Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) is pleased to announce two new short-term residencies. The annual ACMRS Short-Term Residency will enable scholars who have earned a PhD in a premodern field to pursue their research for a period of four to six weeks. The residency is designed to allow scholars to focus on finishing projects for publication. The director of ACMRS and senior members of the ACMRS in-house press can provide publishing advice and mentoring. Each resident will present their work in a public lecture, showcasing their scholarship. Opportunities for graduate student mentorship are also available.

A new model: In line with the ACMRS mission, the ACMRS Short-Term Residencies are designed to be as inclusive as possible and allow maximum flexibility. As such, the residencies may be held for a period of four to six weeks, a portion of the residency may be conducted remotely, or the residency may be divided into shorter segments over the course of the award year. Each residency carries a stipend of $7,500.

Eligibility: Candidates must have earned the doctoral degree in a premodern field by the time of application. Scholars of color and members of groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application: Please submit a project description of no more than 1,000 words, outlining the research that will be undertaken during the period of residency; a curriculum vitae; and two letters of recommendation by 1 April 2019 to Ayanna Thompson, Director of ACMRS, at Please indicate your preferred residency period and how you wish to structure the tenure of the award in your cover letter. This year’s residencies should be held between July 2019 and June 2020. For more information, visit