University of Arizona, Center for Creative Photography
this program is designed to promote and support research in the Center’s photograph, archive, and library collections
The Center for Creative Photography invites proposals for the 2008/2009 Ansel Adams Research Fellowship. As part of the Center’s Institute for Photographic Research, this program is designed to promote and support research in the Center’s photograph, archive, and library collections. Among the Center’s treasures are the complete archives of more than forty major photographers including Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Wynn Bullock, Aaron Siskind, Frederick Sommer, Louise Dahl-Wolf, W. Eugene Smith, and Garry Winogrand. See the Collections and Archives pages [linked here] for additional information.The Institute’s goal is to promote new knowledge about photography, photographic history, and photographic theory. Through its support of scholars, training of students, and dissemination of new scholarship, the Institute works to ensure the growth of photographic history as a discreet field in intellectual history. Fellowship applications are evaluated within this context.Ansel Adams Research Fellowships are awarded in amounts up to $5000 for support of two to four weeks of study at the Center. Multiple awards may be given depending on the applications received. Scholars from any discipline who are engaged in studies that require an extended period of research in the collections of the Center are encouraged to apply. Send a cover letter along with a curriculum vitae and a brief statement detailing the candidate’s research interests and discussing the value of the Center’s holdings in investigating those interests.Applications must be postmarked or sent via fax or email by October 31, 2008. The Ansel Adams Research Fellows are announced by the end of December and residencies may begin in January. Scheduling the residencies must be done with the approval of Center staff.



Research Fellowship Committee, Center for Creative Photography
The University of Arizona, Amy Rule
1030 N. Olive
AZ 85721-0103 N. Olive, Tucson, AZ
fax: 520-621-9444

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