The HBI Scholar-in-Residence programs provide scholars, artists, writers and communal professionals the opportunity to be in residence at Brandeis University while working on significant projects in the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies.

Scholars-in-Residence receive a monthly stipend and office space at the Brandeis University Women’s Studies Research Center. Applicants living outside the U.S. and those whose work has an international dimension are especially encouraged to apply.

Helen Gartner Hammer Scholars-in-Residence Program – 2018 Summer, Fall, or Academic Year

Scholars are invited to apply for residency at the HBI to carry out significant research and artistic projects in the field of Jewish women’s and gender studies.

Residencies range from one month to the full academic semester. Scholars may begin the residency in August but should note that not all members of the Brandeis community will be available until the start of the academic year in September.

Application deadline: Thursday, January 25

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2018 HBI Spring Scholar in Residence Program

Seminar focus: Jewish Perspectives of Gender and Immigration

The 2018 spring semester HBI Scholar in Residence Program is open to scholars and artists working on significant projects dealing Jews and gender. The HBI seeks to support scholars and artists exploring themes of Jewish exile and refuge from a gendered perspective. Applicants applying with topics related to the seminar focus will receive preference. 

Application deadline: Thursday, July 6, 2017

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