; Jacqueline Simmons, Vice Chair and Senior Lecturer, Director, Master of Education Program, Teachers College directs the pedagogy section. Visiting Lecturers include Manisha Sinha, Richard Blackett, Alice Baumgartner, Kate Larson, … Continue reading Opportunity | NEH Summer Institute on Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

Opportunity | SlaveVoyages Postdoctoral Fellowship

2022-2023 APPLY HERE The SlaveVoyages Consortium, in conjunction with the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research of Harvard University, invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable postdoctoral fellowship connected with the SlaveVoyages website. We seek to engage and collaborate with the next generation of scholars who will use, expand, and ultimately sustain this digital … Continue reading Opportunity | SlaveVoyages Postdoctoral Fellowship

Call for Teachers for Educational Project on Slavery in the Colonial North

From The Hard History Project Educators are invited to submit an application to participate in an educational pilot project focused on teaching the story of enslaved people in the colonial North using resources from the Historic Hudson Valley’s “People Not Property” website. In this project, educators will work with resources from the People not Property … Continue reading Call for Teachers for Educational Project on Slavery in the Colonial North