Description The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress in Washington DC awards postgraduates with an 8-month fellowship to research cultural traditions. The Alan Lomax Fellows Program provides an opportunity for concentrated use of materials from the Lomax Collection and other collections of the Library of Congress, through full-time residency at the Library. The program supports research projects in different disciplines, with particular emphasis on the traditional music, dance, and narrative of the United States, England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Spain, and the Caribbean, as well as methodologies for their documentation and analysis. The program's goal is to support interdisciplinary and publishable research that will utilize the materials in the Lomax Collection. Fellows can also participate in Kluge Center events.
Award Amount Monthly stipend of $4,200 for up to 8 months.
Disciplines Humanities. Social Sciences. School of Arts and Architecture. Anthropology, ethnomusicology, ethnography, ethno-history, dance, folklore and folklife, history, literature, linguistics, and movement analysis.
Academic Level Postdoctoral Scholar.
Citizenship No citizenship requirements.
Requirements The PhD degree, or equivalent terminal degree is preferred. CV. Abstract. Statement of proposed research. An explanation of why the Library of Congress is the required venue for the applicant's research. Bibliography. 3 references from people who have read the proposal. Fellows are also expected to make at least 1 public presentation about their research.
Award Type Fellowship/Grant
Contact The Alan Lomax Fellowship in Folklife Studies The John W. Kluge Center/Office of Scholarly Programs Library of Congress, LJ-120 101 Independence Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20540-4860 (202) 707-3302
Last Updated 6/15/2015 11:27:00 AM
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