Are you a graduate student engaged with innovative projects and research at the intersection of digital media and learning, 21st-century education, and technology in the arts, humanities and sciences? Would you like join an international conversation about the digital humanities?
If so, you are invited to apply for the opportunity to become a 2015-2016 HASTAC scholar. As a Scholar, you will represent Fordham University at HASTAC’s prestigious, online community. Two successful candidates will each receive a $300 honorarium from the office of the Dean of GSAS.
Applications will be evaluated based on the scholar’s activities in the areas of digital humanities research, pedagogy and technology, and service to the community. Highly motivated students with limited exposure to the digital humanities are encouraged to apply. This opportunity is an excellent way to learn more about digital media and practices.
Deadline for applications: August 25, 2015
Announcement of Award: September 4, 2015
To make the application, please answer the following the questions:
- Why do you want to become a HASTAC Scholar?
- How will being a HASTAC Scholar support your current work at work Fordham? Please speak to this question in terms of both your teaching and research, noting your experience with digital humanities research and pedagogy.
- What strengths and experience can you contribute to the HASTAC community?
- Briefly summarize two blog postings that you might contribute to the HASTAC Scholars blog.
Your application must include a brief recommendation from a faculty member who can speak to your scholarship and ability to collaborate with others, both in person and online.
Applications and recommendations must be sent as Word Documents to Dr. Elizabeth Cornell at firstname.lastname@example.org, with “YOURLASTNAME-HASTAC APP” as the subject line.
Applications are due no later than 5:00 PM, August 25, 2015.