Doctoral Student Public Humanities Fellowship
August 2017 – May 2018
The Fellowship runs from August 2017 to May 2018, including mandatory attendance at a two-day training in New York City. The stipend is $8,000, plus a $500 travel and research stipend. The Fellowship is supported in part by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Shared office space will be provided at 20 Cooper Square, 5th Floor.
During the course of the Fellowship, the Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in programs, workshops, conferences, and advocacy events sponsored by Humanities New York. Fellows are also eligible for additional project funds to support programs developed during the course of the fellowship. Fellows are also encouraged to work collaboratively with Humanities New York to identify community partners, explore possible methods and program formats, and share findings as the research progresses.
- Attend a two-day orientation run by Humanities New York
- Develop a plan to give a public dimension to some aspect of their scholarly work and, as part of that process, identify potential community partners
- Participate in workshops scheduled for December 2017 and June 2018
- Present the outcomes of their research and public work to the NYU community in coordination with the NYU Center for the Humanities and submit a final report to Humanities New York
- Participate in Tuesday lunch presentations at NYU with other graduate students and faculty fellows
Applicants must be residents of New York State and enrolled as a doctoral student in a humanities discipline at New York University. Preference will be given to applicants who are in the final stages of their dissertation project.
Contact Adam Capitanio with any questions at 212-233-1131 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Humanities New York
Humanities New York provides leadership and support across the state’s intellectual and cultural sectors through grants, programs, networking and advocacy in order to encourage critical thinking and cultural understanding in the public arena. Founded in 1975 as the National Endowment for the Humanities’ partner in New York State, Humanities New York is the sole statewide proponent of public access to the humanities.
Humanities Centers Initiative (HCI) is an innovative statewide partnership between Humanities New York and a network of humanities centers based at seven New York State universities. Launched in 2012 and supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Whiting Foundation, the HCI supports humanities institutes, faculty, and graduate students in their commitment to public engagement.