The Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR) invites you to apply to “Revolution to Republic: Philadelphia’s Place in Early America,” a Landmarks in American History and Culture Workshop for Community College Faculty funded by the We the People program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The week-long workshop is free of charge and all participants receive a $500 stipend for food and lodging plus a travel subsidy. Two dates are available: June 9-14 and June 16-21, 2008.
While in town, participants are welcomed into Philadelphia’s vibrant scholarly community. All will receive a subscription to the Journal of the Early Republic, the journal of record for early national history, and are invited to attend a McNeil Center for Early American Studies Summer Seminar and dinner. Full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty may apply.
Workshop highlights include:
• Seminars on topics ranging from Native American history through the early national period.
• Behind-the-scenes tours of Philadelphia's most prominent historic institutions.
• Research in the city’s archives and libraries.
For more information about program objectives and activities,contact us at (215) 746-5394 or
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at
Please forward this email to any colleagues you think might be interested in the program. The seminar will provide a wonderful opportunity to meet faculty from across the country, conduct research in Philadelphia’s many archives, and learn more about one of America’s most historic places.
Assistant Project Director
SHEAR NEH Landmarks Workshop
3355 Woodland Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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