The New-York Historical Society’s Institute for Constitutional History (ICH), our partner on the New Essays in Constitutional History series, has announced its fall 2012 Robert H. Smith seminar for advanced graduate students and junior faculty.
The seminar, titled “Union, Race, and Nation: Creating the Federal Republic, 1776–1801,”will explore the origins of American constitutionalism from 1776 through 1801, from the years of Revolution to the election of Thomas Jefferson.
Designed for graduate students and junior faculty in history, political science, law, and related disciplines, this seminar will take place Thursdays in September, October, and November of this year at the New-York Historical Society in New York City.
The New-York Historical Society’s Institute for Constitutional History (ICH) and the Stanford Constitutional Law Center invite university instructors (including adjuncts, part-time faculty, and postdoctoral fellows) to apply for a summer workshop on “Assessing the US Constitution: Twenty-First-Century Responses to Eighteenth-Century Assumptions.” ICH is our partner on the New Essays in Constitutional History series. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2012. Learn more below.
Assessing the US Constitution: Twenty-First-Century Responses to Eighteenth-Century Assumptions
Date: July 8–14, 2012
Location: Stanford, California
Workshop Leader: Sanford Levinson
Stipend & Support: Accommodation at the Munger Graduate Residence on the campus of Stanford Law School, modest stipend for meals, and travel reimbursement up to $250.
The Institute for Constitutional History (ICH), the nation’s premier center dedicated to the exploration of the historical development of the U.S. constitution, invites applications—to be submitted by January 15, 2012—from advanced graduate students and early-career faculty who are interested in taking part in two Robert H. Smith seminars that the institute is organizing in spring 2012. There will be no tuition or other fees for participation in the seminars (although books and other necessary study material will have to be acquired by the participants themselves).