Archive: 2001 Research Fellow Michael Heim

Terms for 2004 Digital Cultures Research Fellowship

Stipend: $12,000 for a residence fellowship stipend to cover the expense of travel to and from UC Santa Barbara, room and lodgings while living in Santa Barbara to do research in digital cultures. It is assumed that research fellows will have no teaching duties during the time they use this stipend.

Term: 4 to 10 continuous weeks between January 15, 2004 and June 1, 2004.

Eligibility: Faculty or post-doctoral student at a university in this country or abroad.

Facilities: Research fellow will have 24 hours access to the Transcriptions computing studio. The computing studio, located in the English Department, has high-end networked Dell machines, a NT Server, a full suite of software: MS Office and Access; Macromedia Director, Dreamweaver, Flash, Photoshop, Premiere, etc. (See Transcriptions web site: http://transcriptions.english.ucsb.edu/studio.shtml).

Discussion: We are hoping to attract an applicant who is doing research in any of the broad range of topics in the general area of the study of digital cultures. These include but are not limited to:

  • Theory, history, culture, philosophy, or aesthetics of new media
  • Database design for humanities research
  • Public Internet policy (e.g., copyright, free speech, privacy, access)
  • Hypertext and multimedia theory, practice, or fiction
  • Advanced use of any of the following for humanities research: HTML/SGML/XML, various scripting languages, imaging standards, multimedia, streaming media, etc.
The Digital Cultures Research fellow will be expected to lead a seminar on his or her work near the beginning of his or her fellowship term.

Deadline for application: October, 15 2003

How to apply: Your application should include the following items:

  1. Your full contact information: name, phone number, address and email
  2. A short (1,000 word) description of your proposed research
  3. The dates when you propose to do your research at UC/ Santa Barbara
  4. Your CV
  5. One or two examples of your work (articles, URL, etc)
  6. The names and email address of two people who would write recommendations for you if we contact them.

We welcome online application: send your materials to warner@english.ucsb.edu or Professor William Warner; Department of English; UC Santa Barbara; Santa Barbara, CA. 93106-3170.


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