Wolfsonian-FIU Fellowship program

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Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
December 31, 2015
Location: 
Florida, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and industrial and graphic design from the period 1885-1945. The United States, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands are the countries most extensively represented. There are also smaller but significant holdings from a number of other countries, including Austria, Czechoslovakia, France, Japan, the former Soviet Union, and Hungary. The collection includes works on paper (including posters, prints and design drawings), furniture, paintings, sculpture, glass, textiles, ceramics, lighting and other appliances, and many other kinds of objects. The Wolfsonian’s library has approximately 50,000 rare books, periodicals, and ephemeral items.

 

Fellowships are intended to support full-time research, generally for a period of three to five weeks. 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. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their project with the Fellowship Coordinator prior to submission to ensure the relevance of their proposals to the Wolfsonian’s collection. For more information about The Wolfsonian and its collection, visit the website, http://www.wolfsonian.fiu.edu/education/research, call 305-535-2613, or email to research@thewolf.fiu.edu.

The application deadline is December 31, 2015, for residency during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Contact Info: 

Jonathan Mogul

Assistant Director for Research and Academi Programs

The Wolfsonian-Florida International University

1001 Washington Ave.

Miami Beach, FL 33139

305-535-2613

jon@thewolf.fiu.edu

 

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