External Funding

The following is a list of major dissertation research funding opportunities. This list is not meant to be exhaustive; it is heavily geared towards humanities and social science graduate students, and is meant as a general purpose resource. It is not our intention to replace or replicate the opportunities made available to you through the fellowships offices of your home institutions; it is, rather, an additional resource at your disposal. Please be sure to regularly consult your fellowships offices at your home institutions for dissertation research funding opportunities.

FULL-YEAR GRANTS

 

SHORT-TERM GRANTS

NON-GEOGRAPHICAL

 

GEOGRAPHICAL

 

FRANCE

 

UNITED STATES

North

New England

Delaware

Massachusetts

New York

Pennsylvania  

Rhode Island

Washington DC

South

Alabama

Georgia

Kentucky

Louisiana

North Carolina

South Carolina

Virginia

Midwest

Illinois

Kansas

Michigan

Missouri

West

California

The Huntington

Oregon

Texas

Upcoming Events

Method, Madness, and Montage: From Aby Warburg to A Beautiful Mind

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W.J.T. Mitchell,
Professor of English and Art History, University of Chicago
August 29
DML 241
4pm
 

 

 

 


 

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Visual Culture and the Future of the Humanities

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August 29-30
University of Southern California
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Petrified Vision, Animate Wood: On the Photography of African Sculpture
 
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Megan Luke
Assistant Professor of Art History, USC
Tuesday, September 9
7-9PM
 

 


 

VSRI Back to School Graduate Student Lunch
 
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September 10
12:30-2:00pm
University Club
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Celebrating New Publications from the VSRI
 
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Tuesday, September 16
12:30-2:00PM
SOS 250
 

 


 

Depicting Spanish American Nature
 
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Thursday, September 18
12-2PM
SOS 250
 

 


 

VSRI Postdoc Welcome Reception
 
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Wednesday, October 1
4:00-5:30PM
Doheny Memorial Library 240
 

 


 

The Eternal Child: On Expecatations in the History of Photography
 
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Jan von Brevern 
Postdoctoral Researcher, Art History Department
Freie Universität Berlin
Tuesday, October 7 
7-9pm
 

 


 

VSGC Grant Writing Workshop
 
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Saturday, October 11
9:00AM-5:00PM
SOS 250
 

 


 

Building Cinematic Worlds: Production Design in 20th-Century American Film
 
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Monday, October 20
4-6PM
Doheney Memorial Library, Herklotz Room
 

 


 

Of(f) Museums: The Presentation of Anthropological Photographs in the Open Air
 
 
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Beatrice von Bismarck, Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Cultures of the Curatorial Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig
Friday, November 14
12-2PM
SOS 250
 

 


 

The Gay Essay
 
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Tuesday, November 18
Discussion from 7-8pm followed by a reception from 8-9pm
Brown Auditorium, LACMA
 
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