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2018-19 Topic: Stuff


Questions? Please email or call Sara Varney (215.746.5940), the Center's Associate Director. 

 

Penn Graduate Student Research Fellowships

The Wolf Humanities Center is currently offering two one-year research fellowships at $2500 each to Penn graduate students in the humanities who are ABD. Students should be conducting dissertation research related to the Center's theme for the year in which the award is granted. Fellows are required to attend the Wolf Humanities Center's Mellon Research Seminar, held Tuesdays from noon–1:50pm* during the academic year, and present their work at one of the sessions. Seminar members also include postdoctoral fellows, faculty from Penn and regional universities, and the Center's director and topic director.

*NOTE: Interested applicants are advised to check well ahead with their department/s to avoid conflicts in scheduling classes and other obligations.


Call for Applications, 2017–2018
Research Topic: Stuff

Application deadline: March 20, 2018

Two $2500 fellowships are available for Penn ABD graduate students in the humanities whose dissertation research relates to Stuff, the Center's topic for 2018-19.

To apply, please submit the following information:

  • Your name and department
  • Project Title
  • Project Abstract (125 words maximum)
  • Project Proposal (approx. 1000 words)
  • Up-to-date c.v.

 Please submit all information to our secure online server as a single PDF, naming your file <your Last name-First name.pdf> (e.g., Franklin-Ben.pdf)

Also required:

  • One confidential letter of recommendation from your dissertation advisor or graduate chair. Please ask your referee to upload their letter to our secure server no later than the application deadline, March 20, 2018.

The Wolf Humanities Center also offers an annual Graduate Research Assistantship for a dissertation-level student in the humanities whose work pertains to the annual topic.