LINGUIST List 17.2225|
Wed Aug 02 2006
FYI: Library of Congress Fellowship
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Library of Congress Fellowship
Message 1: Library of Congress Fellowship
From: Arthur Dunkelman <arduloc.gov>
Subject: Library of Congress Fellowship
The Library of Congress Kislak Fellows Program supports scholarly research that
contributes significantly to a greater understanding of the cultures and history
Americas to conduct research based on items from the Kislak Collection.
The fellowship provides an opportunity for a period of up to four months of
concentrated use of materials from the Kislak Collection and other collections
Library of Congress, through full-time residency at the Library. The program
supports research projects in the disciplines of archaeology, history,
cartography, epigraphy, linguistics, ethno-history, ethnography, bibliography
and sociology, with particular emphasis on Florida, the circum-Caribbean region
and Mesoamerica. We encourage interdisciplinary projects that combine
disciplines in novel and productive ways.
APPLICANT ELIGIBILITY. Independent scholars, undergraduate and graduate
students, and college and university faculty in all disciplines. There is no
degree requirement for applicants for the short-term fellowship.
TENURE & STIPEND. $4,000 per month for up to four months of research, which must
be conducted at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, and begin within four
months of the announcement of the award.
APPLICATION. Cover letter; Curriculum vitae (no more than 600 words); Research
proposal (no more than 600 words); Two letters of reference.
DEADLINE. August 31, 2006 (September 15, 2006 announcement)
Curator, Kislak Collection
Rare Book and Special Collections
Library of Congress
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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