Deadline: August 15, 2005
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR KLUGE CENTER FELLOWSHIPS
The Library of Congress (http://www.loc.gov/) invites qualified
scholars to conduct research in the John W. Kluge Center using the
Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of up to
The Kluge Center is located in the Jefferson Building of the Library of
Congress and provides attractive work and discussion space for scholars.
Residents have easy access to the library's specialized staff and to
the intellectual community of Washington.
The Kluge Center especially encourages humanistic and social science
research that makes use of the library's large and varied collections.
Interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, or multi-lingual research is
particularly welcome. Among the collections available to researchers
are the world's largest law library and outstanding multi-lingual
collections of books and periodicals. Special collections of
manuscripts, maps, music, films, recorded sound, prints, and
photographs are also available.
Scholars who have received a terminal advanced degree within the past
seven years in the humanities, social sciences, or in a professional
field such as architecture or law are eligible to apply. Exceptions may
be made for individuals without continuous academic careers. Applicants
may be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals. For applicants whose native
language is not English, there must be evidence that the applicant is
fluent in English.
Up to twelve Kluge Fellowships will be awarded annually. Fellowships
are tenable for periods from six to eleven months, at a stipend of
$4,000 per month.
Visit the Library of Congress Web site for complete fellowship program
information and application procedures Location: USA