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Volume 2 | Issue 1
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  Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network
Administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Dear MMUF Fellows:

Happy New Year! We are pleased to share the January issue of the Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network newsletter. 

Throughout the year, there will be opportunities to attend MMFPN Kick-off events in various cities across the United States. Please look through the newsletter for details. 

Remember, once a Mellon, always a Mellon!

MMFPN Staff,

Dr. Caryl McFarlane
Senior Program Officer
Mellon Mays Programs and Pickering Fellowships
mcfarlane@woodrow.org


Evita Alpheaus
Program Associate
Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network
alpheaus@woodrow.org

Courteney Ervin
Program Assistant

Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network
ervin@woodrow.org


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Contents

Featured Fellows

Successes & Achievements
Career Opportunities
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Upcoming MMFPN Events
 
Washington, D.C. MMFPN Kickoff!
An exciting week that entails; Inauguration Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the Washington, D.C. Mellon Mays Fellows Professional Network Kickoff! Connect and reconnect with MMUF alumni in your area! 
Email mmfpn@woodrow.org to RSVP


Future MMFPN Kickoffs 

California - February
Austin, TX - March
Chicago, IL - April
Atlanta, GA - May
Boston, MA - June 

Successes & Achievements

 Celeste crop from awards reading 2012 

Meet Celeste Prince: I'm a current third year graduate student in the MFA program at the University of Houston, and they just announced the winners of our program's writing awards. I was named the winner for the Inprint/Donald Barthelme Prize in Fiction for 2012-2013, judged by author and UH CWP alum Amber Dermont. It's an annual competition with various prizes. This particluar one comes with a $10,000 fellowship. Very exciting!

Celeste Prince
Macalester College '10 (BA)
University of Houston '13 (MFA)


Career Opportunities

Conferences

Society for the Anthropology of North America 2013 Conference - Uncertain Futures
March 15-16, 2013
Durham, North Carolina


28th Annual Empowering Women of Color Conference
March 16, 2013
University of California - Berkeley, CA

College Art Association 101st Annual Conference
February 13-16, 2013
New York, NY

 

Calls for Papers

nineteen sixty nine - "Healing Justice"
Cover Art  and/or Written Submissions
 


Resources


 

 

Jobs

University of California - Los Angeles
Department of Anthropology

Assistant or Associate Professor

Oberlin College & Conservatory
Comparative American Studies Program

Visiting Assistant Professor - Asian American History

Excel Academy Charter Schools
Multiple Positions Open -
Both Administrative & Instructional Roles

 

Fellowships

Northwestern University
Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences

Mellon Postdoc in Latina/o Studies


Volunteer Opportunities

West Coast Regional Conference- UCLA
Needed: Help with panels
Contact: Andrea Slater
310-825-2935

urhass@college.ucla.edu


American Studies Association
Needed: Individuals that are using print culture alongside music or visual culture in their works for the panel at the 2013 Meeting in Washington, D.C. 
Contact: Marisol Negron
marisol.negron@umb.edu

Do you have thoughts about a recent conference or details about an upcoming fellowship deadline? Do you want to share information about a recent award or tell the story of your career path?

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