The University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for the position of History Department Chair, with appointment beginning in September 1998. Qualifications include a distinguished scholarly record in any field of history, meriting appointment as full professor; demonstrated administrative ability; and a desire to lead a 35-member department strongly committed to excellence in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Send nominations and applications by November 17, 1997. Please include a letter of application, a CV, and a list of five references. Materials and inquiries should be sent to William Frawley, Chair, Search Committee, Dept. of History, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. Telephone: 302-831-6806. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information about the Department can be found at www.udel.edu/clio/.
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Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships
Fellowships to encourage the academic g growth of promising humanists with recent Ph.D. degrees. Fellows spend a year at Cornell teaching half-time in a department and pursuing their research. Applicants must have received the Ph.D. after September 1992, and must be citizens of the United States or Canada or hold permanent residency cards. Fields for the 1998/1999 academic year are: Asian Studies, Linguistics, Government, Art History, Philosophy, and Women's Studies. Stipend: $30,000. Deadline: January 3, 1998. For further information write: Agnes Sirrine, The Society for the Humanities, 27 East Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853. Or call: (607) 255-9274. Due to the winter holidays, the office will be closed between December 20 and January 5; therefore, applications will be unavailable after December 18.
Fellowships from Cornell University
Resident Postdoctoral Fellowships for the 1998-99 academic year. Applications must be postmarked on or before October 21, 1997. Applicants must have completed the Ph.D. by the time of application, and have one or more years of college teaching experience. Applicants must be working on topics related to this year's theme: The Virtual Old and New. Stipend: $32,000. For further information write: Agnes Sirrine, The Society for the Humanities, 27 East Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853, (607) 255-9274.
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship
Term: 1998/99. Themes: Discourses of Development and Progress: Global, Regional, and Local Histories (Fall), Discourses of Development and Progress: The Return of Religion (Spring). Ph.D. in hand, not earlier than May 1993. Stipend $31,000. For information, write Application Coordinator, Center for the Humanities, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT 06459-0069
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Special Programs Include: The Poetry of Wallace Stevens, Louise Bogan at 100, An Evening of The Odyssey, Frederico Garcia Lorca at 100, Chère Maître: The Flaubert-Sand Correspondence, A Martin Luther King Day Tribute to Ralph Ellison Poetry readings are co-sponsored with The Academy of American Poets
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