Western History Dissertation Workshop. The Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University, in partnership with the Bill Lane Center for the Study of the North American West at Stanford University, the Research Division of the Huntington Library, the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, the Institute for the Study of the American West at the Autry National Center, and the Hemispheric Institute of the Americas at the University of California, Davis, invites applications for the fourth annual "Western History Dissertation Workshop," to be held Friday 15 May 2008 at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University. We will pay travel expenses and accommodations for up to five dissertators, who will have the opportunity to present a chapter at the workshop and receive feedback from other participants as well as from scholars from the sponsoring institutions.
To apply, send an electronic version of your cover letter and dissertation abstract (including a table of contents indicating which chapters are completed) by email to Jay Gitlin, Associate Director of the Howard R. Lamar Center at Yale University, . Also arrange for your dissertation advisor to send a letter of recommendation by email to the same address.
Applications must be received by 15 March 2009, and recipients will be notified of their selection by 1 April 2009.
Jay Gitlin, Associate Director, Howard R. Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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