FEL: Three Fellowships @ The Center for Jewish History

The Center for Jewish History, one of the foremost Jewish research and
cultural institutions in the world, is now accepting applications for three
competitive academic fellowships:

NEH Fellowship for Senior Scholars
The Center for Jewish History offers a single fellowship to a senior
scholar through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The
awards support original research at the Center in the humanities, including
but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies,
American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics,
anthropology, sociology and history. Applications are welcome from college
and university faculty in any field who have completed a PhD more than six
years prior to the start of the fellowship and whose research will benefit
considerably from consultation with materials housed at the Center.
Fellowships carry a stipend of up to $50,400 for a period of one academic
year. Fellows are expected to conduct original research at the Center,
deliver at least one lecture based on the research conducted, actively
participate in the scholarly community at the Center, acknowledge the
Center and NEH in all publications resulting from research completed during
the fellowship and submit a report upon completion of the fellowship
describing the experience. For more information about the fellowship and
complete application instructions please visit: http://www.cjh.org/p/36.

Applications for the 2013-2014 fellowship are Due December 3, 2012
Prins Foundation Fellowship for Senior Scholars
The Center for Jewish History welcomes applications for the Prins
Foundation Fellowship for Senior Scholars to be awarded to an immigrating
senior scholar through a grant from the Vivian G. Prins Foundation. The
award supports original research at the Center in the humanities, including
but not limited to Jewish studies, Russian and East European studies,
American studies and Germanic studies, as well as musicology, linguistics,
anthropology, sociology and history. Applications are welcome from foreign
senior scholars in any field who have completed a Ph.D. more than six years
prior to the start of the fellowship and whose research will benefit
substantially from consultation of materials housed at the Center. The
fellowship carries a stipend of $75,000 as well as a relocation stipend of
up to $15,000 for a period of one academic year. The Prins Senior Scholar
is expected to conduct original research at the Center, deliver two
lectures based on the research conducted, actively participate in the
scholarly community at the Center, acknowledge the Center and Prins
Foundation in all publications resulting from research completed during the
fellowship, and submit a final report upon completion of the fellowship.
For more information about the fellowship and complete application
instructions please visit: http://www.cjh.org/p/36.

Applications for the 2013-2014 fellowship are Due December 15, 2012.

Prins Foundation Post-Doctoral and Early Career Fellowship for Emigrating
Scholars
The Center for Jewish History invites foreign scholars who seek permanent
teaching and research positions in the United States to apply for the Prins
Foundation Post-Doctoral and Early Career Fellowship, which will support
12-month fellowships for scholars who are at the beginning of their
careers. Fellows will be provided with an annual stipend of $35,000 to
conduct original research at the Center’s Lillian Goldman Reading Room and
utilize the vast collections of our partners. This award allows the Center
to serve as the gateway for emerging scholars seeking to begin a new
academic life in the U.S. Fellows are expected to conduct original research
at the Center, deliver at least one lecture based on the research
conducted, actively participate in the scholarly community at the Center
and submit a report upon completion of the fellowship describing the
experience. . For more information about the fellowship and complete
application instructions please visit: http://www.cjh.org/p/36

Applications for the 2013-2014 fellowship are Due December 15, 2012.

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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