The Brian King Fabulous Researcher Fund

The ArQuives (formerly the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives) has grown to become the largest independent LGBTQ2+ archives in the world. By collecting and caring for important historical records, personal papers, unpublished documents, publications, audiovisual material, works of art, photographs, posters, and other artifacts, The ArQuives is a trusted guardian of LGBTQ2+ histories. The Brian King Fabulous Researcher Fund honours the memory of former volunteer Brian King. The funding is to assist applicants to access the collection.

Amount: $1000

Faculty Research Office: 5 days prior to agency deadline. (If you wish to have feedback on your application allow at least one week – contact Karen Kueneman)
Research Western: 5 days prior to agency deadline
The ArQuives : January 31, 2020

More information and applications… Only one researcher will be funded each year. Research must take place within the calendar year of 2020.The funds can be used for travel and accommodations.

Eligibility: Applications are open to Canadian and international scholars, graduate students, artists, cultural producers, and other independent researchers with an established research agenda who wish to conduct research at The ArQuives.

Full Applications are to be processed through Research Western  and are to be accompanied by a completed ROLA.

Please contact Karen Kueneman,, if you intend to apply.

photo credit: enneafive Water Mill via photopin (license)

About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall
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