A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts will next award an A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship for the award period September 2020–August 2022 with an application deadline of October 15, 2019. Notice will be provided closer to that time, and this page will be updated with the eligibility requirements.
The Center currently offers one postdoctoral fellowship biennially for two consecutive academic years. The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will reside in Washington. During both years of a two-year residency the A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow carries out research and writing for publication and designs and directs an intensive weeklong seminar for the seven predoctoral fellows in residence at the Center. In the second academic year, while continuing research and writing in residence, the fellow is expected to teach one course (advanced undergraduate or graduate) by arrangement at a neighboring university in addition to directing a weeklong seminar for the predoctoral fellows at the Center, which may repeat the one designed and directed in the first academic year.
Field of Study
The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship supports research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts of any period or culture. For appointment to the A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2020–2022, the Center encourages applications in the fields of the visual arts and culture of African Americans, Africa, and the African diaspora.
The A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow will be in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts for two years and will participate fully in the a… read more