The Medieval Fellows Program 2016- 2017

Fordham University & The Center for medieval Studies 

The Medieval Fellows Program 2016- 2017

Fordham Medieval Fellows enjoy the benefits of post-graduate research affiliation with Fordham University and its Center for Medieval Studies during one or two semesters of research in the New York City area.  The appointment carries no stipend, but Fellow status includes: an office with computer and printer, library privileges and a carrel, a research-oriented e-mail account, use of the gym at faculty rates, participation in all seminars and functions in Medieval Studies, photocopy privileges, and program stationery.

Medieval Fellows will be expected to offer one lecture in his or her area of specialization when in residence and to abide by the regulations of those University facilities that s/he will utilize. Fellows will be invited to participate fully in the Center’s activities, including workshops, service as judges in graduate prize competitions, and the annual Medieval Studies Conference.

Candidates wishing to apply for Fellow status for the Fall term of 2016 or the Spring term of 2017 should submit the following to Susanne Hafner, Director of Medieval Studies, FMH 405, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458 (fax:718-817-3987), by June 1, 2016:

1. A letter of application and intent to be in residence in or in the immediate proximity of New York City for the stated duration of the candidate’s request for affiliation;

2. A succinct two- to three-page, doubled-space description of the project or purpose for which the candidate is applying for status as a Fordham Medieval Fellow;

3. A current curriculum vitae;

4. Names and addresses (and email addresses) of three referees.

Inquiries may also be addressed to Dr. Hafner at

Announcement of awards for 2016-2017 will be in August.