The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 20152016 research fellowships. More than 50 fellowships will be awarded for projects that require substantial onsite use of the Center's collections, supporting research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music and cultural history.Read more
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The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for its 20142015 research fellowships in the humanities.
[caption id="attachment_41645" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Cover of Eric Gill's 'Twenty-five Nudes' (1938; reprint, London: J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd., 1951); James Salter's notes on possible titles for his novel 'Light Years,' ca. 19745; cover of Paul Hayden Duensing's '25: a quarter-century of triumphs and disasters in the microcosm of the Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing' (Kalamazoo, Mich.: The Private Press and Typefoundry of Paul Hayden Duensing, 1976); signaled message from the Royal Air Force to John Pudney requesting a poem for the organization's 25th anniversary, March 24, 1943; photograph of 25th Street Theater, Waco, ca. 1962."][/caption]
Information about the fellowships and the application process is available online.Read more
[caption id="attachment_40337" align="alignright" width="275" caption="James H. 'Jimmy' Hare crossing the Piave river, 1918, lantern slide; Gordon Conway, 'Red Cross Girl' illustration for Vanity Fair, 1918; Bob Landry, film still from 'A Farewell to Arms,' 1957; Erich Maria Remarque, 'All Quiet on the Western Front,' 1930; Lucile Patterson, National League for Woman's Service World War I military recruiting poster."][/caption]
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 65 research fellowships for 2013-14.Read more