English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610 [NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, application deadline: March 1, 2011]

full name / name of organization: 
Mary Fuller / Massachusetts Insitute of Technology
contact email: 
maryf298@gmail.com

We announce the NEH Summer Seminar for College Professors on “English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610," to be held at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts July 5-29, 2011. This seminar will consider primary sources on Anglo-American contact in these early decades through an interdisciplinary lens, using evidence and methods from several different disciplines. We hope to attract a diverse group of applicants. Sixteen applicants will be chosen to participate in this summer seminar, and each participant will receive a stipend of $3,300 to help defray the costs of travel, housing and meals.

Deadline for applying to participate: March 1, 2011.

Seminar dates: July 5-29, 2011 at MIT.

For more details and to see Prof. Mary Fuller's "Dear Colleague" letter which you will need to complete the application, please visit the seminar website at http://web.mit.edu/neh/english_encounters/.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
interdisciplinary
renaissance
science_and_culture
travel_writing