The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress invites applications for three competitive awards in 2023. The awards support ethnographic fieldwork with occupational groups; work with ethnographic collection materials at the Library of Congress; and ethnographic field research and documentation in the United States, especially by young scholars and documentarians. All three share the same deadline: March 1, 2023.
Archie Green Fellowships support new, original, independent field research into the culture and traditions of contemporary American workers and/or occupational groups. We strongly encourage applications to the Archie Green Fellowship that propose documentation of occupations and workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Gerald E. and Corinne L. Parsons Fund Award is offered to make the collections of primary ethnographic materials housed anywhere at the Library of Congress available for the needs and uses of those in the private sector.
The Blanton Owen Fund Award supports ethnographic field research and documentation in the United States, especially by young scholars and documentarians.
Find information about each of these awards and application requirements at the link. The past recipients link on the menu at the top of the web page will also help provide a useful history each of these awards.
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