Appel à candidature : « Art History Fellowships – Metropolitan Museum of Art »

The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers fellowships in art history for PhD candidates, postdoctoral researchers, and senior museum professionals. Predoctoral art history fellows can be asked to assist the hosting curatorial departments with projects that complement their approved scholarly subject. Not all departments request this assistance. Senior fellows are generally expected to spend all of their time on their approved fellowship projects. However, if a senior fellow would like to contribute a portion of his or her time to the department it is usually welcomed. Fellows may be asked to give gallery talks to the public during their fellowship term and will be expected to participate in a fellows . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Getty Library Research Grants – Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles »

The Getty Research Institute invites applications for its Library Research Grants. Getty Library Research Grants provide partial, short-term support for costs relating to travel and living expenses to scholars whose research requires use of specific collections housed in the Getty Research Institute.

Eligibility Library Research Grants are intended for scholars of all nationalities and at any level who demonstrate a compelling need to use materials housed in the Research Library, and whose place of residence is more than eighty miles from the Getty Center. Projects must relate to specific items in the library collection.

Terms Library Research Grants are intended to provide partial support for costs relating to travel and living expenses. Grants . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Fellowship Program at the Clark Art Institute, 2013-2014 »

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute combines a public art museum with a complex of research and academic programs, including a major art history library. The Clark is an international center for discussion on the nature of art and its history.

Clark Fellowships

The Clark offers between fifteen and twenty Clark Fellowships each year, ranging in duration from six weeks to ten months. National and international scholars, critics, and museum professionals are welcome to propose projects that extend and enhance the understanding of the visual arts and their role in culture.

Stipends are dependent on salary and sabbatical replacement needs. Housing in the Institute’s Scholars’ Residence, located across the street from the . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « International Travel Grant Program – College Art Association (CAA) »

The CAA International Travel Grant Program, generously supported by the Getty Foundation, provides funding to twenty art historians, museum curators, and artists who teach art history to attend the 102nd Annual Conference, taking place February 12–15, 2014, in Chicago. The grant covers travel expenses, hotel accommodations, per diems, conference registrations, and one-year CAA memberships. For 2014, CAA will offer a one-day preconference meeting on February 11 for grant recipients to present and discuss their common professional interests and issues.

The goal of the program is to increase international participation in CAA and to diversify the organization’s membership, which now includes members from seventy-five nations. CAA also strives to familiarize international participants with the submission process for conference sessions and to foster . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Bourse de la Société Malevitch 2013 »

The Malevich Society is pleased to announce its call for 2013 grant applications.The Malevich Society is a not-for-profit organization based in New York dedicated to advancing knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich and his work.

In the belief that Malevich was a pioneer of modern art who should be recognized for his key contributions to the history of Modernism, the Society awards grants to encourage research, writing, and other activities relating to his history and memory.

The Society welcomes applications from scholars of any nationality, and at various stages of their career. Graduate students are welcome to apply to the Society’s grants after completing at least one year . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « John H. Daniels Fellowship, National Sporting Library & Museum, Middleburg, Virginia »

The National Sporting Library & Museum seeks applications for the John H. Daniels Fellowship which supports scholars doing research in the area of equestrian, angling and field sports. Individuals from the disciplines of history, literature, equine studies, journalism, art history, anthropology, area studies as well as sport and environmental history have received Daniels Fellowships.

The John H. Daniels Fellowship supports scholars at the National Sporting Library & Museum for periods of two weeks to one year. Applicants must submit a formal application demonstrating how they will utilize the NSLM collections of books, periodicals, manuscripts, archival materials and fine art for research. The NSLM has over 24,000 volumes on equestrian, angling and . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Visiting Senior Fellowship Program, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. »

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts announces its program for Paul Mellon and Ailsa Mellon Bruce Visiting Senior Fellowships. Fellowships are for full-time research, and scholars are expected to reside in Washington and to participate in the activities of the Center throughout the fellowship period. Lectures, colloquia, and informal discussions complement the fellowship program. Each visiting senior fellow is provided with a study. In addition, visiting senior fellows who relocate to Washington are provided with housing in apartments near the Gallery, subject to availability. Visiting senior fellows have access to the notable resources represented by the collections, the library, and the image collections of the National Gallery of Art, as . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Anne van Biema Fellowship, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. »

The Anne van Biema Fellowship was established by bequest to promote excellence in research and publication on the Japanese visual arts. Fellowships support research at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Research proposals are evaluated in terms of merit, originality, methodology, and potential for significant publication that will advance scholarly and public understanding of the Japanese visual arts. Interdisciplinary proposals with a primary focus on Japanese visual arts are considered.

