APPLY NOW!!!THE AFRICA INSTITUTE GLOBAL AFRICA TRANSLATION FELLOWSHIP 2022 (UP TO $5,000 GRANT)
As a part of its African Languages and Translation Program, The Africa Institute announces the worldwide Africa Translation Fellowship. The fellowship welcomes applications from across the worldwide South for a grant of up to $5,000 to finish translations of works from the African continent and its diaspora, into English or Arabic. this is often a non-residential fellowship which allows the recipient scholar to finish the work outside of The Africa Institute (Sharjah, UAE). The aim of the fellowship is to form important texts in African and African Diaspora studies accessible to wider readership across the planet .
The fellowship provides funding within the range of $1,000 to $5,000, counting on the standard and breadth of the project. Selected projects could also be retranslations of old, classic texts, or previously untranslated works, collections of poetry, prose, or critical theory. The project could also be a work-in-progress, or a replacement project feasible for completion within the timeframe of the grant.
The application deadline is October 15, 2021.
All applications are going to be reviewed by The Africa Institute’s faculty and research fellows. Recipients are going to be chosen supported quality of the proposal, and therefore the demonstrated capacity of the applicant to finish the project.
Applications must include:
A two-page CV/résumé including institutional affiliation, educational qualifications, including highest degree received, and key publications/works produced
A two-page narrative explaining the interpretation to be undertaken during the fellowship period, an evidence of the importance of the work, a justification for a re-translation, if applicable, and proposed dates of completion. The project could also be a work-in-progress, or a replacement project that matches within the timeframe of the grant.
A 4-5 five page (double-spaced) sample of the first text(s) and translation.
An explanation of the work’s copyright status: If the work isn’t within the property right , please include a replica of the copyright notice from the first text, and a letter from the copyright holder stating that English rights to the work are available.
Submitted applications must include statement, sample, copyright status (if applicable), and CV, therein order into one PDF file. Name the file with the applicant’s name during this format: LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME.pdf. Use an equivalent name within the email subject heading LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME application and send PDF as an email attachment to email@example.com.