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Mar
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On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land
Mar 1 @ 7:03 pm – 8:03 pm

A National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute

In residence at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C

June 12-­June 30, 2017

“On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land” is a National Endowment for the Humanities summer institute sponsored by the Community College Humanities Association. It is an opportunity for twenty-two select faculty participants from two-year community and four-year colleges, tribal colleges, and universities, in a humanities discipline, to enhance their teaching and research through a three-week residency at the Library of Congress, and by engaging with prominent scholars in the field of Native American Ethnohistory through a rich schedule of interdisciplinary seminars led by the following ten distinguished Visiting Faculty Scholars:

Matthew Babcock, History, University of North Texas at Dallas

Tracy L. Brown, Anthropology, Central Michigan University

Colin Gordon Calloway, Native American Studies, Dartmouth University

Pekka Hämäläinen, Oxford Centre for Research in US History

Michael E. Harkin, Anthropology, University of Wyoming

Sergie Kan, Anthropology and Native American Studies, Dartmouth University

Amy Lonetree, Humanities/ History, University of California Santa Cruz

Michael McDonnell, History, University of Sydney

Gregory Smithers, History, Virginia Commonwealth University

Michael Witgen (Red Cliff Ojibwe), American Culture & History, University of Michigan

Stipend:

The stipend for a three-week NEH Institute is $2,700. In the case of the “Native Grounds” Institute we have prearranged lodging for 20 nights at the Capitol Hill Hotel (CHH), adjacent to the Library of Congress; for those opting to accept our collegial arrangements at CHH, participants will receive lodging in very spacious double suites, with full kitchen facilities, daily breakfast, and complimentary wine-hour on weekdays, plus a remaining cash stipend of $650 to help defray costs of travel and meals. For additional information visit our website at NativeGrounds2017.com or you may also contact Project Co-Directors Dr. Laraine Fletcher, [email protected], or Dr. George Scheper, [email protected]; or Project Manager Andrew Rusnak, [email protected] .

Application Deadline: March 1, 2017