ACLS Announces New Fellowships for Community College Faculty
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is pleased to announce a new fellowship program for community college faculty. The Mellon/ACLS Community College Faculty Fellowships, made possible by a generous grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, will support the research ambitions of humanities and social science faculty who teach at two-year colleges.
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The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), a long-time affiliate of CCHA, is looking to expand the reach of its fellowships to include more community college and teaching-intensive faculty members. The deadline for fellowship applications is right around the corner, September 27th, so don’t delay if you are interested in applying.
More information can be found at the ACLS website by using the link below.
ACLS Fellowship Info
The winner of the CCHA Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome has been announced! Please join us in congratulating Prof. Laura E. Migliorino as she will be off to Rome for a one-month fellowship to continue her work on “The Book as the Foundation of Humanities Education” this June!
Prof. Migliorino teaches in the Art Department at Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, and she has a subject-matter expertise in Studio Art Design, Photography, Drawing, and Art History. Her work on the project “The Book as the Foundation of Humanities Education” will focus on “integrating important texts from the Rare Book Collection at the Academy into [her] curriculum, serving as markers on a timeline” in order to “deepen and enhance the material.” The following is an excerpt from her application:
The book is a simple yet complex idea that has profound influence on culture, society, and religion that transcends time and civilization. The book is a platform or foundation for the studies of Humanities because it has so much power on the course of the human life. The impact of books, and the knowledge contained, dictates human history, influences religious and political policy, supports the powerful, and inspires the repressed. In early book creation, the relationship between word and image was essential. The word spoke to the privileged, the educated, and the images informed the poor and illiterate, yet both groups needed books to guide their lives.
Prof. Migliorino’s project is certainly quite comprehensive and exciting!
We would also like to state that this was a very difficult decision as we had so many wonderful proposals to review this year, with more than 15 applicants. Therefore, we would like to say thanks, again, to all of our competitive applicants.
Are you interested in an opportunity like this? Attend our National CCHA Conference in Baltimore, MD, from November 9-11, or check back in on the blog and the website to see if there is an opportunity for you! You can always follow us on social media, too.
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The National Humanities Center will offer up to 40 residential fellowships for advanced study in the humanities for the period September 2017 through May 2018. Applicants must have a doctorate or equivalent scholarly credentials. Mid-career scholars as well as senior scholars are encouraged to apply. Emerging scholars with a strong record of peer-reviewed work are also invited to apply. The Center does not normally support the revision of a doctoral dissertation. In addition to scholars from all fields of the humanities, the Center accepts individuals from the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects. The Center is international in scope and welcomes applications from scholars outside the United States.
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Call for Applications: Kluge Fellowships
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is now accepting applications for Kluge Fellowships. http://bit.ly/1Td0Ap5 The application deadline is July 15, 2016.
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Call for Applications!
2016 Global and Area Studies Summer Research Lab at Illinois
The Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, is pleased to announce fellowships and development grants to support the internationalization of community colleges nationwide. We invite applications from faculty, librarians, and administrators interested in expanding global studies curricula, instruction in less commonly taught languages, library collections or international education programs at their home institutions. Fellows will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with international and area studies reference librarians and explore the unlimited print and online resources of the University of Illinois Library.
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The winner of the CCHA Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome has been announced! Please join us in congratulating Dr. Meryl Shriver-Rice as she will be off to Rome for a one month fellowship to continue her work on “The Etruscan Table” this June!
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