The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC, CUNY Graduate Center) invites applications for two IRADAC/Schomburg Digitization Fellowships.
These $5000 fellowships will be offered to level II or III Graduate Center Ph.D. students with primary research interests in any aspect of the African Diaspora. During the fall semester, students will work closely with staff at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Located in Harlem, the Schomburg Center is recognized as one of the world’s leading research institutions focusing on African-American, African Diaspora, and African experience. Throughout the fall of 2014, fellows will work primarily on-site at the Schomburg assisting staff to identify materials within their extensive collections that might be digitized in order to make them more available to the general public. Early in the spring semester fellows will be required to give informal presentations on their findings.
All applications should be sent in pdf. form via email. To apply please send a letter of interest describing your research focus, a c.v., and a letter of support from your primary advisor to:The Institute for Research on the African Diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean (IRADAC) Email: email@example.com
Letters from advisors should be on program letterhead and should be sent directly to the IRADAC office.
Application Deadline: 4pm, September 19, 2014.