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Updated August 9, 2020

Interdisciplinary Fellowships
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is an interdisciplinary center where scholars and artists engage in academic and creative work across a variety of fields at the intersection of religion and the arts. Each year the Institute brings a diverse cohort of Long-term Fellows to Yale to pursue scholarly and creative projects that connect with the mission of the Institute and are informed by various interdisciplinary perspectives. ISM Fellows are exceptional scholars and practitioners at all career stages whose projects range from studies of Buddhist chant to choral repertoire, and analyses of Medieval ritual to Jewish art. With access to Yale’s unparalleled resources, ISM Long-term Fellows join a vibrant interdisciplinary community for the academic year where they convene regularly with their cohort to share their work in progress. Fellows also have the option to teach interdisciplinary courses based on their area of research at Yale.  

The work of the Institute touches a broad array of disciplines, including:

Anthropology ~ African American Studies ~ Area Studies ~ Art ~ Architecture ~ Composition ~ Creative Writing ~ Ethnomusicology ~ Film Studies ~ History of Art or Architecture ~ Latinx Studies ~ Literature ~ Liturgical Studies ~ Musicology ~ Native American and Indigenous Studies ~ Religious Studies ~ Ritual Studies ~ Sociology ~ Theatre Studies ~ Theology

The Long-term Fellowship application is due onOctober 15, 2020for fellowships that begin in Fall 2021. In addition to a competitive stipend, fellows receive research funds, subsidized housing, and relocation costs. More information and the application can be found at The application will be available online beginning onAugust 15, 2020. For questions, please contact the ISM Fellows Coordinator at[email protected].

University of Dallas

Director of Homiletics Institute,  Job Number: 8857UD

The University of Dallas, in Irving, Texas, seeks applicants to serve as the founding Director of the Homiletics Institute. This is a full-time, administrative position. Appointment to the university faculty is a possibility, but only for a finalist with the requisite experience and academic achievement. The Director of the Homiletics Institute will be an entrepreneurial and inspiring leader with genuine zeal to foster excellence in preaching. The director will exercise principal responsibility in shaping and leading a newly established homiletics Institute dedicated to promoting inspiring, faithful, and well-crafted preaching within the Roman Catholic Church. The initial focus of the Institute will be on improving the preaching of ordained priests, and will eventually expand its mission to include deacons and seminarians. The goal of the Institute is to be a resource for improving the preaching of Catholic priests, deacons and seminarians throughout the United States.

Full details available at