Libraries, Archives, Technology, Impending Doom
The Barnard Library at Columbia is offering two grants of $2,500 each to researchers using its archives, zine library, or the Barnard Center for Research on Women. It may be used for “whatever will facilitate the researcher’s work at Barnard, e.g., travel, housing, childcare.” Applications are due February 15. Details here.
Penn State has four $1,500 travel grants from the Eberly Family Special Collections Library on the University Park campus: one award for research using any of the Special Collections Library collections; two awards for research related to women writers; one award for research pertaining to history of the Eighth Air Force during World War II. Deadline is February 28. Details here.
Special Collections & Archives at Northern Arizona University is offering a paid internship this summer, working with the collection of photographer John Running. Eight weeks, $4,500. Deadline is February 18. Details here.
The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, NYPL, and Lambda Literary are calling for proposals for queer book dioramas “[highlighting] the unique relationship between LGBTQ people and literature,” for an exhibit at the Jefferson Market branch this summer. Proposals are due March 1. Details here.
ETA: In my inbox this morning, the Queer, Feminist, and Transgender Studies Research Cluster at UC Davis is hosting the TransAmericas conference on May 15 & 16. Marking tenty years since NAFTA was enacted (and the attendant resistance to it), “[this] conference will examine sexuality, gender, and feminism in the shifts taking place within the Americas as they affect the circuits of queer migration, the transnationalism of feminist discourses, and the reconceptualization of forms of gendered subjectivity in relation to transcultural exchange within the hemisphere.” Submissions welcome in English, Spanish & Portuguese. Proposals due February 15. Details here.