SHUM Fellows (REPAIR) at the Cornell University.

The Society for Humanities at Cornell University invites applications for residential fellowships from scholars and artists whose projects reflect on the 2022-23 theme of Repair.

Number of fellowships: Up to six candidates will be appointed.

Duration: The fellowships are held for one year (August through July).

Fellowship: Each Society Fellow will receive $56,000.

The nature of this fellowship year is social and communal—fellows forge connections outside the classroom and the lecture hall by sharing meals following the weekly seminar and attending post-lecture receptions and other casual events throughout the year.

Focal Theme: REPAIR (2022-23)

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University seeks interdisciplinary research projects for year-long residencies that reflect on the theme of Repair.

The Society for the Humanities is inviting applications from candidates and artists who are interested in participating in a productive, critical dialogue concerning the topic of repair from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

Required Qualifications

  1. Candidates should have received a Ph.D. degree before January 1, 2021.
  2. Candidates must also have one or more years of teaching experience, which may include teaching as a graduate student.
  3. International scholars are welcome to apply.

Application Procedures:

The following application materials must be submitted via AJO fellowship #18828,  on or before September 20, 2021. Any other method of applying will not be accepted.

Required documents

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. A one-page abstract describing the research project (up to 300 words)
  3. A detailed statement of the research project (1,000 – 2,000 words).
  4. Applicants may also include a one-page bibliography of the most essential materials to the project.
  5. A course proposal for a seminar related to the applicant’s research. Seminars meet two hours per week for one semester and enrollment is limited to fifteen advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The course proposal should consist of:
    • A brief course description suitable for the University course catalog (50-125 words)
    • A detailed course proposal (up to 300 words)
    • A list of the essential texts for the course
  6. One scholarly paper
  7. Two letters of recommendation from senior colleagues in your field. Letters must be submitted on or before September 20, 2021.
Quick Overview————-
Organization Cornell University
Country USA
Fellowship Level Postdoc Research
Subject areas
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline September 20, 2021
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