Awards are made to scholars at the post-doctoral or equivalent professional level for periods of two to nine months, and are not renewable. The maximum stipend of $33,750 for nine months will . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « 2013-2014 Fellowships at the New-York Historical Society, New York »

The New-York Historical Society offers eight fellowships for the 2013-2014 academic year. Designed to encourage and promote the use of its extraordinary collections of primary and secondary sources relating to the history of New York and the nation, the fellowships are open to scholars at various times during their academic

The New-York Historical Society, founded in 1804, holds a unique collection of books, manuscripts, graphic materials, decorative objects, and works of art. New-York Historical’s Patricia D. Klingenstein Library comprises more than 350,000 books, three million manuscripts, and distinctive collections of maps, photographs, prints, and ephemera documenting the history of America from the perspective of New York. Fellows will be encouraged to explore the . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Research Fellowships in the Humanities, Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin »

The Harry Ransom Center, an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, annually awards over 50 fellowships to support projects that require substantial onsite use of its collections. The fellowships support research in all areas of the humanities, including literature, photography, film, art, the performing arts, music, and cultural history. ONE TO THREE MONTH FELLOWSHIPS ($3,000 per month) One to three month fellowships are available for post-doctorates or independent scholars whose projects require extensive work with the Ransom Center’s collections.

TRAVEL STIPENDS ($1,700 for INTERNATIONAL) Travel stipends are available for post-doctorates or independent scholars whose projects require less than one month’s work with the . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Wolfsonian–FIU Fellowship Program, Wolfsonian-Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida »

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University announces its fellowship program for 2013-14. The Wolfsonian is a museum and research center in Miami Beach, Florida, USA, that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. Its fellowship program is intended to support research on the museum’s collection, generally for periods of three to four weeks. Fellowships include a stipend, accommodations, and round-trip travel. The timing of dates will be negotiated with individual awardees. The program is open to holders of master’s or doctoral degrees, Ph.D. candidates, and to others who have a significant record of professional achievement in relevant fields. Scholars from outside of the United States are eligible.

The focus of the Wolfsonian collection . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Winterthur Research Fellowship Program, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Delaware »

Winterthur, a public museum, library, and garden supporting the advanced study of American art, culture, and history, announces its Research Fellowship Program for 2013-14. Winterthur offers an extensive program of short- and long-term fellowships open to academic, independent, and museum scholars, including advanced graduate students, to support research in material culture, architecture, decorative arts, design, consumer culture, garden and landscape studies, Shaker studies, travel and tourism, the Atlantic World, childhood, literary culture, and many other areas of social and cultural history. Fellowships available to foreign applicants include 1-2 semester dissertation fellowships and 1-2 month short-term fellowships.

Dissertation Fellowship

Doctoral candidates conducting research or writing a dissertation receive four- to nine-month fellowships. Stipend: up . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C »

Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art at the Smithsonian American Art Museum seek to foster a cross-cultural dialogue about the history of art of the United States up to 1980. They support work by scholars from abroad who are researching American art or by U.S. scholars who are investigating international contexts for American art. Fellowships are residential and support full-time independent and dissertation research for one year. Fellows receive research and travel allowances, plus a stipend of $30,000 for predoctoral fellows and $45,000 for senior or postdoctoral fellows.

