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American History Seminar

The Council of Independent Colleges is pleased to announce a multidisciplinary seminar for full-time faculty members in history, political science, and related fields on “The 20th Century Presidency.” The seminar, cosponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, will be held at Stanford University’s Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Center in Washington, DC. There is no fee to participate. Room, board, and books will be covered, along with a portion of travel expenses, thanks to a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
 

 NOMINATION INFORMATION

 
Up to 25 participants will be selected by competitive nomination. All full-time faculty members in history, political science, and related fields at CIC member institutions are eligible. Faculty members who wish to participate must be nominated by the chief academic officer of the nominee's institution. The nomination deadline is January 23, 2017.

Selection of participants will be announced by March 3, 2017.
To submit a nomination online, please refer to the brochure and nomination form.
 

 DATE AND LOCATION

 
The seminar will be held July 23–27, 2017, at Stanford University's Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Center in Washington, DC.
 

 Costs

 
Room, board, and books was covered by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Participants or their institutions are expected to provide transportation to and from New Haven, however, CIC will provide participants with a stipend of up to $400 to be used toward travel-related expenses following the seminar.
 

 CONTACT INFORMATION

 
Questions regarding the seminar on American History should be directed to Stephen Gibson, CIC director of programs, at sgibson@cic.nche.edu or (202) 466-7230.