APPLICATIONS DUE NEXT MONDAY, JANUARY 25, 2016!
Summer 2016 NEH ODH Institute for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities
"Space and Place in Africana/Black Studies:
An Institute on Spatial Humanities Theories, Methods and Practice"
June 5-26, 2016 & April 14-16, 2017
(our schedule for the three weeks this summer is now also on-line at www.nehspaceandplaceblstinstitute.org)
Deadline for applications: January 25, 2016.
Application and Logistics:
All fellows will participate in a three-week residency June 5-26 2016 at Purdue. Residency will include colloquia and working sessions in which participants collectively develop project foundations and address relevant issues in spatial humanities. Fellows will also be provided the opportunity to present their own projects. Applicants need not be proficient with geo-spatial technologies but must demonstrate some level of engagement with them as well as with spatial questions and analyses. Evidence of the capacity for successful interdisciplinary collaboration and for scholarly innovation is required.
Applications should include the following:
- Two to three-page statement describing how participation in the Institute will fit the scholarly and professional goals of the applicant.
- One-page description of the applicant’s experience with geo-spatial technologies and spatial analysis.
- Brief CV (maximum of three pages).
- Letter of support from department chair for non-tenured faculty or from their dissertation advisor for doctoral candidates.
- Projects that articulate a clear understanding of the potential of spatial humanities and the problems associated with the use of geo-spatial technologies in humanities scholarship will be regarded favorably.
Electronic applications are required. Please assemble all application materials, except for letters of recommendation, into one PDF file.