NEH 2005 Summer Institute: British & Indigenous Cultural Encounters in Native North America: 1580—1785
Faculty are invited to apply for a five-week National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on British & Indigenous Cultural Encounters in Native North America: 1580—1785 led by Professor Scott Manning Stevens, from July 11 to August 12, 2005. Visiting faculty: Mary Fuller, Donald Grinde, Peter Mancall, and Ann Marie Plane. The Institute will be held at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Our Institute will focus on the cultural interactions that occurred during the period of the encounter from first contact to American independence, a point that marked a new direction in the on-going relations between Native Americans and the nations of the United States and Canada. The faculty of the Institute includes leading figures from different academic disciplines and methodologies who have written important studies on the encounter in the areas of U.S. colonial history, Native American studies, early modern British literature, and Native American literature.
Stipend for participants is $3,600, intended for travel, food, and lodging.
Applications must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2005
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