Awards and Fellowships

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

Each year, the Rome Prize is awarded to about thirty emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their working lives. The deadline for the nation-wide Rome Prize competition is 1 November 2014.  Applications will also be accepted between 2-15 November 2014 for an additional fee.

Fellows are chosen from the following disciplines:

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

Anchoring Innovation is the new research agenda of OIKOS, the National Research School in Classical Studies in the Netherlands. This agenda was developed with the financial support of Leiden University, Radboud University Nijmegen, University of Amsterdam and University of Groningen. It looks at innovation processes in various domains, including politics, religion, architecture, literature, linguistics and technology, in classical antiquity. The concept of “anchoring” refers to the many different ways in which people connect new developments and initiatives in these domains with the old, the familiar and traditional. Discourse-cohesion, intertextuality, memory studies, architectural transitions can be considered examples of ‘anchoring innovation’. To help us implement this research agenda we are currently looking for 4 PhD students and 4 postdocs:

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

Newberry Library Fellowships provide support to researchers who wish to use our collection. We promise you intriguing and often rare materials; a lively, interdisciplinary community of researchers; individual consultations on your research with staff curators, librarians, and other scholars; and an array of both scholarly and public programs. Applicants may apply for both Long- and Short- Term Fellowships within one academic year. All applicants are strongly encouraged to consult the Newberry’s online catalog and collection guides before applying.

We are now accepting applications for the 2015-16 academic year.  For more information, visit our website: www.newberry.org/fellowships

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

The deadline for the submission of applications for the majority of the research fellowships offered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is September 24, 2014.  Read descriptions of the various ACLS Fellowship programs here

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

The Stanford Humanities Center provides a collegial environment for faculty who are undertaking innovative projects in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.  Fellows participate in the intellectual life of the Humanities Center and the broader Stanford community, sharing ideas and work in progress with a diverse cohort of scholars and benefitting from a wide variety of campus resources.  Fellowship term: September 2015 – June 2016.  Application deadline: October 1, 2014.

Eligibility:  Applicants must have a PhD and be at least three years beyond receipt of the degree by the start of the fellowship term. The Center is open to projects employing information technology in humanities research. For full eligibility requirements, see http://shc.stanford.edu/fellowships/non-stanford-faculty/

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

The American Philosophical Society sponsors a number of fellowship programs.  Details of all programs are available here

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

Thanks to a generous grant from the National Italian American Foundation, the Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park, will award the Pellegri Scholar Graduate Fellowship each year over the next five years to a graduate student in recognition of that student's achievement and promise in the study of Latin language and Roman culture. The fellowship includes a $10,000 stipend and releases the student from a semester of teaching. In addition, the fellow will be given the opportunity to serve as teaching assistant for the department's winter course in Italy. The Pellegri Scholar will be expected to engage in research on Latin language and Roman culture as well as to give a presentation on that research at the end of the fellowship year. For further information, please contact Judith P Hallett, Graduate Director, at jeph@umd.edu 

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

The Princeton University Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2015-2018 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2013) in humanities or allied social sciences.  FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; Race and/or Ethnicity Studies. Stipend: approx. $80,000.  For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see www.princeton.edu/sfApplication deadline: October 1, 2014

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is advertising a year-long paid internship at its museum in Corinth and several short-term unpaid internships at its offices in Princeton, New Jersey.  The application deadline for the Corinth internship is August 20, 2014.  The short-term internships offer experiences in non-profit administration; development, marketing, and event planning; and archives.  Applications for the short-term internships can be made at any time.

By Adam Blistein | January 24, 2015

The American Academy in Berlin invites applications for its residential fellowships for 2015/2016, as well as early applications for the academic years 2016/2017 and 2017/2018. The deadline is Monday, September 29, 2014 (12 pm EST or 6 pm CET). Applications may be submitted online or mailed to the Berlin office.
The Academy welcomes applications from emerging and established scholars and from writers and professionals who wish to engage in independent study in Berlin. Approximately 25 Berlin Prizes are conferred annually. Past recipients have included historians, economists, poets and novelists, journalists, legal scholars, anthropologists, musicologists, and public policy experts, among others. The Academy does not award fellowships in the natural sciences.

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