Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Each year, Yale Institute of Sacred Music brings a group of fellows from around the world to join its interdisciplinary community, normally for a one-year term. The ISM fellows are scholars and practitioners at all career stages whose work revolves around the sacred: sacred music, ritual studies, or religion and the arts.

The work of the ISM touches a broad array of disciplines, including

History of Art and Architecture
Cultural Studies
Creative writing
Film studies
Liturgical studies
Religious studies
Ritual studies
Religion and literature
Theatre studies
Visual Arts
World religions
and more.

Fellows have the opportunity to pursue their scholarly or artistic projects, with access to Yale’s unparalleled resources. In addition to a competitive stipend, fellows may qualify for research funds, subsidized housing, and relocation costs. They may also have the option to teach.

Application deadline: November 1.

More information and application at ism.yale.edu/fellowships.

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