Thursday, January 30, 2014

Research Fellowships from the John Carter Brown Library and the Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice at Brown University

Via H-Law, we have the following announcement:
The John Carter Brown Library (JCB) and The Center for the Study of Slavery and Justice (CSSJ) at Brown University invite applications for a joint JCB/CSSJ residential research fellowship for the academic year 2014-2015.
The fellowship is open to those who have recently completed their PhDs*, assistant professors, as well as independent scholars who are working on any topic to do with the history of slavery and abolition that might benefit from extended access to the collections of the JCB, in particular, and from other collections on Brown's campus, including that of the John Hay Library.

The JCB/CSSJ Fellow would be expected to be a regular participant in the activities sponsored by both host organizations, and would be eligible for  housing in the JCB's fellows' residence, Fiering House, located just four blocks from the Library and five blocks from the CSSJ. The JCB/CSSJ Fellow will have the opportunity to teach a course in a department at Brown that would align with the fellow's research interests, using materials from the JCB collections.

The stipend for the fellowship is $45,000, with residency required from Sept. 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015.

Deadline for submission of all materials is February 15, 2014.

For more about the John Carter Brown Library and its collections, please visit
Application Instructions are available here.