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Welcome to the New England American Studies Association site. NEASA is the regional chapter of the American Studies Association (ASA) representing Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. This chapter organizes a number of events and awards including an annual autumn conference, a collection of prizes for recent books and essays, and outreach to secondary school students and teachers. For more information about these activities or about NEASA and the field of American Studies more generally, please click on the links to the left.
See our council page for information about our candidates for the council....
Thanks for everyone who came to our conference!
The Massachusetts Historical Society has fellowships for the coming year:
The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than three dozen research fellowships for the academic year 2014-2015, including two MHS-NEH Long-term Fellowships made possible by an award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Their stipend, governed by an NEH formula, will be $4,200 per month for a minimum of four months and a maximum of twelve months. MHS Short-term Fellowships carry a stipend of $1,500-$2,500 to support four weeks of research in the Society’s collections. The Boston Athenaeum and the MHS will offer one Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship on the Civil War, its Origins, and Consequences for at least four weeks at each institution. This fellowship carries a stipend of $4,000. The Society also participates in the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium of twenty-one organizations. These grants provide a stipend of $5,000 for eight or more weeks of research at participating institutions. For more information, please visit www.masshist.org/research/fellowships/, firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 617-646-0568. MHS-NEH application deadline: January 15, 2014. New England Regional Fellowship Consortium deadline: February 1, 2014. Suzanne and Caleb Loring Fellowship deadline: February 15, 2014. MHS Short-term Fellowship deadline: March 1, 2014.
If you want to learn more about anything NEASA-related, or would like to suggest additional links or elements that would enhance this website, please contact the 2013 co-presidents, Akeia Benard at abenard *at* wheelock.edu or Elif Armbruster at earmbruster *at* suffolk.edu or our 2012 president, Sara Sikes at sikes_sara *at* yahoo.com. Thanks!