Summer Faculty Research Fellowships

Dresher Center Summer Faculty Research Fellows
Application Process

The Dresher Center for the Humanities and the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) invites applications for Summer Faculty Research Fellowships (SFRF). Funding is intended to support and promote significant humanities research at UMBC. Dresher Center Summer Research Fellows (individuals or groups) will receive support for summer research and assistance in developing grant or publication proposals that are designed to lead to applications for extramural funding, to the completion and publication of a book manuscript, or other projects of similar stature.

Proposals are welcome and will be considered from all full-time, tenure-track faculty pursuing humanities research in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Proposals will be reviewed by the Dresher Center Advisory Board

The application deadline for 2014 Dresher Center Summer Faculty Research Fellowships is
April 2, 2014.

2014 Application

For more information contact:
Dr. Jessica Berman, Director
Dresher Center for the Humanities
Performing Arts and Humanities Building 217
Voice: 410-455-6798

Previous Dresher Center Summer Fellows:

Summer 2013

Rebecca Adelman (MCS):  “The Shadow Rules of Engagement: Visual Practices, Citizen-Subjectivities, and America’s Global War on Terror”

Kathryn Bell (Visual Arts),  “Mapping Memory: Sherman’s March and America”

Amy Bhatt  (GWST), “At Home in Globalization: Gender, Labor and the Migrant Household”

Christine Mallinson (LLC), “Minding the (Opportunity) Gap: Building Partnerships with Schools of Education to Address Systemic Language-Based Challenges in STEM Education”

Marjoleine Kars (HIST), “Gendering Rebellion: Women and the Berbice Slave Uprising, 1763-1764”

Susan McCully (Theater/GWST), Eva Muson (Theater), and Michele Osherow (ENGL/Judaic Studies), “Leah’s Dybbuk: Adapting and Revisioning Ansky’s Play through a Feminist Lens”

Summer 2012

Craig Saper (LLC), “Biography of Robert Carlton Brown, 1886-1959″

Edward Larkey (MLLIC), “Transculture Television in Germany”

Elizabeth Walton (DANCE), “Paul Taylor Revealed: The Man Behind the Dance”

Summer 2011

Tamara Bhalla (AMST), “Between History and identity: Readers, Recognition and Authenticity in South Asian- American Literature and Community”

Christopher Corbett (ENGL), “The Borderland of Fable: Myth in the Nineteenth Century American West”

Preminda Jacob (VisArts), “The City Beautiful Movement in Chennai, India: Contemporary Mural Painting Confronts Urban Blight”