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GLC Now Accepting Applications for 2011-2012 Fellowships

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University invites applications for its 2011-2012 Fellowship Program. The Center seeks to promote a better understanding of all aspects of the institution of slavery from the earliest times to the present. We especially welcome proposals that will utilize the special collections of the Yale University Libraries [...]

Opportunity: Curatorial Fellowship

In March 2011, The Bass Museum of Art will initiate the first of three, one-year curatorial fellowships focusing on contemporary art thanks to generous support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge.
These Fellowships will offer emerging curators experience in working in a mid-sized art museum while performing curatorial tasks, working [...]

Pre-doctoral fellowship, Ithaca College

PRE-DOCTORAL DIVERSITY FELLOWSHIP ART HISTORY
Fellowship position to begin August 15, 2010
The Pre-Doctoral Diversity Fellowship program at Ithaca College supports promising scholars who are committed to diversity in the academy in order to better prepare them for tenure track appointments within liberal arts or comprehensive colleges/universities. The Fellowship in Art History will support a doctoral student in [...]

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in sub-Saharan African history

The LEWIS & CLARK COLLEGE Department of History invites applications for a one-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in sub-Saharan African history, starting in Fall semester 2010. Potential for excellent teaching and research at an undergraduate institution are essential.  The Fellow will teach three courses per year, including a survey of African history, a lower division course [...]

National Gallery of Canada, Research Fellowships Program

National Gallery of Canada, Research Fellowships Program
2010/2011
The Research Fellowships Program of the National Gallery of Canada encourages and supports advanced research. The fellowships emphasize the use and investigation of the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, including those of the Gallery’s Library and Archives. 2010/2011 competitive fellowships are offered in the field of Canadian [...]

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  • CARLAGIRL PHOTO was founded on 14 February 1999 by Carla Willliams, a photographer, writer, and editor, born, raised and heading back to (yea!) Los Angeles, California.

    It was established with two goals: to be able to make my own work widely available for free, and to make accessible my research about artists of the African Diaspora, especially photographers, and in particular women. As it developed it grew to also include GLBTQ artists.

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    • Taking a Break November 11, 2011
      Site visitors will probably notice that I haven’t updated here frequently. I am taking a break from my site(s) for at least the summer. I’ve been working in this field for 25 years and I’m burned out on photography and art, the site(s) are in need of major updates/ revamping/ retooling, social media is exhausting, [...] […]
    • A New Mission for Aperture? November 11, 2011
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    • Mambu Badu’s Inaugural Magazine November 11, 2011
      Danielle was briefly a contributor to this site; I am very excited to hear about her latest venture, the collective and now journal Mambu Badu “that seek to find, expose, and nurture emerging female photographers of African descent.”  Congrats, Danielle! As you may (or may not) know, last fall, I co-founded Mambu Badu, a photography collective […]


  • "Dedicated to the real photographers of the world—to those who, with their second-hand equipment and their makeshift darkrooms, are today fighting their solitary battles with their recalcitrant medium, not for money or for glory, but because they would rather make pictures than anything else in the world." - William Mortensen
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