News and Notes
October 2, 2015
The Consortium Welcomes New Member Institutions!
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, the History of Science Society, the Newberry Library, Oregon State University, and the Rockefeller Archives Center will join the Consortium in 2015.
September 22, 2015
2015-2016 Working Groups
The Consortium invites scholars to participate in topical working groups for challenging and collegial discussion of works-in-progress and important publications.
September 16, 2015
Gathering the Animals: Natural History in America to 1815
Whitney Barlow Robles is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Harvard University. In summer 2015, she was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. Read more about her research here.
August 13, 2015
Fellowship Selection Process
The Consortium has awarded 100 fellowships since 2007, including research, dissertation, and postdoctoral fellowships. In 2015-16, we’ll welcome 17 new fellows – the largest cohort yet – and we are preparing to receive applications for 2016-17. Fellowship applications go through a rigorous multi-step peer-review process drawing upon the expertise and insight of scholars, librarians, and archivists from around the world.
July 30, 2015
Treating the Black Body: Race and Medicine in American Culture, 1800-1861
Chris Willoughby is a PhD candidate in the Department of History at Tulane University. In 2014-2015 he was a Research Fellow of the Consortium. His report on his Consortium-funded research is here.