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11236-IT

Fulbright Lectureship in Italian-American Studies at the University of Calabria

Italy
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

The Fulbright scholar will be expected to teach one seminar style course at the graduate, master's level - six hours per week. Average class size: 40 students.

Course and syllabus requirements: Scholar will submit a detailed syllabus, including reading materials, in advance of the course.  These materials will be provided to the students via pdf. Students will have to write a paper of 10 pages on an individual topic decided with the instructor.

Other activities: Student advising and tutorials.

Grant Length
Three months
Grant Dates

Grant period from October 2021 to January 2022.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Anthropology
Area Studies, non- U.S.
Arts
Drama/Theater
Economics
Film/Cinema Studies
History, American
History, non- U.S.
Law
Literature, American
Literature, non- U.S.
Music
Sociology
Areas of Interest

While this award is open to any project in the disciplines listed above, there is interest in scholars who are in these particular specialty areas.

Italian-American Studies: the experience of Italians and Italian-Americans within the United States. This is an interdisciplinary field that intersects with History, Anthropology, Folklore, American Literature, Italian Literature, Cinema, Media, Music, Economy, Law and more. We welcome applications from scholars of any of these fields, and in particular of Italian Studies, English Literature, Anthropology, Folklore, Cinema and Media Studies, Music and Performing Arts, Diaspora Studies, Sociology, Working-Class Studies, Labor Studies, Community-Engaged Scholarship (CES), History, Memory and Heritage Studies.

Special Features

Research and collaboration with peers; teaching or guest lecturing at other university departments and other institutions in the city of affiliation of the scholar; introduction to and interaction with the local and university communities.

Other opportunities: Conference organization and participation both at the University of Calabria and at other institutions in the South of Italy. Opportunity to be involved in the advanced international two-week seminar, Italian Diaspora Studies Spring Seminar, that takes place at the University of Calabria during the second half of May.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Professionals
Academics, all levels including early career
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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