2019-2020 Topic: KINSHIP

Application Deadline: October 15, 2018

The Wolf Humanities Center at the University of Pennsylvania is now accepting applications for its 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities on the general theme of Kinship. The fellowship is open to untenured junior scholars who have received or will receive their Ph.D. (the only eligible terminal degree) between December 2010 and December 2018. You must have your degree in hand or have passed your defense no later than December 2018 to be eligible.

Research proposals from all humanistic disciplines and allied areas (e.g., anthropology, history of science) are eligible, except for educational curriculum building and the performing arts (scholars of performing arts are eligible).

Fellows teach one undergraduate course during the year in addition to conducting their research (must be in residence during the fellowship year: August 1 – May 31). Stipend: $56,225 plus single-coverage health insurance and a $3,000 research fund.

Full fellowship guidelines, downloadable application, and Kinship topic description: wolfhumanities.upenn.edu.