Friday, September 11, 2009

Fellowships at UCLA

The following fellowships are sponsored by the UCLA Center for 17th- and 18th- Century Studies and the Clark Libary.

The Ahmanson-Getty Fellowship Program for 2010–11

Cultures of Aestheticism—before and after Oscar Wilde, directed by Clark Professor Joseph Bristow

The program, which is based at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, invites applications from humanities scholars whose research interests relate to the ways in which post-Kantian traditions develop theories and practices that address beliefs in l’art pour l’art. The fellowships will be of interest to scholars who wish to make use of the resources of the Clark Library’s extensive archive of materials relating to Oscar Wilde and his circle. If prospective applicants have any questions about the fellowship, they are welcome to send them to Professor Bristow at

Eligible: Scholars will need to have received their doctorates in the last six years, (no earlier than July 1, 2004 and no later than September 30, 2010). Scholars’ research must pertain to the announced theme.

Awards: Three consecutive quarters in residence at the Clark Library

Stipend: $37,500 for the three-quarter period together with paid medical benefits for scholar

Application deadline: 1 February 2010
Clark Short-Term Fellowships

Fellowship support is available to scholars with research projects that require work in any area of the Clark's collections. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree or have equivalent academic experience. Awards are for periods of one to three months in residence.

Stipend: $2,500 per month.

Application deadline: 1 February 2010
ASECS/Clark Fellowships

Fellowships jointly sponsored by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies and the Clark Library are available to postdoctoral scholars and to ABD graduate students with projects in the Restoration or the eighteenth century. Fellowship holders must be members in good standing of ASECS. Awards are for one month of residency.

Stipend: $2,500 for the month of residency.

Application deadline: 1 February 2010
Kanner Fellowship in British Studies

This three-month fellowship, established through the generosity of Penny Kanner, supports research at the Clark Library in any area pertaining to British history and culture. The fellowship is open to both postdoctoral and pre-doctoral scholars.

Stipend: $7,500 for the three-month tenure.

Application deadline: 1 February 2010
Clark-Huntington Joint Bibliographical Fellowship

Sponsored jointly by the Clark and the Huntington Libraries, this two-month fellowship provides support for bibliographical research in early modern British literature and history as well as other areas where the two libraries have common strengths. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or have appropriate research experience.

Stipend: $5,000 for two months in residence.

Application deadline: 1 February 2010

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