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|Posted: 18 Jun 2008, 2:12 pm Post subject: OutHistory Fellowship from CLAGS
|The OutHistory Fellowships Application Deadline: July 15, 2008
The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, in New York City, is pleased to
announce two fellowship awards for OutHistory.org, our LGBTQ history website
Winners will be awarded $2,500 in order to fund the research and development
of a historical exhibit for the website that will uploaded onto the site at
the end of fellowship period.
In the interest of building a deep and broad site that embraces multiple
elements of queer history, OutHistory encourages proposed exhibits on under
researched areas of LGBTQ histories.
Previous experience in historical research and/or LGBTQ studies is a must
and preference be given to independent scholars. Knowledge of internet
technologies is not required CLAGS will provide all necessary technical
assistance and support.
At the end of the fellowship period, the winner will provide CLAGS with a
completed ³exhibit² that will be uploaded onto the OutHistory site.
The final online exhibit will be comprised of 20-25 cohesive historical
entries, available visual or multimedia components, a scholarly introduction
and a final bibliography. Exhibits may exceed these minimum components. We
especially encourage multimedia text, images, sound or other components.
CLAGS will, within reason, cover all licensing permissions for images and
The awardees will also have the opportunity to present their research in a
CLAGS Colloquium at the CUNY Graduate Center.
Award: Two awards each in the amount of $2,500
Application Deadline: July 15, 2008
Final Exhibit Deadline: March 1, 2009
Please make sure to read our General Application Guidelines above in
addition to these guidelines for the OutHistory Fellowship.
Applications must include the following:
1. A cover letter with your contact information (address, phone number, and
e-mail), the title of your project, the name of your recommender, and the
fellowship you are applying for (OutHistory) .
2. A proposal of 3-4 pages, double-spaced, for your historical exhibit.
3. A list of 5-10 possible entry headings for your exhibit and one sample
entry (500-750 words).
4. A curriculum vita.
5. One letter of recommendation.
Letters of recommendation should be sent by email directly from recommenders
to firstname.lastname@example.org. edu, except in special circumstances as described under
the General Fellowship Guidelines above.
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