BUFFALO, NY -- The University at Buffalo Humanities Institute
has announced a new $5,000 Graduate Student Public Humanities
Fellowship for the 2013-14 academic year, offered in partnership
with the New York State Council on the Humanities.
Institute Director Erik Seeman, professor of history at UB, says
the fellowship will fund training for one doctoral scholar in
methods of public scholarship and for exploration of the public
dimensions of research in partnership with a community
The fellowship will cover a period from August 2013 to May
Applicants must be PhD students enrolled in a humanities field
at UB, a field that Seeman says will be "broadly defined," and have
completed all coursework and oral exams by September 2012.
The stipend will cover the recipient's participation in a
mandatory two-day training program in August in New York City, and
Interested applicants should submit an online application,
including CV and references, by Feb. 1. The CV should indicate when
the applicant achieved ABD status.
The application is online at https://nych.wufoo.com/forms/x7p9a5/.
The winner will be announced April 1.
The new fellowship joins a wide selection of funding programs
and awards already offered by the UB Humanities Institute.
These include faculty Humanities' Faculty Research Fellowships,
Advanced PhD Fellowships, UB Libraries' Special Collections
Fellowships, the Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence Program,
Digital Humanities Initiative at Buffalo Research Funding, funding
for small research projects and fellowships to attend Dartmouth
University's annual Futures of American Studies Institute.
Information on all UB Humanities Institute research and funding
programs can be found at http://www.humanitiesinstitute.buffalo.edu/fellowshipsresearch/index.shtml.