Application Deadline:
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Email or call Jennifer Conway,
the Forum's Associate Director, 215.898.8220.


Regional Faculty and Professional
Mellon Research Fellowships

Topic: Color

Application deadline:
Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Penn Humanities Forum announces the availability of eight Andrew W. Mellon Regional Research Fellowships in the amount of $5000 for the 2014–2015 academic year. The awards are available to standing faculty in the humanities from colleges and universities in Philadelphia and the surrounding region. PhD-level curators, department directors, and other professionals of local arts and cultural organizations are also eligible to apply.

Interested candidates must be engaged in research directly related to Color, the Forum's topic for 2014–2015.

Fellows are expected to attend in the Forum's weekly Mellon Research Seminar held on Tuesdays, 12:00–2:00 p.m. during the academic year (September–April), and to present a paper at one of the sessions. (Please allow travel time when scheduling your classes or other duties.)

Other seminar members include Postdoctoral Fellows, Penn Faculty Fellows, the directors of the Forum, and others.


bullet Complete the following information and upload here as a single PDF (be sure to complete all fields before uploading your file):
  Project Title
  125-word Project Abstract
  Two-page description of the research you propose to undertake during the Violence fellowship year.
  Your up-to-date c.v.
bullet Also required is one confidential letter of recommendation from your department chair, another administrator, or a senior scholar in your field. Please direct your referee to submit his or her letter online (only) here no later than the application deadline, March 15th.
Application deadline: Saturday, March 15, 2014

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2004-05 | Sleep & Dreams
2003-04 | Belief
2002-03 | The Book
2008-09 | Change 2001-02 | Time
2007-08 | Origins 2000-01 | Style
2006-07 | Travel