The Radical South: Southern Activism, Past and Present
A Call for Papers
Center for the Study of Southern Culture
University of Mississippi
The Center for the Study of Southern Culture announces a $1,000 research grant to advance scholarship on The Radical South: Southern Activism, Past and Present. The Center will also provide travel expenses for the selected scholar-in-residence to visit the University of Mississippi campus and present her or his work in a lecture during a month-long series of events in April 2017. The scholar-in-residence’s work will be subsequently published in the Center for the Study of Southern Culture’s online journal, Study the South.
The article will undergo the peer-review process, and the Center for the Study of Southern Culture will have first publication rights for the article.
To apply for the grant, please send a CV along with a cover letter of no more than 500 words that includes a preliminary research plan to: James G. Thomas, Jr., Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Barnard Observatory, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677; or e-mail materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due on November 21, and the successful candidate will be notified by December 12. The Center expects that the successful candidate will be an advanced graduate student or professional scholar in the humanities and social sciences.