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  • Online Publications — Dumbarton Oaks
    International Style modernism to Postmodern classicism Despite this recognition the Johnson wing has been little discussed or studied This anniversary year provides an excellent opportunity to commemorate the Pre Columbian collection s impressive housing arguably a work of art in its own right Philip Johnson at Dumbarton Oaks Read More Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Museum About Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Byzantine Collection Pre Columbian Collection House Collection

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  • Museum Volunteer Opportunities — Dumbarton Oaks
    for Visitor Service Assistants Description Visitor Services Assistants welcome visitors to Dumbarton Oaks recommend things to see and do within the museum and answer general questions about the collection special exhibitions and museum facilities Requirements Visitor Service Assistants must have excellent communication skills and a warm outgoing and professional demeanor Basic computer skills and internet access for correspondence training and scheduling are necessary Training and Commitment Prospective volunteers attend a brief orientation and training program which introduces them to the museum s collections policies and programs Volunteer Service Assistants commit to serving one three hour shift each week on a fixed day Tuesday through Sunday for at least one year Please click here for the Volunteer Service Assistant Application Docents At this time we are not recruiting for docents Please check back on March 1 2016 Serving as a Volunteer Service Assistant or as a Docent is contingent on securing a favorable background report If you have any questions please contact Laura Symcak Docent Program Coordinator at 202 339 6409 or SymcakL doaks org Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Museum About Plan Your Visit Guided Tours Byzantine Collection Pre Columbian Collection House Collection Browse the Collections Online Galleries and

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  • Museum Shop — Dumbarton Oaks
    as Central Asia With a wide variety of handmade jewelry garden personal and home accessories we have something for all your shopping needs Custom ceramic jewelry and stationary reproductions are available to help you take home a memory of your favorite pieces Books Our book selection encompasses all three of our scholarly fields of study and includes all current Dumbarton Oaks publications distributed by Harvard University Press in addition to popular titles and children s books Click here for a current list of all Dumbarton Oaks Publications currently in stock Please email Museum Shop for ordering information Garden season members enjoy a 10 discount on all merchandise year round Museum Shop Hours are 12 30 5 30 pm Tuesday through Friday and 11 30 5 30 Saturday and Sunday For further shop information please email Shop doaks org Shop News DUMBARTON OAKS CUSTOM SCARVES Come in and see our new collection of Dumbarton Oaks scarves Based on museum pieces and rare book prints they are made of 100 silk and are available in four styles shown from left to right Roses Daisies Pansies and Sweet Violets Mosaic and Inka All are priced at 65 Document Actions Print this Share Navigation

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  • Research at Dumbarton Oaks — Dumbarton Oaks
    areas of study supported by Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss Byzantine Studies including related aspects of late Roman early Christian western Medieval Slavic and Near Eastern Studies Pre Columbian Studies of Mexico Central America and Andean South America and Garden and Landscape Studies including garden history landscape architecture and related disciplines Residential fellowships for an academic year semester or summer are awarded in all three areas of study to scholars from around the world In addition Dumbarton Oaks offers one month non residential awards to researchers and short term predoctoral residencies to advanced graduate students Each of the three programs of study supports and disseminates research in its relevant fields through an annual symposium a program of public lectures informal talks and colloquia and publications A program of project grants primarily supports archaeological research as well as materials analysis and photographic surveys of objects and monuments Long term research projects at Dumbarton Oaks include the digitization of the Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives and the online publication of our Byzantine seals and coins collections Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Studies Programs Fellowships and Grants Byzantine Studies Pre Columbian Studies Garden and Landscape Studies Opportunities for Harvard Students

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  • Fellowship Opportunities — Dumbarton Oaks
    under the direction of a faculty member at their own university Graduate students who do not have the PhD in hand by the application deadline of November 1 must apply as Junior Fellows Successful applicants for Junior Fellowships who have the PhD in hand by the beginning of the Fellowship term may be granted the status and stipend of Fellows Fellowships are for scholars who hold a doctorate or appropriate final degree or have established themselves in their field and wish to pursue their own research Summer Fellowships are for Byzantine Pre Columbian or Garden and Landscape scholars on any level of advancement beyond the first year of graduate post baccalaureate study Please note Fellowship applicants in Garden and Landscape Studies should see here for additional information Tyler Fellowships are two year fellowships designed for Harvard graduate students who have completed all departmental requirements for the PhD before the application deadline Tyler Fellowships are governed by unique terms You may learn more about the Tyler Fellowship and its terms here Mellon Fellowships in Urban Landscape Studies are offered by the Garden and Landscape Studies program and are intended for scholars and designers to pursue research on the history and current conditions of urban landscapes Mellon Fellowships are governed by unique terms You may learn more about the Mellon Initiative in Urban Landscape Studies here and fellowship terms here Document Actions Print this Share Navigation Studies Programs Fellowships and Grants Fellowships Fellowship Terms William R Tyler Fellowships Mellon Fellowships in Urban Landscape Studies Applications 2015 2016 Fellows One Month Research Awards Project Grants Short Term Pre Doctoral Residencies Byzantine Studies Pre Columbian Studies Garden and Landscape Studies Opportunities for Harvard Students Important Dates for Fellowships and Grants February 1 Mellon Fellowship applications due March 1 One Month Research Award applications due

