Job Opening: Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship

job opening - 5Institution: University of Wisconsin – Madison, Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Mellon Postdoctoral Program invites recent PhDs to apply for its three two-year postdoctoral fellowships.

The theme for 2017-2019 applicants is “Translation, Adaptation, Transplantation.” We seek applications from scholars across the humanities and humanistic social sciences whose research addresses theories and practices of translation in intercultural and transcultural contact zones and transnational circulations. Projects may focus on any medium, historical period, or area of the world, including analyses that work across different media or regions of the world. They can treat human or nonhuman communications. Projects might consider the extent to which translation—linguistic, aesthetic, and cultural—is possible, as well as the conditions of its possibility, whether understood as a movement across languages or between language and other modes of representation. Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the movement of works across aesthetic genres and modes; coding and code-switching; the robotic and the manual; signification; vernacularization and nativization; circulation and interruption; transculturation and appropriation; remixing and recycling. Projects might take up or work beyond recent scholarship devoted to contact zones, borderlands, cosmopolitanism, and interpellation.

Complete information about the fellowship, the competition theme, qualifications, and application requirements is available at our website. Applicants should complete the application at https://apply.interfolio.com/36360. All application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2016 to receive full consideration.

Contact:

Questions can be directed to:

Megan Massino
fellows@humanities.wisc.edu
Assistant Director of Scholarly and Academic Programs
Center for the Humanities
University of Wisconsin-Madison
608.890.0013

 

Advertisements

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
This entry was posted in announcements, funding, graduate school, job openings, jobs and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s