The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is proud to announce the 2019 ACLS Fellows. This year’s 81 fellows were selected by their peers from over 1,100 applicants in a review process with multiple stages. Awards range from $40,000 to $70,000, depending on the scholar’s career stage, and support six to twelve months of full-time research and writing.
“The 2019 ACLS Fellows exemplify ACLS’s inclusive vision of excellence in the humanities and humanistic social sciences,” said Matthew Goldfeder, director of fellowship programs at ACLS. “The awardees, who hail from more than 60 colleges and universities, were selected for their potential to make an original and significant contribution to knowledge. They are working at diverse types of institutions, on research projects that span antiquity to the present, in contexts around the world; the array of disciplines and methodologies represented demonstrates the vitality and the incredible breadth of humanistic scholarship today.”
The ACLS Fellowship program, the longest-running of our current fellowship and grant programs, is funded primarily by our endowment. Institutions and individuals have contributed to this program, including The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, Arcadia Charitable Trust, the Council’s Research University Consortium and college and university Associates, past fellows, and individual friends of ACLS.
ACLS Fellows, including those with named fellowships, are listed below; for more information about the recipients and their projects, click here: https://www.acls.org/Recent-Awardees/ACLS-Fellows
Congratulations to the following ASECS Members who were selected as fellows:
Janine G. Barchas (Professor of English, University of Texas, Austin) Renting in the Age of Austen
Julia Fawcett (Associate Professor of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, University of California, Berkeley) Unmapping London: Performance and Urbanization after the Great Fire of 1666
Katie L. Jarvis (Assistant Professor of History, University of Notre Dame) Democratizing Forgiveness: Reconciling Citizens in Revolutionary France