Awards up to $2,500 to support research at the Center for Creative Photography in the history of photography.
Advanced scholars and researchers from any discipline are encouraged to apply. Pre-doctoral applicants must have completed coursework and preliminary examinations for the doctoral degree and must be engaged in dissertation research.
Please send the following documents:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae of no more than four pages
- 500-1,000 word statement detailing your research interests and project and how they will be advanced by study of the Center's archives and print collection
Email application to Leslie Squyres, Archivist and Head of Reference Services.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Selection is based on the quality of the proposed research and its relationship to the Center's collections. Decisions will be announced by email on or before February 28, 2017. Residencies must be scheduled with the Volkerding Study Center staff. Fellowship recipients and their research projects will be announced in the Center's publicity.
- Dervla MacManus is a PhD scholar, School of Architecture, University College Dublin, will conduct research at the Center to complete PhD research for her thesis, “Nature, Truth and Experience: The Depiction of Architecture in Nineteenth Century Photography (1870-1910).” Her project includes the first comprehensive study of Frederick H. Evans’s lantern slides and will draw together the four largest collections of Evans’s slides (the CCP, the CCA, the Spencer Art Museum, and Nottingham University) for the first time. While at the Center, she will study Evans’s lantern slides of Lincoln Cathedral along with his annotated lecture notes.
- Professor Edward Dimendberg, University of California, Irvine. Project: To complete research on the photography of Max Yavno as part of his book project, Picturing Los Angeles: Infrastructure, Aesthetics, Publics.