Summer Seminar in Military History
This three-week in-residence experience emphasizes the field’s fundamental concepts and questions, contemporary concerns, and pedagogical approaches. Seminar topics will include colonial and revolutionary conflict, 19th-century military thought, imperial armies and navies, the World Wars, Cold War conflicts, and recent wars. Visiting Scholars will facilitate sessions with Seminar Fellows emphasizing content and teaching approaches on these and other topics. Seminar Fellows will also interact with public historians and archivists and participate in a battlefield staff ride.
Summer Seminar Fellows will receive:
- lodging with breakfast for the duration of the Seminar
- select meals, including a welcome dinner, lunch each seminar day, and a closing banquet
- a big bag of books, to be shipped for your convenience
- a $1200 stipend to help offset transportation costs to and from Lexington, Virginia, and other costs, such as evening meals, laundry, etc.