This visiting fellowship, a joint initiative of The American Trust for the British Library (ATBL) and Houghton Library, supports a research project in any discipline of the Humanities, Social Sciences or Arts drawing on primary source materials in the collections of both the British Library and Houghton.
The Fellow will receive a $5,000 stipend and is expected to be in residence at the British Library and Houghton Library for two weeks each in 2023–2024.
- The Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens, 18 years or older, resident in the U.S. or abroad.
- Doctoral students, post-doctoral, academics and independent scholars, as well as curators, and library, archive and museum professionals, are welcome to apply.
- Harvard students or faculty, or persons living within commuting distance of Houghton Library are not eligible to apply.
The application deadline is Friday, January 20, 2023.
For further details and to apply, visit the ATBL website.
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Dr. Ben Wright, Associate Professor of History, University of Texas at Dallas
Empire of Souls: The United States, Britain, and West Africa
Dr. Lauren Eriks Cline, Assistant Professor of English at Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia Restaging Race: Victorian Spectators and Imperial Performance Narrative
Atesede Makonnen, Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of English, Johns Hopkins University The Actual Sight of the Thing: Visualizing Blackness in Nineteenth Century British Culture