Sunday, March 18, 2007

NEH Research Fellowship at Saint Louis University, 2007-08
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Saint Louis

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies invites applications for six fellowships of five weeks duration to conduct research in the collections of the Vatican Film Library or in the rare book and manuscript collections of Pius XII Memorial Library at Saint Louis University. The Vatican Film Library holds extensive portions of the Vatican Library’s medieval and Renaissance manuscripts on microfilm. In addition, it has one of the largest collections of microfilmed Jesuit historical documents from the 16th to the 19th centuries.

Applicants must possess an earned doctorate or be a Ph.D.-candidate at the dissertation stage. Topics proposed for research may include any subject in areas such as paleography, codicology, illumination, text editing, history, philosophy, theology, science, literature, scriptural and patristic studies, Roman and Canon law, etc. Highest priority will be given to applicants who can identify specific materials in the collections and who possess the requisite paleographic and linguistic skills to take full advantage of them. Scholars affiliated with St. Louis University or who reside within commuting distance of St. Louis University are not eligible for these fellowships.

Details available here