SHAFR historian Luke A. Nichter (Texas A&M University – Central Texas), who was the co-recipient with Douglas Brinkley of the 2017 SHAFR Link-Kuehl Prize for Documentary Editing for The Nixon Tapes, has now also been recognized by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Public Scholar Program. He received $50,400 for research and writing on a new biography of Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Call for Proposals
Host the 2020 SHAFR Annual Conference!
Every other year, SHAFR holds its annual meeting in a location other than the Washington, D.C. area. (Recent non-D.C. locales: 2016, San Diego, CA; 2014, Lexington, KY; 2012, Hartford, CT; 2010, Madison, WI; 2008, Columbus, OH.) The SHAFR Council would like to hear from members interested in hosting the conference in their home cities in late June 2020. Council is also interested in hearing from potential hosts for 2022 and 2024.
Contact Congress Today to Save Federal History and Humanities Programs!
House Appropriations Committee subcommittees will be drafting their spending bills between now and the end of June. So it is critical for you to contact your Members of Congress today in support of federal history, archival and education programs that are vital to our community. Never before have federal humanities programs been under attack to this extent!
Conference: 'Pursuing the Rooseveltian Century,' 30 Nov-1 Dec 2017
To mark the launch of the Roosevelt Institute for American Studies, the institute will host a major international conference in November 2017, dedicated to exploring the ‘Rooseveltian century’ as a historical theme and an interpretative framework.
It builds on the success of the experimental Massive Open Online Course, ‘The Rooseveltian Century,’ which was produced by RIAS scholars Giles Scott-Smith and Dario Fazzi in 2016.
2017 SHAFR Prizes
On Saturday, June 25, 2017, SHAFR presented the following awards at the Presidential Luncheon: