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Networks/Mobilities: Cornell Society for the Humanities Fellowships

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Timothy Murray <[log in to unmask]>

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Timothy Murray <[log in to unmask]>

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Sun, 27 Jul 2008 00:22:24 -0400

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CORNELL SOCIETY FOR THE HUMANITIES FELLOWSHIPS  2009-2010

Timothy Murray,  Director of the Society for the Humanities, is 
pleased to announce the 2009-2010 research focal theme: 
"Networks/Mobilities." Six to eight Fellows will be appointed. 

Selected Fellows will collaborate with two Senior Scholars in Residence:

Fall 2009
Keller Easterling, Associate Professor of Architecture, Yale 
University.  Easterling is the author of Enduring Innocence: Global 
Architecture and Its Political Masquerades (MIT, 2005); Organization 
Space: Landscapes, Highways and Houses in America (MIT, 2001); a 
laser disk history of suburbia, Call it Home (with Richard Prelinger; 
Voyager, 1991);  American Town Plans (Princeton Architectural Press, 
1993), a web installation, Wildcards: A Game of Orgman and a 
forthcoming book on global infrastructures, Extrastatecraft.

Spring 2010
Brian Massumi, Professor of Communications, University of Montreal. 
Massumi is the author of Parables for the Virtual: Movement, Affect, 
Sensation (Duke University Press, 2002); A User's Guide to Capitalism 
and Schizophrenia: Deviations from Deleuze and Guattari (MIT Press, 
1992); First and Last Emperors: The Absolute State and the Body of 
the Despot (with Kenneth Dean; Autonomedia, 1993); and editor of A 
Shock to Thought: Expression After Deleuze and Guattari (Routledge, 
2002) and The Politics of Everyday Fear (University of Minnesota 
Press, 1993).

Call for Fellowship Applications
The Society for the Humanities invites scholars to reflect upon the 
theme of "Networks/Mobilities" in order to further understanding of 
historical and contemporary flows of peoples, materials, images, and 
ideas across physical and virtual boundaries. Relations of mobility 
and immobility, insofar as they are being reconfigured by 
broad-ranging new technologies of surveillance, detention, and 
legal/administrative regulation, are also germane to the theme. The 
Society encourages applicants to investigate the cultural, social, 
philosophical, and methodological implications of the theme.

In addition to raising wide-ranging historical inquiries and broad 
conceptual and epistemological issues, applicants might ask whether 
the commonplace tropes of diaspora, hybridity, and migration suffice 
for understanding contemporary globalization and shifting patterns of 
social and cultural influences through travel, trade, and migration 
of peoples, goods, and ideas--overland and across water and air. 
While the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean, and the South Pacific have 
been focal sites for analysis of movements over several centuries, 
critical practices and enhanced communications provide additional 
networks of diverse and activated mobilities, from an emergent 
understanding of Islamic civilization to a broader recognition of 
comparative Latin American and Asian cultures and their relation to 
the West.

Of equal interest is the role of digital culture in relation to 
migrations, networking, and global cosmopolitanisms.  Just as ancient 
and early modern technologies of writing have been compounded by 
modernist technologies of vision and sound, from the phonograph to 
the cinema, recent online networks have extended the range of 
cultural mobilities, and with them the cast and reach of experience. 
To what extent might these new mobilities constitute emergent modes 
of embodiment?

Scholars are encouraged to investigate transformations of concepts, 
theories and practices across historical periods, disciplinary 
boundaries, and social contexts.  How might we consider the migration 
of ideas from the humanities and arts to the information and 
biological sciences and vice-versa, or the mobilization of academic 
theories and conceptual networks by activist practices inside and 
outside of the academy. Such migrations, mobilities and networks need 
not be actual but could also be virtual in the mobilizations of ideas 
and artistic practices.

Qualifications
Fellows should be working on topics related to the year's theme. 
Their approach to the humanities should be broad enough to appeal to 
students and scholars in several humanistic disciplines.

Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree before January 1, 
2008.  The Society for the Humanities will not consider applications 
from scholars who received the Ph.D. after this date.  Applicants 
must also have one or more years of teaching experience which may 
include teaching as a graduate student.

Application Procedures
Candidates should inform the Society of their intention to apply by 
returning the attached form immediately. The following application 
materials must be postmarked on or before October 1, 2008. Faxed 
applications will not be accepted.

1.  A curriculum vitae and a copy of one scholarly paper no more than 
35 pages in length.  Applicants who wish to have their materials 
returned should enclose a stamped, self-addressed envelope.

2.  A one-page abstract in addition to a detailed statement of the 
research project the applicant would like to pursue during the term 
of the fellowship (1,000-3,000 words).  Applicants are also 
encouraged to submit a working bibliography for their projects.

3.  A brief (two-page) proposal for a seminar related to the 
applicant's research.  Seminars meet two hours per week for one 
semester (fourteen weeks) and enrollment is limited to fifteen 
graduate students and qualified undergraduate students.

4.  Three letters of recommendation from senior colleagues to whom 
candidates should send their research proposal and teaching proposal. 
Letters of recommendation should include an evaluation of the 
candidate's proposed research and teaching statements.  Please ask 
referees to send their letters directly to the Society.  Letters must 
be postmarked on or before October 1, 2008.

Send applications and letters of recommendation to:
Program Administrator
Society for the Humanities
A.D. White House
27 East Avenue
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-1101

For further information:
Phone: 607-255-9274
Email: [log in to unmask]

http://www.arts.cornell.edu/sochum/fellowships.html

Awards will be announced by the end of December 2008.

Note: Extensions for applications will not be granted.  The Society 
will consider only fully completed applications.  It is the 
responsibility of each applicant to ensure that ALL documentation is 
complete, and that referees submit their letters of recommendation to 
the Society before the closing date.


The Society for the Humanities was established at Cornell University 
in 1966 to support research and encourage imaginative teaching in the 
humanities.  It is intended to be at once a research institute, a 
stimulus to educational innovation, and a continuing society of 
scholars.

In addition to promoting research on central concepts, methods or 
problems in the humanities, the Society for the Humanities seeks to 
encourage serious and sustained discussion between teachers and 
learners at all levels of maturity.

Fellowships
Fellows include scholars from other universities and members of the 
Cornell faculty released from regular duties.  The fellowships are 
held for one academic year.  Each Society Fellow will receive 
$45,000.  Applicants living outside North America are eligible for an 
additional $2000 to assist with travel costs

Fellows spend most of their time at Cornell in research and writing 
but are invited to offer one seminar related to their research.  The 
choice of topic and the mode and level of instruction are at the 
pleasure of the Fellow, but the seminars are generally informal, 
related to the Fellow's research, and open to graduate students, 
suitably qualified undergraduates, and faculty members.  Fellows are 
encouraged to explore topics they would not normally teach and, in 
general, to experiment freely with both the content and the method of 
their courses.
-- 
Timothy Murray
Director, Society for the Humanities
http://www.arts.cornell.edu/sochum/
Curator, The Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art, Cornell Library
http://goldsen.library.cornell.edu
Professor of Comparative Literature and English
A. D. White House
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

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