The Haslam Dissertation Fellowship is a non-service fellowship, tenurable in the academic year, from August 1 to July 31, in the amount of $17,000, as well as fee waiver and benefits. The recipient will be an ABD graduate student working in a Marco field. The recipient will be expected to devote the full academic year to research on his or her doctoral dissertation, either in residence in Knoxville or on research-related travel approved by the recipient’s dissertation supervisor.
Katie Kleinkopf (History), “Second Skin: Ascetics as Body-Places in Late Antique Christianity”
James Stewart (English), “Middle English Romance and the Nobleman in Need”
Stefan Hodges-Kluck (History), “Paideia, the Body, and the Forging of Religious Identity in Late Antiquity”
Thomas Lecaque (History), “The Count of Saint-Gilles and the Saints of the Apocalypse:
Occitanian Culture and Piety in the Time of the First Crusade”
Katie Hodges-Kluck (History), “The Matter of Jerusalem: The Holy Land in Angevin Court Culture and Identity, ca. 1154-1216”
Leah Giamalva (History), “Islam and Sacred History in Latin Manuscript Culture, 1291-1460”
Megan Holmes Worth (History), “’To Write about Kings’: The Creation of Kingship in Outremer”
Miguel Gomez (History), “The Battle of Las Navas: Religious Pluralism, Practice, and the Culture of Crusading in Medieval Spain”
Christopher Lawrence (History), “The Circle of Aetius and the Fall of the Western Roman Empire”
Information for Applicants for the 2018-2019 Fellowship
A dissertation abstract (up to and no more than 3 pages), curriculum vitae, research plan, and two letters of support, one from the dissertation supervisor, should be submitted electronically to Program Coordinator (email@example.com) by February 15, 2018. The research plan should address precisely where in the process of researching and writing the dissertation the applicant is, the expected date of completion, and how the project fits into or challenges current scholarship in the field. Review of applications will be undertaken by the Institute’s standing Awards Committee and the results will be announced in March 2018.