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11292-SW

Fulbright-Uppsala University Chair in American Studies

Sweden
Europe and Eurasia

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Teach one introductory course for undergraduates, as well as a more specialized course for senior or graduate students (or both) in the grantee's area of expertise. The Distinguished Chair will also give an inaugural lecture during the year. Opportunities to give lectures at other Swedish universities and outside Sweden will be available and are encouraged. The Distinguished Chair may also participate in collaborative research with the department faculty.

Grant Length
Either one semester (4.5 months) or two semesters (9 months); a nine month grant period is preferred.
Grant Dates

Two-semester grants must begin in September 2021.

One-semester grants must begin in either September 2021 or January 2022.

Locations

The Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS), Department of English at Uppsala University.

The city of Uppsala has more than 180,000 residents, is the fourth largest municipality in Sweden and is located 45 miles from Stockholm. Uppsala University is the oldest university in Scandinavia. With its nine faculties of law, theology, medicine, pharmacy, arts, educational sciences, languages, social sciences and science and technology, Uppsala University offers its students more than 40 programs of study and independent courses.

The Swedish Institute for North American Studies (SINAS), established in 1985, is a research institute located at the Department of English with three main objectives: (1) to conduct and promote research in American studies; (2) to coordinate the efforts of scholars in varying American studies disciplines; and (3) to arrange courses, lectures and conferences on related topics. The Fulbright Distinguished Chair is an established position at SINAS. Visit Uppsala University's website for additional information about the host institution and the Fulbright Distinguished Chair program.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Only applications in the following disciplines will be considered
Disciplines
American Studies
Economics
Film/Cinema Studies
History, American
Literature, American
Political Science
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.

Proposed subject matter must relate to the field of American studies.

Special Features

Housing should be arranged with the host institution. The Commission is unable to provide assistance.

Application Deadline
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Activity
Teaching/Research
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Candidate Profile
Distinguished Chair
Number of Grants
1
Program Staff
Carleen Velez
Outreach and Recruitment Specialist
Phone: 
202-686-4021

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