Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities

Call for Applications, 2011-12

Topic: Adaptions

Five (5) one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships are available at the University of Pennsylvania for the 2011-2012 academic year for untenured scholars in the humanities (including art and architectural history) who received or will receive their Ph.D. between December 2002 and December 2010. The fellowship is open to all scholars, national and international, who meet application terms (see Guidelines below).

The programs of the Penn Humanities Forum are conceived through yearly topics that invite broad interdisciplinary collaboration. For the 2011–2012 academic year, the theme set is Adaptations (the topic director is Warren Breckman). Humanists and those in related fields are invited to submit research proposals on any aspect of this topic, except educational curriculum building and the performing arts.

Fellows teach one undergraduate course in addition to conducting their research. The fellowship stipend is $46,500, plus health insurance. Fellows also receive a research fund of $2500. Fellows are required to be in residence during their fellowship year (September–May).

Application Deadline: Friday, October 15, 2010

Awards will be announced by the end of December 2010.

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