ACLS Announces 2013-2014 African Humanities Program Fellows
Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Posted by: Robin Wehrlin
Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce 34 fellowship awards to
African scholars in the fifth year of the African Humanities Program (AHP), a
multi-year initiative of annual, international competitions funded by the
Carnegie Corporation of New York. The program is open to humanities scholars in
Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda.
African Humanities Program Dissertation Fellows
African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellows
The AHP is
inspired by a commitment to advancing the humanities as a core component of
higher education in Africa, in the conviction that the humanities are essential
to every society’s progress and development. To revitalize humanistic study AHP
offers fellowships for the completion of Ph.D. dissertations and postdoctoral
projects by early-career scholars. Stipends provide a year free from teaching
for full time dissertation writing or postdoctoral research and writing.
are evaluated by an international committee of senior scholars from African
universities in a rigorous process of peer review.
to fellowships, the AHP organizes two annual Manuscript Development Workshops
for AHP Fellows who have completed book manuscripts.
Humanities Series, a collaboration between the AHP and University of South
Africa Press, publishes selected manuscripts written by AHP Fellows.
materials for the 2013-14 competition will be available in early September. See
the competition announcement (PDF) for details. This year’s deadline
is 1 November 2013.