Fulbright Scholar Program

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12407-CA
Fulbright Scholar Award

Research Chairs in Arts, Humanities, and Culture

Canada
Western Hemisphere

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Award Details
Award Activity

Fulbright Canada Research Chairs are pre-arranged affiliations to host exceptional scholars who conduct research important to that university. Partner universities are excited to welcome Fulbright Canada Research Chairs into campus life and encourage them to engage with students and faculty, and the broader community. You can conduct your own research, work collaboratively with new colleagues, guest lecture at university courses, mentor students, lecture in public venues, network, and promote your research while representing the Fulbright program, and your home and host institutions.. For specific information about this opportunity, visit the Fulbright Canada webpage.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Arts and Humanities, University of Alberta
Specializations: Art & Design; Drama; East Asian Studies; English & Film Studies; History & Classics; Digital Humanities; Modern Languages & Cultural Studies; Music; Philosophy; Religious Studies; Science, Technology and Society; Women’s & Gender Studies.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Society and Culture, University of Alberta
Specializations: Anthropology; Economics; Linguistics; Political Science; Psychology; Religious Studies; Science, Technology and Society; Sociology; Women’s and Gender Studies.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in South Asian Islam, University of Calgary
Specializations: Specializations within South Asian Islam may include, but are not limited to, history, literature, visual arts, material culture, the construction of religious identity, or contemporary religious practice. 

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in (De-)industrialization and Energy Transitions in North America, University of Calgary
Specializations: This position aims to attract historians of labor, energy, and the environment, who study aspects of industrialization or deindustrialization and energy transitions.

Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities, University of Guelph
Specializations: Linked open data, cultural critique, or collaborative methods.

Scholars selected for this award can choose to:
  • Advise and/or mentor students
  • Assist in faculty, curriculum, and/or program development
  • Conduct a professional and/or artistic project
  • Conduct a research project designated by the host institution
  • Conduct a research project of the applicant’s choosing
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses designated by the host institution
  • Teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses of the applicant’s choosing
Award Length
One semester
Award Dates

Grants must begin in either September 2022 or January 2023.
Awards should fall within the academic year and are not available for the summer months only. 

Locations

University of Alberta is located in Edmonton, Alberta
University of Calgary is located in Calgary, Alberta
University of Guelph is located in Guelph, Ontario

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all disciplines
Areas of Interest

Please see preferred disciplines listed in 'Award Activity.'

Application Deadline
Closed
Activity Type
Research
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Research includes activities involving scientific research, qualitative research, quantitative research, and practice-based research, including artistic research. Research can take place in locations such as the laboratory, the field, the archives, or an artist residency. It can be experimental, clinical, or applied. It can include examining policies, systems, theories, methods, interactions, and works of art and music, with the objective to evaluate or develop new knowledge or works. Quantifiable (tangible) outcomes can include publications (books, journal articles, scripts, etc.), conference presentations, artistic and musical compositions, exhibitions, performances, films, and patents.

Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Career Profile
Early Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for no more than seven years.

Mid-Career Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than seven, and less than 13, years.

Senior Academics
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Awards are open to those who have been working in the capacity of a teacher or scholar for more than 13 years.

Number of Recipients
Up To 5
Program Staff
Michelle Bolourchi
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-326-7753
Email: 

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