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OI Book Awarded 2018 Bancroft Prize
For the seventh time in our 75-year history, an OI book has received one of the history profession’s highest honors. Douglas Winiarski’s Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England was awarded a 2018 Bancroft Prize.
Lemon Project Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Lemon Project Postdoctoral Fellowship is a residential postdoctoral fellowship in the history of institutions and economies of oppression and is supported by the OI’s Ronald Hoffman Fund.