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Short-term fellow’s report from Ashli White

· June 1st, 2016 · No Comments

Ashli White (University of Miami), recently completed a short-term fellowship at the Omohundro Institute. In today’s post, she outlines her research project and talks about what she found while here. by Ashli White I arrived to the Institute at the beginning of this month to conduct some research for my project that explores the political, social, and… Read More »

Summer internships for undergraduates

· February 2nd, 2016 · 3 Comments

Today’s post is courtesy of Jordan Smith (Georgetown University), OI Regional Editor for The List. If you are interested in helping your undergraduates find an internship this summer then this is key reading.

Report from Sueanna Smith, Lapidus Fellow

· January 12th, 2016 · No Comments

Today’s post comes from Sueanna Smith, graduate student at the University of South Carolina, who used funds she received as a Lapidus-OIEAHC Fellow to further her dissertation research. There is still time to apply for the next application round. Applications will be accepted through midnight, Friday, January 15.  The Lapidus-OIEAHC Fellowship supported my doctoral research… Read More »

Meet OI Fellow Deborah Hamer

· October 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

Deborah Hamer began her residency as the 2015-2017 OI-NEH Fellow on July 1, 2015. Her current work focuses on the West India Co and its attempts to instill proper sexual behavior in marriage. Here she discusses her research process. So you have been working in the archives…. I have been in two archives mainly: one… Read More »

ICYMI: The George III Archives project

· April 22nd, 2015 · 1 Comment

In case you missed it….We are proud to announce that the OI has been asked to help organize the digitization of the George III archives—the papers and household documents of the King and his family. Of the massive collection—approximately a quarter of a million pages of material—only about 15% has been available to scholars up… Read More »

A conversation with OI Fellow Ryan Kashanipour

· February 26th, 2015 · No Comments

Ryan Kashanipour is an interdisciplinary scholar whose research focuses on ethnicity, race, and gender in the cultural and social production of knowledge in colonial Latin America and the broader Atlantic world. While at the OI, he is working on his manuscript, “Between Magic and Medicine: Colonial Yucatec Healing and the Spanish Atlantic World,” which examines… Read More »

A conversation with OI Fellow Paul Polgar

· January 28th, 2015 · No Comments

We sat down with Paul Polgar, Omohundro Institute-NEH Fellow 2013-2015, earlier this month for a quick interview.  What are you working on now?  I spent a lot of fall semester compiling a database of New York and Philadelphia’s abolition societies’ cases and now I am working with that material. These are cases brought to the… Read More »