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Penn Humanities Forum— Mellon Faculty Research Fellowships
Call for Applications: February 2
December 12, 2006, Volume 53, No. 15

Applications are solicited from standing faculty members in the humanities and allied departments for the Penn Humanities Forum’s 2007-2008 Mellon Faculty Research Fellowships. Available are junior faculty awards of $5,000 disbursed as salary, as well as senior faculty awards of $10,000 paid directly to departments to offset the cost of a course release.

Fellows must be engaged in research directly related to Origins, the Forum’s topic for 2007-2008 and are expected to participate in the Forum’s weekly Mellon Research Seminar held on Tuesdays, noon-2 p.m. Please consult the Forum’s website for Origins topic details: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/topics07.shtml.

Applications should take the form of a title and two-page description of the Origins research to be undertaken during the fellowship year together with an up-to-date C.V. These should be delivered to the Associate Director of the Forum, Jennifer Conway, no later than Friday, February 2, 2007 (Room 207, 3619 Locust Walk/6213; e-mail: conwayj@sas.upenn.edu, telephone: (215) 898-8220).

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