American Antiquarian Society Visiting Academic Fellowships, 2011-2012 - Worcester, Mass. - Deadline: Jan. 15, 2011

> American Antiquarian Society Visiting Academic Fellowships, 2011-2012
> The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) invites applications for its 2011-12 visiting
academic fellowships. At least three AAS-National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships
will be awarded for periods extending from four to twelve months. Long-term fellowships
are intended for scholars beyond the doctorate; senior and mid-career scholars are
particularly encouraged to apply. Over thirty short-term fellowships will be awarded for one to
three months.
> The short-term grants are available for scholars holding the Ph.D. and for doctoral
candidates engaged in dissertation research, and offer a stipend of $1850/month. Special
short-term fellowships support scholars working in the history of the book in American
culture, in the American eighteenth century, and in American literary studies, as well as in
studies that draw upon the Society's preeminent collections of graphic arts, newspapers, and
periodicals. Accommodations are available for visiting fellows in housing owned by AAS.
> The deadline for applications is January 15, 2011.
> For further details about the fellowships, as well as application materials, please
consult our website
> The AAS is a research library whose collections focus on American history, literature,
and culture from the colonial era through 1876. The Society's collections are national
in scope, and include manuscripts, printed works of all kinds, newspapers and periodicals,
photographs, lithographs, broadsides, sheet music, children's literature, maps, city
directories and almanacs, and a wide range of ephemera. Of particular interest to members of
SHARP is our extensive collection of materials related to the history of publishing and the
book trades in the U.S. and Canada.
> For detailed descriptions of the collections, please consult our guidebook, Under Its
Generous Dome, available online at
> Paul J. Erickson
> Director of Academic Programs
> American Antiquarian Society
> 508-471-2158