The Charles and Joan Alberto Institute at Seton Hall University is
pleased to announce the availability of a Visiting Fellowship for the
Fall of 2016. This fellowship aims at providing young scholars and
post-doctorate candidates in Italian Studies with the opportunity to
live and do research for a period up to one month in the New York/New
Jersey area and to be part of the Italian Studies community at Seton
Hall University. Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, NJ,
not far from major libraries in New York City and Princeton University.
During his or her visit, the selected candidate will be asked to give a
public lecture at the Alberto Institute, two lectures to undergraduate
students, and participate to the life of our Italian Studies Program.
The fellowship will cover both travel and lodging expenses (flight or
train transportation from the city/country of origin and housing for one
month) and will provide office space in the Walsh library, which is the
home of the Valente Collection, the second largest Italian Studies book
collection in New Jersey.
Those who are interested in applying should send:
- their curriculum vitae
- a two-page (max) summary of a research project for which they would need to be in this geographic area
- two alternative dates for the fellowship, which must be started and
completed within the following period: September 19th-November 19th,
- two letters of recommendation
- proposed topics for one lecture to be delivered at our Institute, and for two lectures to undergraduate students of Italian
The Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute was founded in
2003 with the mission of coordinating Seton Hall University's many
activities relating to Italian and Italian American history and culture,
to sponsor cultural events and to promote curriculum development and
community outreach. Our visiting fellowship has been established to
promote scholarly exchanges and further develop the scope of academic
activities offered in Italian Studies at Seton Hall University.
Candidates must be fluent in both English and Italian.
Applications should be sent to Dr. Gabriella Romani, Director of the Alberto Italian Studies Institute at email@example.com
by March 25th, 2016. A selection of three finalists will be contacted
for an informal interview (by phone or skype) and the selected candidate
will be announced by the end of April 2016.
For information on past Visiting Fellows , click here »