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Date:         Tue, 21 Oct 2008 06:44:45 +0100
From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.283 pre-doc, 19C lit., at UVa
To: humanist-AT-Princeton.EDU


               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 283.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
  www.kcl.ac.uk/schools/humanities/cch/research/publications/humanist.html
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                     Submit to: humanist-AT-princeton.edu



         Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 06:39:47 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-mccarty.org.uk>
         Subject: pre-doctoral fellowship in 19th c. lit at U.Va.


The Mary and David Harrison Institute for American History,
Literature, and Culture at the University of Virginia Library is
pleased to announce a competition for one pre-doctoral visiting
fellowship in nineteenth-century American Literature for Spring 2009.
The Lillian Gary Taylor Fellowship provides a $5,000 stipend, a
private study in the Harrison Institute, and access to the Albert H.
Small Special Collections Library, as well as the larger U.Va.
Library.  Fellows may choose to conduct research at the Institute from
a period of one to three months, between February and May 2009.  In
order to be considered for the fellowship, applicants must live
outside the state of Virginia.

To apply, please submit a cover letter describing the research to be
conducted at the Institute, including specific reference to rare and
unique materials housed in the Special Collections Library; a c.v.; a
transcript; one letter of recommendation; and one writing sample.
Special consideration will be given to projects that focus on Edgar A.
Poe, whose life and work will be the subject of a major exhibit to
open at the Harrison Institute in March 2009.

Please make three copies of the application and submit them by postal
mail to:

Kelly Miller, Ph.D.
Head of Programs and Public Outreach
Harrison Institute / Rm. 304
P. O. Box 400874
Charlottesville, VA 22904-400874

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, December 5, 2008.

For more information, see:
http://www2.lib.virginia.edu/harrison/residents.html

Questions may be sent to Kelly Miller (kellymiller-AT-virginia.edu
<mailto:kellymiller-AT-virginia.edu>).

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