RITM Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellowship (Spring 2021, Remote)

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

RITM invites artists, media makers, and journalists whose work focuses on race, indigeneity, and/or transnational migration to apply to be a Mellon Arts & Practitioner Fellow during the Spring 2021 term, from February 1 through April 30. 

The Yale Center for the Study of Race, Indigeneity, and Transnational Migration (RITM) is a university-wide, interdisciplinary academic research center that aims to advance rigorous, innovative research and teaching on key topics of historical and contemporary importance. Building upon Yale’s longstanding strengths, RITM fosters intellectual exchanges that cross institutional, disciplinary, and geographic borders; enrich and challenge academic fields; and foreground perspectives often underrepresented in university and policy circles. Through research, teaching, and programming, the Center deepens and transforms scholarship, supports undergraduate and graduate education, and engages local and global audiences.

While the fellowship will be virtual due to COVID-19, and therefore residency in New Haven is not expected, we strive to incorporate Fellows into the Yale University academic community. To accomplish this, we suggest that Fellows identify one or more potential Yale units beyond RITM with which they hope to affiliate. These units might be departments, institutes, museums, libraries, or other campus organizations. Fellows will be asked to meet regularly as a cohort via Zoom and may also have the opportunity to present in classes and other campus-wide lectures or performances. Projects should focus at least in part on issues of race, ethnicity, indigeneity, and/or transnational migration.

Fellowship Details:

- Awardees receive a stipend for a 3-month fellowship from February 1 to April 30, 2021.

- We expect to award between two and four fellowships for the spring 2021 term 

Please review submission rules and requirements below.

Deadline: December 1, 2020

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Application Requirements

  1. Cover letter
  2. Statement of Intent
  3. CV or resume
  4. Portfolio sample
  5. Project Proposal
  6. Potential sponsor name/org(s) *Optional
  7. Awardee must demonstrate that they have their own health insurance

Apply via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/80721

Please contact margaret.katz@yale.edu with any questions.

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