The Center for Africana Studies at the Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Institute entitled, "Soldiers, Slaves, Rebels: Currents of Black Resistance in the Tropical Atlantic, 1760-1880."
This five-week institute will be held at Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore, Maryland, and will run from July 6 to August 7, 2009. The institute, directed by Ben Vinson III, Stewart King, and Natalie Zacek, will include seminars led by fourteen internationally prominent guest lecturers in the field of black Atlantic studies, and will include case studies drawn from North America, Jamaica, Haiti, Mexico, Guyana, Surinam, and Brazil. Classroom-based sessions will be complemented by informal discussions, field visits, film screenings, special lectures, and opportunities for individual consultation with the guest lecturers and directors.
Twenty-five participants will be selected by means of a competitive application process; applications are due by March 2, 2009, and decisions will be announced by April 1, 2009. All selected participants will receive a stipend of $3800, and will have full access to the libraries and other facilities on the Hopkins campus. For more details, please consult the institute's website:
Additional information can be obtained from:
Center for Africana Studies
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD 21218
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