NEH Fellowship

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NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AT ACOR

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) offers maximum single award of ten months for a scholar who has a Ph.D. or has completed his or her professional training.

Fields of research include, but not limited to: modern and classical languages, linguistics, literature, history, jurisprudence, philosophy, archaeology, heritage studies, comparative religion, ethics, and the history, criticism, and theory of the arts. Social and political scientists are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals living in the U.S. three years immediately preceding the application deadline. The award for ten months is $50,000 of which $32,000 is for stipend and travel and the remainder is for ACOR room and board. Shorter award periods are prorated accordingly (i.e., six months award for $30,000 includes $19,200 for stipend and travel); residency at ACOR is required. The award must be used between June 15, 2020 and December 31, 2021. Funding for this fellowship provided by the National Endowment of the Humanities Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutes (FPIRI).

Click here to apply for this fellowship

Deadline for application is February 1, 2020

Applicants will be notified by April 15, 2020.

ACOR is an equal opportunity organization.

NEH Fellows

  • Christine Sargent, NEH Fellow, Spring 2020
    by ACOR on February 14, 2020 at 7:00 am

    Christine Sargent is the Spring 2019–2020 ACOR-NEH fellow and an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver. During her ACOR fellowship, Dr. Sargent will be working on her first ethnographic monograph, which is based on her Ph.D. dissertation. Dr. Sargent began research for this project in 2013–2014, with support from the University… Read more The post Christine Sargent, NEH Fellow, Spring 2020 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Bridget Guarasci, NEH Fellow, Spring 2019
    by ACOR on February 24, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Bridget Guarasci is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She is an NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Fellow at ACOR for spring 2019. During her fellowship Dr. Guarasci is completing a book manuscript on the wartime restoration of Iraq’s marshes, preliminarily titled Warzone Ecologies: Iraq’s Marshes on… Read more The post Bridget Guarasci, NEH Fellow, Spring 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Light from the East
    by ACOR on December 14, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Dr. Gary Rollefson, anthropologist and recent National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellow at ACOR, writes below about his ongoing research in the desolate Black Desert of eastern Jordan.  In 1980, Alison Betts, a doctoral student at the time, invited me to Jordan’s Black Desert to see what her research area looked like. After climbing to… Read more The post Light from the East appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert? — An ACOR Video Lecture
    by ACOR on November 16, 2017 at 7:00 am

    The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds. This video was adapted from the October 2017 public lecture delivered at ACOR by Dr. Gary Rollefson, ACOR-NEH Fellow and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College.  Dr. Rollefson’s recent… Read more The post Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert? — An ACOR Video Lecture appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • The Internet and Social Media in Jordan’s Information Age—An ACOR Video Lecture
    by ACOR on October 8, 2017 at 7:00 am

    The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds. This video was adapted from the September 2017 public lecture delivered at ACOR by Dr. Geoffrey Hughes, ACOR-NEH Fellow and Fellow at the London School of Economics, whose research interests are focused on… Read more The post The Internet and Social Media in Jordan’s Information Age—An ACOR Video Lecture appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

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