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Visiting Faculty Fellowship Application

2017/2018 William S. Vaughn Visiting Fellowship

"Telling Stories: Modes, Media, and Meanings" 

Instructions for Applicants

Please submit the following: (1) the Center’s online application form where you will upload your curriculum vitae  of no more than five pages and your 1,000 word project description (approximately four double-spaced pages.) Your project proposal must be related to the Fellows Program theme. You may wish to discuss how your current research will fit into the interdisciplinary academic program at the Center.  (2) the online financial statement 

Letters of Recommendation. It is your responsibility to have three letters of recommendation sent to us by the application deadline. Your referees should comment not only upon your project, but also on how your work would contribute to the faculty seminar on "Telling Stories: Modes, Media, and Meanings."

Deadline. Applications and letters of recommendation must be submitted no later than January 18, 2017. Materials may be submitted online and recommendations may be emailed to Warren Center seminar coordinator Emma Furman  or posted to the Warren Center at:

Fellowship Program
Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities
Vanderbilt University
VU Station B 351534
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37235-1534

Questions? Please feel free to contact Mona Frederick, executive director of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, if you have questions pertaining to the visiting fellowship,