OPPORTUNITY: Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Call for Applicants

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is inviting applications to attend “Research Institute in Digital Ethnic Studies,” a two-week program that will afford 25 participants (ACLS Summer Scholars) the opportunity to collaborate with other scholars from Minority Serving Institutions. The institute will be held July 26-August 8, 2020.

From the call:

This ACLS summer institute is designed primarily for full-time or part-time humanities faculty at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) who teach undergraduate students. Advanced graduate students attending MSIs, and scholars/staff employed by museums, libraries, historical societies and other organizations associated with MSIs are also eligible. All applicants must demonstrate that their participation in the institute aims to advance ethnic studies in the digital realm.

Applicants must be United States citizens, residents under U.S. jurisdiction, or foreign nationals residing in the United States who are currently faculty, staff, or a graduate student at an accredited or acknowledged MSI (e.g., Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Native Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and other designated MSIs).

Those interested are encouraged to study the project website and carefully consider the project’s expectations and requirements prior to applying to this institute. The select few awarded a place in the program will have expenses for economy travel, lodging, and food covered by the institute, as well as a $2,000 honorarium.

The deadline for application submission is November 15. Successful applicants will be notified by December 2, 2019.

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