Category Archives: Italian

Washington University of St. Louis Mark Steinberg Weil Early Career Fellowship in Humanities

Deadline: January 4

Length: 2 years

Comments: “We seek scholars from within a broad range of humanities disciplines or interdisciplinary fields and are especially interested in candidates who bring with them experience in community-based projects, data science in the humanities, and/or the urban humanities.”

URL: Job 35086

McGill University Assistant Professorship in Cultural Analytics

Deadline: December 15

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: The “primary area of specialization in the field of cultural analytics and digital humanities. Candidates may be working in a variety of subfields across the humanities and social sciences, including literature, history, anthropology, music, photography, art history, cinema, linguistics, information studies, and cultural or media studies, and must have a demonstrable research program that uses computational analysis for the study of culture. Special emphasis should be given to methods that connect with critical approaches to cultural study, such as feminist, post-colonial, transnational, Indigenous, queer-, disability-, or race-theoretical, or other approaches that address questions of social justice and/or inequality.


Emory University Visiting/Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Deadline: February 7

Length: 1 year

Comments: “We are interested in supporting the completion of dissertation projects across the spectrum of the humanities that examine the origins, evolution, impact and legacy of race, difference, and the modern quest for civil and human rights. We also support research projects that examine race and ethnicity and its points of intersection with other identities and movements addressing differences along gender, class, religious, or sexual lines.”


Harvard University Mahindra Center Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018-19

Deadline: December 1

Length: 1 year

Comments: Theme is “migration and the humanities.” ” The issues the seminar will explore include: the ethics of hospitality; modes of cosmopolitanism; negotiation of cultural “differences” under duress; the role played by interpretation and cultural translation in enhancing processes of social integration.” Must have earned PhD after May 2014 and before or during August 2017.


Princeton University Institute for International and Regional Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: January 9

Length: 12 months

Comments: “Postdoctoral associates would participate in the activities of the PIIRS research community ‘Migration: People and Cultures across Borders.’” Focus will be “primarily on contemporary concerns, although historical perspectives are also welcome. Among the themes of interest are migration and the politics of nationhood (including identities, race, gender issues, and borders); statelessness and refugees; language, culture, and the arts.


University of California-Santa Cruz Visiting Assistant Professorship in Italian Literature

Deadline: March 14

Length: 1 year with possible renewal for a 2nd

Comments: “We seek a scholar in comparative literary and cultural studies with competence in Italian and one (or more) additional language literature(s) relevant to the candidate’s intellectual focus. Period open (excluding Renaissance/early modern), but teaching and research expertise in Dante is desirable. Research areas may also include: poetry, prose fiction and drama; visual culture; Mediterranean Studies; material culture; travel; twentieth- and twenty-first century literature; cinema and new media; migration, diaspora, colonialism and post-colonialism; communism, fascism; social movements; relations between Italy and Africa, Asia, and the Middle East; gender, race and sexuality; or digital humanities.”


University of Pittsburgh Dietrich Center Postdoctoral Fellowship 2017-18

Deadline: February 13

Length: 1 year

Comments: Must apply to one of the following departments: Classics;  Communication;  East Asian Languages and Literatures;  English;  Film Studies; French and Italian Languages and Literatures;  Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies;  German;  Hispanic Languages and Literatures;  History and Philosophy of Science;  History of Art and Architecture; Linguistics;  Medieval and Renaissance Studies;  Music;  Philosophy;  Religious Studies;  Slavic Languages and Literatures;  Theatre Arts

Must have received PhD on or after September 1, 2015, and have defended by June 1, 2017.


Pennsylvania State University Multiple Tenure-track Positions

Deadline: Open until filled

Length: Tenure-track

Comments: “The Pennsylvania State University College of the Liberal Arts, University Park campus,invites applicants for tenure-track appointments beginning Fall 2016 in the following departments and programs: African Studies; African American Studies; Anthropology; Applied Linguistics; Asian Studies; Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies; Communication Arts and Sciences; Comparative Literature; Criminology; Economics; English; French and Francophone Studies; Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures; History; Jewish Studies; Labor and Employment Relations; Philosophy; Political Science; Psychology; Sociology; Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.”


Old Dominion University Batten Endowed Professorship in Jewish Studies

Deadline: January 15

Length: Tenure-track (hiring at asst. prof. level)

Comments: “Specialization and discipline are open to all fields supported by departments in the College of Arts and Letters: English, Linguistics, Art, History, Foreign Languages, Communication, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Sociology, Women’s Studies, International Studies, Music, and other fields.”


Newberry Library Long-Term Fellowships

Deadline: November 15

Length: Varies from 4 to 12 months

Comments: Include

  • Monticello College Foundation Fellowship for Women — 4-6 months, and “preference will be given to proposals particularly concerned with the study of women.”
  • National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowships — 4-12 months, any field appropriate to Newberry collections
  • Lloyd Lewis Fellowship in American History — 4-12 months
  • École Nationale des Chartes Exchange Fellowship — 3 months