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Hi all! I'm interested in the 19th century American South, particularly the Border South/Upper South (i.e. Kentucky, Missouri, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, etc.) and I'm wondering if anybody has any recommendations for the best graduate programs in that field? I'd be especially interested to hear opinions on UVA, University of Kentucky, and Tennessee-Knoxville, but am open to any and all recommendations.
Hi all, I am in the process of trying to move from European history to U.S. History as my main field. This is, in part, because the prominent British historian in our department recently left the university and also because I have been interested in US and considering switching for a long time. However, departmental politics have made it really hard for me to leave my current advisor (she has a lot of pull on the tenure committee and Americanists don't want to "steal" me from her). I have spoken with my advisor and she has given me the all clear to take U.S. coursework and make that my primary field, but others are still hesitant to work with me. How do I navigate this situation without stepping on any toes? I hate politics and red tape, and I've been in advisor limbo for the entire semester. I need to get this sorted out, so I can go on with my life. Edit: Also, I am still in my first year, so things are early for me. I know I don't have to declare an advisor and major field at least until May. Has anyone else been in similar situations? What should I do? Help!
Marcion posted a topic in HistoryHey guys, I am a Student at Yale Divinity School in the MAR History of Christianity program (Religion in North America focus). Over the summer there is an intensive class being offered on the American Revolution. Being a summer class, my scholarship does not cover the cost, which is $3700. I have contacted the financial aid but sadly there is nothing available for me in my situation. I have been reaching out to different historical associations and asking about scholarships, grants, and funding but once again I am having no luck. I am wondering if anyone has any advice, experience, or insights into helping me. Anything would be great.