The American Center of Oriental Research (Amman) announces its fellowships for 2016–2017, with a deadline for all applications of February 1, 2016.
In addition, there are two Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) fellowships available: Multi-Country Research Fellowships (deadline January 31, 2016) and Mediterranean Regional Research Fellowships (deadline January 15, 2016).
The first deadline for 2016–2017 ACLS Fellowships is Wednesday, September 23, two weeks away, including a new fellowship designated specifically for liberal arts college faculty, the Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars.
The second issue of 2015, 135.2, has been published and mailed to subscribers.
Hotel information and the Call for Papers are now available for the 226th AOS Meeting, Friday, March 18–Monday, March 21, 2016, in Boston, MA. Deadline for submission of abstract and attendant forms is October 15, 2015.
Nominations for the elective offices of the Society that will become vacant at the end of the membership year 2014–2015 are solicited. Submissions are due by October 15, 2015.
JAOS made the big time, specifically in the June 25 issue of The New York Review of Books where Emma Flatt’s “The Authorship and Significance of the Nujum al-‘Ulum: A Sixteenth-Century Astrological Encyclopedia from Bijapur” (131,2: 223–44) earned a citation (in William Dalrymple, “The Renaissance of the Sultans”).
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