Applications are solicited from the standing faculty of humanities and aligned departments for five research fellowships of $5,000 each for the 2000-2001 year. Successful applicants will be designated "Faculty Research Fellows" of the Humanities Forum, and will be expected to participate in a weekly seminar, along with the five Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows, five Community Research Fellows from area colleges, and interested Penn faculty and students. Faculty Fellows must be carrying out research related to the Forum's topic for 2000-2001, "Style," and may use their funds for any materials or activities furthering their investigations. In addition to the weekly seminar, Fellows will be welcome to participate in all aspects of the Forum's rich program of events surrounding "Style."
For a description of "Style" as a yearly research topic, applicants may consult the Forum's website, humanities.sas.upenn.edu. Proposals should include a C.V. and a one-page research proposal, and should be received on paper no later than Monday, March 6, 2000, at the Penn Humanities Forum, 116 Bennett Hall/6273, or electronically at humanities@sas.
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