Watch Ruha Benjamin and two other ACLS fellows discuss their research at the 2013 annual meeting.
ACLS Public Fellows with Director of Fellowship Programs Nicole A. Stahlmann (third from right) and Program Officer John Paul Christy
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Since 1957, more than 9,200 scholars have held ACLS fellowships and grants. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to individual scholars for excellence in research in the humanities and related social sciences. The peer-review process used to select ACLS Fellows enables distinguished scholars to reach broad consensus on standards of excellence in humanities research.
In the 2012-13 competition year, ACLS made awards totaling $15.3 million to more than 300 scholars selected from 4,200 submitted applications. Select a program from the listings below to view new and recent awardees, project descriptions, and recipient profiles for that program.
ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships
ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships
ACLS New Faculty Fellows
ACLS Public Fellows
African Humanities Program Dissertation Fellowships
African Humanities Program Postdoctoral Fellowships
American Research in the Humanities in China
Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowships
Comparative Perspectives on Chinese Culture and Society
Program in East Europe Studies
Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Collaborative Reading-Workshop
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies Pre-dissertation Grants
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Dissertation Fellowships in American Art
Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships
Mellon/ACLS Recent Doctoral Recipients Fellowships
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Grants to Individuals in East and Southeast Asian Archaeology and Early History
ACLS Humanities Program in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine
ACLS asked its fellows to describe their research: the knowledge it creates and how this knowledge benefits our understanding of the world. Read the latest entries from:
Emma J. Teng F'06 on the Hidden Histories of Mixed Race Families
Arleen Marcia Tuchman F'07 on the Cultural History of Diabetes
Kenneth M. Price F'08 on Editing Whitman in the Digital Age
Michael Bess F'08 on Justice and Identity in a Bioengineered Civilization
Paul Gootenberg F'06, F'88 on Writing (and Finishing) the History of Cocaine
See the complete series.
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