Archive for the 'January 2013' Category

Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry Fellowship

Deadline: January 6,  2013 (announcement of next competition in November) Length: 2 years Comments: Theme for 2013-14: “Constituting Wholes” in Tension/Spanning core project; “Applicants from all disciplines holding a university degree are welcome to apply” URL:

Colby Visiting Assistant Professorship in English (Poetry)

Deadline: January 15, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: seeking candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence and publications in the field of creative writing, poetry.; “High priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence, publications, and completed MFA or terminal M.A.” URL:

Columbia INTERACT Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Studies

Deadline: January 30, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: “Candidates from all East Asian disciplines and areas of study are welcome to apply”; must have received PhD in the spring of 2008 or thereafter, but no later than June 30, 2013 URL:

LMU Munich/Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society Postdoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: January 31 Length: 3-12 months Comments: Preferred research and writing areas for 2012-13: Environmental Ethics, Politics, and Movements; Ecological Imperialism; Resource Use and Conservation URL:

Asian Civilizations Museum Research Fellowship Grants

Deadline: January 2013 in last application cycle Length: 9 months Comments: For “work in the areas of Peranakan material culture, Confucianism, or Christianity in Asia (up to 1800)”; should have PhD or be in final stages of dissertation URL:

Yale Pettit Doctoral Fellowship in LGBT Studies

Deadline: January 15, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: To support “a dissertation in LGBT Studies, with lesbian studies as its focus” URL:

Harvard Postdoctoral Fellowship in Japanese Studies

Deadline: January 2, 2013 Length: 1 year Comments: “The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University will offer several postdoctoral fellowships in Japanese studies to recent PhDs of exceptional promise, to give them the opportunity to turn their dissertation into publishable manuscripts.” URL:

Yale MacMillan Center Postdoc in South Asian Studies

Deadline: review begins January 10, 2013 Length: one year, with possibility of renewal for one additional year Comments:  “Candidates must have research and teaching experience relevant to modern and contemporary South Asia, in the humanities or social sciences. Candidates with a PhD in South Asian History and other Humanities including Cinema, Literatures, Music and History […]

Duke Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: January 18, 2013 Length: 2 years Comments: Must complete/have completed doctoral degree between July 1, 2010 and July 1, 2013; U.S. citizens and permanent residents only; “the goal of the program is to increase the diversity of scholars” at Duke and peer institutions URL:

Princeton Library Research Grants

Deadline: January 15 Length: varies, but ordinarily up to 1 month Comments: 4 funds available: Seeger fund for Hellenic Studies; Cotsen Fund for Children’s Literature; Maxwell Fund for work on Portuguese-speaking cultures;and the “Sid Lapidus ’59 Research Fund for Studies of the Age of Revolution and the Enlightenment in the Atlantic World”; “Applications will be considered for […]