July 10, 2006
by Canadian Architect
The Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art, Concordia University, invites applications for Visiting Research Fellowships for a period of two months to one year, tenable in the period June 1, 2006 to May 31, 2007. The fellowships are open to a variety of individuals working in the area of Canadian art and architectural history. These include university, college or CEGEP faculty, postdoctoral fellows, museum or free-lance curators, art critics and writers, as well as independent art or architectural historians.
The Fellowships are not funded but Fellows will be allocated up to $2,000 for research expenses and will be provided with an office and computer in the Institute. The Fellow will also be given access to the resources of the Institutes Documentation Centre, the Art History department and the facilities of Concordia University. Fellows will also have access to the libraries of Montreal’s three other universities, the various documentation centres in the city and can take advantage of the resources of the city’s several museums.
Applications from visiting researchers will be evaluated on their scholarly merit. Once awarded, Fellows will be expected to participate in the activities of the Institute, as well as to deliver one public lecture or lead a seminar. Applicants are requested to submit a research proposal of a maximum of two pages and a curriculum vitae
The Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art was founded in 1998. It is located in a new Concordia University building in the centre of Montreal and is associated with the Department of Art History of the Faculty of Fine Arts. The Institute supports research projects on Canadian art pertaining to historical, modern, and contemporary periods in order to broaden its understanding at all levels of society. Such initiatives include the publishing of books and various research instruments as well as projects utilizing electronic and image based technologies. It also collaborates with other educational and cultural institutions to promote the study and awareness of Canadian art.
Applications for Visiting Research Fellowships should be addressed to:
Dr. Francois-Marc Gagnon, Chair
Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky
Institute for Studies in Canadian Art
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd West
Room EV 003-731
For more information, please visit http://art-history.concordia.ca/institute_site/en/about_invite.html.