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Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies

Victoria University in the University of Toronto

RSA-CRRS Visiting Fellowships

RSA RESIDENTIAL GRANTS AT THE CENTRE FOR REFORMATION STUDIES
VICTORIA COLLEGE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

APPLY VIA RSA WEBSITE HERE

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) administers two visiting fellowships that provide support for one month in residence at the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS):

CRRS – RSA FELLOWSHIP

The RSA-Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) Grant:

This fellowship of $3,000 CAD that will support a one-month residence of full-time research in the CRRS collections at Victoria College in the University of Toronto and at other research libraries in the University of Toronto system ($4,000 CAD for fellows traveling from outside North America). All fellows are invited to participate in the activities of the CRRS, thereby sharing their knowledge and research with other scholars and students, all disciplines. Scholars of all disciplines in early modern studies are welcome.

CRRS –  RSA – KRESS FELLOWSHIP

The RSA–Kress-Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (CRRS) Grant for Art History:

This fellowship of $3,000 CAD will support a one-month residence of full-time Art History research in the CRRS collections at Victoria College in the University of Toronto and at other research libraries in the University of Toronto system ($4,000 CAD for fellows traveling from outside North America). All fellows are invited to participate in the activities of the CRRS, thereby sharing their knowledge and research with other scholars and students, all disciplines.

The Department of the History of Art at the University of Toronto is especially rich in early modern faculty with five full-time professors actively researching in related areas of art and architectural history.  CRRS fellows are granted access to the broader University of Toronto library system, which ranks third in North America.  The art historical collections of the University of Toronto library system are appropriately extensive.


About the CRRS:

The Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies at Victoria College in the University of Toronto is a research centre and library, with a collection of more than four thousand sixteenth- and seventeenth-century volumes on the classics, religion, philosophy, language, and literature.  The Centre’s collection of early editions of Erasmus in one of the strongest in the world.  The library also holds a large non-circulating collection of important modern publications in most areas of early modern studies.

The CRRS is a quiet and comfortable working space, overlooking the beautiful quad of Victoria college in the University of Toronto, an ideal venue for research and writing. There are approximately eighty full-time faculty at the University of Toronto who study aspects of early modern culture in a wide variety of disciplines; the CRRS encourages contact with professors and graduate students through a yearly series of workshops, distinguished visiting speakers, and international conferences.  CRRS fellows are granted access to the broader University of Toronto library system, which ranks third in North America.

Eligibility: Junior and Senior Scholars (PhD in hand at time of application); must be member of RSA at time of application.

To apply for one of these fellowships, please follow the links at the top of the page to the RSA’s website.