The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 17.0864 Monday, 2 October 2006
Date: Saturday, 30 Sep 2006 14:57:05 -0300
Subject: Bibliographical Society of America 2007 Fellowship Program
The Bibliographical Society of America
2007 Fellowship Program Announcement
The Bibliographical Society of America (BSA) invites applications for
its annual short-term fellowship program, which supports bibliographical
inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in
publishing history. Eligible topics may concentrate on books and
documents in any field, but should focus on the book or manuscript (the
physical object) as historical evidence. Such topics may include
establishing a text or studying the history of book production,
publication, distribution, collecting, or reading. Enumerative listings
do not fall within the scope of this program.
Among the BSA Fellowships offered each year are a number of named awards
funded through generous contributions from members of the
* The Folter Fellowship in the History of Bibliography
* The Katharine Pantzer Fellowship in the British Book
* The McCorison Fellowship for the History and Bibliography
of Printing in Canada and the United States: the Gift of
Donald Oresman ($2,000);
* The Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the
History of the Book in the Americas ($2,000).
Applicants need not apply for a specific named fellowship to be
eligible, although if their research falls within the scope of a
particular award they may wish to shape their project description
BSA Fellowships may be held for one or two months. The program is open
to applicants of any nationality, with or without current academic
affiliation. Fellows will be paid a stipend of up to $2,000 per month
(for up to two months) in support of travel, living, and research expenses.
Applications for this program, including three letters of reference,
must be received on or before 1 December 2006. No applications will be
accepted after that date. Completed application packages may be
submitted via e-mail attachment using the word-processing form
(preferred) <http://www.bibsocamer.org/Fellowships/Email_app.doc>, or
via post using the PDF print-out form
application instructions may be found on the forms themselves.
Prospective applicants unable to download submission forms may contact
the executive secretary for application material as well as additional
information about the program: BSA Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 1537,
Lenox Hill Station, New York, NY 10021, e-mail bsa(at)bibsocamer.org.
Any questions about the submission procedure may be directed to David
Gants, Chair of the Fellowship Committee, dgants(at)unb.ca.
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