About the Fellowship
The Burney Centre, in conjunction with the Rare Books and Special Collections Division of the McGill University Library, offers an annual Fellowship, designed to assist scholars who need to travel to and establish temporary residence in Montreal in order to use the resources of the Library. The Fellowship is available to scholars interested in any aspect of Frances Burney, the Burney family, and their extended circle. It carries an award of US $3,000 for a one-month stay, at a time to be arranged.
The Fellowship is funded by:
Many thanks to these two sponsors for their generous support in making this fellowship possible.
Applicants, who must be members of ASECS, should send a curriculum vitæ and a description of their project, specifying the relevance of the Burney Centre and Rare Books and Special Collection Division holdings to their research, to the address below. They should also indicate when they wish to take up the Fellowship. There is no application form. Applications are considered by a Committee which gives preference to specific and clearly described projects.
The deadline for new applications is 30 November 2017, and candidates will be informed of the results in January 2018.
Applications should be emailed to burney.centre [at] mcgill.ca (burney.centre[at]mcgill.ca), attention Dr Peter Sabor, Director of the Burney Centre.
Enquiries should be addressed to the Burney Centre at burney.centre [at] mcgill.ca (burney.centre[at]mcgill.ca).
List of Fellowship Holders
D. J. E. A. Waterfield
PhD Candidate, Cambridge University
Lecturer, Bishop Grosseteste University
Email: cassie.ulph [at] bishopg.ac.uk (cassie.ulph [at] bishopg.ac.uk)
Professor, University of Tuscia
Email: fsaggini [at] unitus.it (fsaggini [at] unitus.it)
Librarian, Yale University
Email: todd.gilman [at] yale.edu (todd.gilman [at] yale.edu)
PhD Candidate, University of York
Email: smc529 [at] york.ac.uk (smc529)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )smc529 [at] york.ac.uk (york.ac.uk)
Teaching Fellow, University of Sussex
Email: C.Davidson [at] sussex.ac.uk (C.Davidson)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )C.Davidson [at] sussex.ac.uk (sussex.ac.uk)
Associate Professor, West Virginia University
Email: mfrancus [at] wvu.edu (mfrancus)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )mfrancus [at] wvu.edu (wvu.edu)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh
Email: sjsmacdonald [at] gmail.com (sjsmacdonald)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//sjsmacdonald [at] gmail.com">gmail.com
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University
Email: ichriss [at] stanford.edu (ichriss)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//ichriss [at] stanford.edu">stanford.edu
PhD Candidate, University College London
Email: louise.curran [at] ucl.ac.uk (louise.curran)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//louise.curran [at] ucl.ac.uk">ucl.ac.uk
PhD Candidate, University of Southampton
Email: danielle.grover [at] ucd.ie (danielle.grover)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//danielle.grover [at] ucd.ie">ucd.ie
Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Email: catherine.parisian [at] uncp.edu (catherine.parisian)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//catherine.parisian [at] uncp.edu">uncp.edu
Associate Professor, Rutgers University at Camden
Email: sill [at] camden.rutgers.edu (sill)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//sill [at] camden.rutgers.edu">camden.rutgers.edu
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Ernst Moritz Arndt University Greifswald
Email: gemmeke [at] uni-greifswald.de (gemmeke)smc529 [at] york.ac.uk ( [at] )//gemmeke [at] uni-greifswald.de">uni-greifswald.de