Qualifications and Selection: Applications for the Terra Foundation Fellowships in American Art will be evaluated on the basis of the proposal’s merit and the . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature « Long-term Fellowships, Newberry Library, Chicago »

Long-term fellowships are available to post-doctoral scholars who want to be in residence at the Newberry for periods of four to twelve months. Applicants for post-doctoral awards must hold a PhD at the time of application (unless otherwise noted). These grants support individual research and promote serious intellectual exchange through active participation in the Newberry’s scholarly activities, including a biweekly fellows’ seminar. The stipends for these fellowships are $4,200 per month; awardees must indicate in their applications how many months they intend to be in residence at the Newberry. Applicants may combine these fellowship awards with sabbatical or other stipendiary support. Scholars may apply for any of the long-term fellowships using . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship – Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), Washington D.C. »

 

Figurant parmi les organisations les plus prestigieuses dans le domaine de l’histoire de l’art aux États-Unis, le Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts est actuellement rattaché à la National Gallery of Art à Washington D.C. Bien que leurs bourses pour les doctorants ne soient pas disponibles aux étudiants étrangers, les programmes de post-doctoral fellowships, de senior fellowships, et de visiting senior fellowships n’ont aucune restriction de nationalité. Ci-joint est l’information pour la bourse post-doctorale, bien que vous pouvez consulter le site Web du CASVA si vous avez soutenu votre thèses avant 2007.

A. W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2013–2015

The Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize »

The Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize recognizes excellent scholarship by a non-U.S. scholar in the field of historical American art (circa 1500-1980). Manuscripts should advance understanding of American art, demonstrating new findings and original perspectives. The prize-winning essay will be translated and published in American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s scholarly journal. We are pleased to announce an increased and enhanced prize award this year: the winner will receive a $1,000 cash award and a $2,000 travel stipend to give a presentation in Washington, D.C., and meet with museum staff and fellows. This prize is supported by funding from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

The aim of the award is to stimulate and actively support . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « CAA International Travel Grant Program »

The CAA International Travel Grant Program, generously supported by the Getty Foundation, provides funding to twenty art historians, museum curators, and artists who teach art history to attend the 101st Annual Conference, taking place February 13–16, 2013, in New York. The grant covers travel expenses, hotel accommodations, per diems, conference registrations, and one-year CAA memberships. For 2013, CAA will offer preconference meetings on February 11 and 12 for grant recipients to present and discuss their common professional interests and issues.

The goal of the program is to increase international participation in CAA and to diversify the organization’s membership (presently seventy-two countries are represented). CAA also wishes to familiarize international participants with the submission process for conference sessions and to expand . . . → En lire plus

Visas pour les Etats-Unis

Outre la candidature elle-même, l’un des aspects les plus difficiles dans la recherche d’un stage international concerne l’obtention du visa. Anna Smith, Directrice du Programme des Echanges Culturels à l’Agence de délivrance des Visa « International Arts & Artists » a bien voulu répondre à nos questions concernant ces procédures. Ci-dessous, un compte rendu de notre entretien, enrichi quelques commentaires en italique.

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De quel visa a-t’on besoin pour un poste d’enseignant-chercheur aux Etats-Unis?

Cela dépend du poste, mais pour un poste au sein d’organismes artistiques et de musées par exemple, il vous faudra un « J1 Exchange Visitor Visa ». Ce visa donne droit . . . → En lire plus

Appel à candidature : « Bourse de la Société Malevitch 2012 »

The Malevich Society is pleased to announce its grant competition for the year 2012. The Malevich Society is a not-for-profit organization based in New York City dedicated to advancing knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich and his work.

In the belief that Malevich was a pioneer of modern art, and should be recognized for his key contributions to the history of Modernism, the Society awards grants to encourage research, writing, and other activities relating to his history and memory.

The Society welcomes applications from scholars of any nationality, and at various stages of their career. Graduate students are welcome to apply to the Society’s grants after completing at least one . . . → En lire plus

Practicing your English… gratuit!

L’une des clés pour profiter d’une bonne expérience pendant un stage ou une bourse à l’étranger est de développer ses compétences de communication. Cela ne signifie pas la perfection… vous ferez inévitablement des erreurs ! Mais pratiquer la langue vous aidera à vous sentir détendu, calme et confiant avant votre départ.

Trouver des opportunités gratuites de pratiquer l’anglais n’est pas nécessairement facile en France. Bien que lire et écouter des programmes télé ou des films est utile, rien ne vaut des conversations en direct. Ci-dessous, deux voix possibles :

– La première option est http://www.conversationexchange.com/, un service gratuit qui vous aide à rencontrer d’autres personnes qui veulent pratiquer leurs compétences linguistiques. . . . → En lire plus