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  • One-Month Research Awards — Dumbarton Oaks
    we are unable to process inter library loan requests During the term of the award lunch on weekdays with other members of the scholarly community is available at a modest cost Accommodations are not provided You may want to visit our list of short term housing available in the Washington D C area Recipients are expected to make significant progress in a research project that leads to publication either an article or part of a larger work or achieves some other form of professional enhancement that has been described in the application Reports on the results of the work accomplished during the tenure of the award will be submitted upon completion of the term Resulting publications should acknowledge Dumbarton Oaks and be brought to our attention Conditions Applicants who live 75 or more miles from Washington D C will receive preference Individuals currently affiliated with Dumbarton Oaks are not eligible for the award Recipients may not combine or take in immediate succession these awards with summer or academic year fellowships at Dumbarton Oaks Successful applicants are requested to wait two years before making another application for an award Applicants must hold a doctorate or appropriate final degree at the time of application The award period is four consecutive weeks Awards are distributed either by stipend check or in the form of a travel reimbursement upon submission of receipts neither to exceed 3 000 USD U S citizens must provide a copy of an original Social Security card for the disbursement For non U S citizens a U S Social Security number or an International Taxpayer Identification Number ITIN must be obtained in advance of stipend disbursement if that option is selected Please see more information about ITIN application Dumbarton Oaks provides J 1 visas for the month as part of our U S Department of State designated Exchange Visitor Program In order to qualify scholars must provide proof of health insurance that fulfills the criteria of the J 1 visa Please be advised that scholars who have been in the United States with J status within the past 12 months may not qualify for a Dumbarton Oaks J 1 visa unless they were in the United States for a total time of less than six months These individuals and all other non U S citizens are strongly urged to check their prospective visa status for the requested research period prior to submitting an application To Apply Please submit an application electronically according to the following deadlines prior to your proposed research visit October 1 for January 15 June 30 award periods March 1 for July 1 December 20 award periods Once you have submitted your application via the online system please also notify the department to which you are applying via email Byzantine Studies Garden and Landscape Studies Pre Columbian Studies Awards will be announced within six weeks of the application deadline If you have any questions please email the Manager of Academic Programs at fellowshipprograms at doaks dot org

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  • Short-Term Pre-Doctoral Residencies — Dumbarton Oaks
    are unable to process inter library loan requests Each residency provides two to four weeks of single accommodations and lunches on weekdays with the exception of scheduled refectory closures In addition a Reader badge for access to the Library will be issued for the period of the residency Successful applicants for residencies will be eligible to apply a second time before they receive their PhD degrees The award of a residency does not preclude a subsequent award of a junior or a regular fellowship or a One Month Research Award Upon completion of the residency recipients are asked to submit a research report to the Director of Study and to provide future degree completion and subsequent position placement information to the program Application Procedure Applicants must send the following to the appropriate Director of Studies at least 60 days before the preferred residency dates Letter of Request Specify the desired period of stay with alternatives if possible please note that awards terms are not offered between December 15 January 15 the purpose of the visit e g to read for general exams or to conduct research for the dissertation A brief curriculum vitae List address and telephone number education awards and honors present and past positions if applicable publications conference presentations field research etc description of language competences In addition applicants must ask their academic adviser to send a letter of recommendation directly to the appropriate Director of Studies at Dumbarton Oaks The three programs Byzantine Garden and Landscape Pre Columbian also offer residential fellowships during the summer and academic year Please send all required materials to Director of Byzantine Pre Columbian Garden and Landscape Studies Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington D C 20007 or digital copies to Byzantine Studies Garden and Landscape Studies

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  • Project Grants — Dumbarton Oaks
    a degree library or archival research catalogues nor for conservation and restoration per se Priority is given to applicants who have not previously received support from Dumbarton Oaks Pre Columbian project awards are intended only to survey excavate and or document sites landscapes or objects that are in imminent danger Applicants should provide evidence that such sites landscapes or objects are under immediate threat Garden and Landscape grants are intended to support primary research of a specific site Project grants may be used for a broad array of projects including field research site analysis botanical surveys heritage conservation and restoration planning with the goal of promoting the preservation and understanding of historic gardens and other significant designed landscapes For Byzantine project awards priority is given to small projects as well as start up support for new projects or for the final push for completion Funds can only be disbursed to individuals not academic or other institutions and only on a reimbursement basis upon submission of receipts Submission of a final report is obligatory Funds are available July 1 June 1 of the award year Funding is non recurring Qualifications and Conditions Project grants are limited to applicants holding a doctorate or the equivalent and are awarded on the basis of ability and preparation of the principal project personnel including knowledge of the requisite languages and interest and value of the project to the specific field of study Individuals currently affiliated with Dumbarton Oaks are not eligible Applications are reviewed by an external committee of scholars in the relevant field Awards are made for projects conducted within the span of one fiscal year July 1 2016 through June 30 2017 Completed applications must include three letters of reference posted directly by the recommenders to the online application system Upon completion of

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