Hurford Center for the Arts & Humanities
Deadline: 13 January 2015
The Hurford Center for the Arts & Humanities of Haverford College invites applications for a 2-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship to begin Fall 2015. We seek scholars interested in cultural practices surrounding the care, disposal, and memorialization of the dead. Area of specialization is open. Candidates should have broad historical and interdisciplinary interests.
In the first year, the Fellow will participate in a year-long faculty seminar led by Professor Hank Glassman (East Asian Studies), “Attending to the Dead: Mortality, Memory, & Material Culture.” Applicants should make clear their potential contributions to the seminar which will focus on the distillation and concretization of memory and affect in the form of monuments, gravestones, relics, paintings, sound recordings, photographs, etc. In the second year, Fellow will organize a national symposium related to his or her fields of interest. During each semester, the Fellow will teach one course.
Candidates who have received the Ph.D. in 2010 at the earliest are eligible.
Applications via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/27184
Contact: Emily Cronin, firstname.lastname@example.org