November 2010 Archives

IHRC Announces 2011 Grant and Fellowship Deadlines

Grants in aid, the Michael G. Karni Scholarship and six fellowships are available for scholars conducting research in the IHRC's historical collections in the 2011-2012 school year. See Grants & Fellowships for deadlines or to learn about these funding opportunities.

Recently Published: Uncle from America

millerb.jpgThe IHRC proudly announces the publication of Uncle from America, a memoir by Kenneth Dexter Miller, from a manuscript in the IHRC's Kenneth Dexter Miller Papers.

'Tuo per sempre' (Yours forever)

Montreal's Peggy Curran at The Gazette interviews IHRC affiliate Sonia Cancian (historian and research associate at Concordia University) about her new book Families, Lovers and their Letters: Italian Postwar Migration to Canada. Full article | More info

International Summer School in Rusyn Language and Culture

Prešov University in Prešov, Slovakia, announces its second annual three-week Studium
Carpato-Ruthenorum International Summer School for Rusyn Language and Culture. Dates: June 12-July 3, 2011. Application deadline: February 1, 2011. FFI & application

Limited Access Dates for IHRC Collections & Winter Closures

The IHRC collections staff will be in all-day trainings Friday, Nov. 12, and Wednesday, Nov. 17. No historical materials will be pulled from the cavern for walk-in researchers. Limited ready reference materials will be available.

Due to the 2010-2011 winter furlough and seasonal holidays, Elmer L. Andersen Library will be closed Friday, Dec. 24 through Saturday, Jan. 1.

Call for Papers: Europe - Migration - Identity (Summer Seminar)

Themes: migration, identity formation, and Europe
Submission deadline: December 10, 2010
3-day Seminar: August 25‐27, 2011 at the University of Minnesota