Fellowships

External Fellowships 

External fellowships are awarded to two scholars who hold tenure-track assistant professorships at other institutions. Applicants’ proposals must address the theme of "Memory and Forgetting."

Applicants may be in any field of humanistic study, including anthropology, art and art history, classics, English, history, modern languages and cultures, music, philosophy, or religion.

Fellows will participate in the bi-weekly Humanities Center seminar and in the Center’s other workshops, conferences, and programs. They are expected to be in residence in Rochester and to play an active role in the Center’s community of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. Fellows will present the results of their research at least once during their tenure at the Center. Fellows will receive a stipend commensurate with experience and need, as well as an allowance of $5,000 for research and travel related to their project.

The fellowship period is September 1, 2017 to May 15, 2018. 

Applications should include the following:

For further information, contact the Center’s Director, Joan Shelley Rubin, at joan.rubin@rochester.edu.

To apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2016.


Internal Fellowships

Internal fellowships will be awarded to two members of the University of Rochester faculty at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor. Applicants’ proposals must address the theme of "Memory and Forgetting."

Applicants may be in any field of humanistic study, including anthropology, art and art history, English, history, modern languages and cultures, music, philosophy, or religion and classics.

Fellows will participate in the bi-weekly Humanities Center seminar and in the Center’s other workshops, conferences, and programs. They are expected to be in residence in Rochester and to play an active role in the Center’s community of faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. Fellows will present the results of their research at least once during their tenure at the Center.

Internal fellows will continue to receive their regular compensation from the University. During their time as a fellow they will be relieved of regular teaching responsibilities, though obligations for University service continue.  The fellowship period is September 1, 2017 to May 15, 2018. 

Fellows will receive an allowance of $5,000 for research and travel related to their project.

Applications should include the following:

For further information, contact the Center’s Director, Joan Shelley Rubin, at joan.rubin@rochester.edu.

To apply, please click here. The deadline for applications is December 1, 2016.