The Committee on Honors and Awards of the Modern Language Association invites editors to compete for the twelfth Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters.
The American Historical Association invites nominations for the Herbert Feis Award for distinguished contributions to public history.
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The Hiett Prize in the Humanities, awarded by the Dallas Institute, is an annual award aimed at identifying candidates who are in the early stages of careers devoted to the humanities and whose work shows extraordinary promise and has a significant public component related to contemporary culture.
The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, located in Berlin, offers one Postdoctoral Fellowship for a scholar in legal history or history of technology.
Judge contact information for all AHA book prizes and awards has now been posted on the AHA's web site. Applications for these book prizes and awards must be postmarked by or on May 15, 2012.
The American Society for Legal History offers the $5,000 Paul Murphy Prize to support the completion of a book on the history of civil liberties that addresses any topic or any time in American history.
The William Nelson Cromwell Foundation is funding a dissertation prize of $2,500 for a winning dissertation that focuses on any area of American legal history, including constitutional and comparative studies.
The National Archives is accepting applications for the 2012 Legislative Archives Fellowship, which supports scholarly work in United States history, based on research in the records of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. A stipend of $10,000 is awarded to the recipient.