The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary center where
scholars and artists engage in academic and creative work across a variety
of fields at the intersection of religion and the arts. Each year the
Institute brings a diverse cohort of Long-term Fellows to Yale to pursue
scholarly and creative projects that connect with the mission of the
Institute and are informed by various interdisciplinary perspectives. ISM
Fellows are exceptional scholars and practitioners at all career stages
whose projects range from studies of Buddhist chant to choral repertoire,
and analyses of Medieval ritual to Jewish art. With access to Yale’s
unparalleled resources, ISM Long-term Fellows join a vibrant
interdisciplinary community for the academic year where they convene
regularly with their cohort to share their work in progress. Fellows also
have the option to teach interdisciplinary courses based on their area of
research at Yale.

The work of the Institute touches a broad array of disciplines, including
Anthropology ~ African American Studies ~ Area Studies ~ Art ~ Architecture
~ Composition ~ Creative Writing ~ Ethnomusicology ~ Film Studies ~ History
of Art or Architecture ~ Latinx Studies ~ Literature ~ Liturgical Studies ~
Musicology ~ Native American and Indigenous Studies ~ Religious Studies ~
Ritual Studies ~ Sociology ~ Theatre Studies ~ Theology
The Long-term Fellowship application is due on October 15, 2020 for
fellowships that begin in Fall 2021. In addition to a competitive stipend,
fellows receive research funds, subsidized housing, and relocation costs.
More information and the application can be found at . The application will be available online
beginning on August 15, 2020. For questions, please contact the ISM Fellows
Coordinator at ismfellows -at-

The Yale ISM also offers Short-term fellowships to work in Yale libraries
and collections. More information can be found at: 


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