APPLY Baltimore Field School 2.0 Fellowship @UMBCPubHum 1/31/2023

Apply for the Baltimore Field School 2.0 Fellowship
Application Deadline: 1/31/23

Please apply for and/or help spread the word about the Baltimore Field School (BFS) 2.0 application. Sponsored by American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Sustaining Public Engagement Grants, BFS 2.0 seeks to create a model of ethical humanities research and teaching in Baltimore and cities like it. The Baltimore Field School 2.0 is the second iteration of a planning intensive focusing on building collaborative public humanities projects and developing the field school programming with our 8 Community Fellows. 

The BFS 2.0 application is open to all UMBC graduate students, full-time staff, and full-time faculty. Preference will be given to untenured/assistant professors to support early career work in public humanities. 

The application link is provided here and is due on 1/31/23 by 11:59 PM. A cohort of 11 fellows will be selected in February 2023 and each fellow will receive a $3,000 stipend.

BFS Fellow responsibilities:

1. Attend the Baltimore Field School 2.0 event in Spring 2023.

2. Attend the summer institute for one week in July 2023 (July 16-21). The in-person institute will offer meetings, panels, and work sessions and optional programming and events with community partners.
3. Attend a reconvening for one day in September.
4. Give feedback on the project through a pre- and post-evaluation and submit suggestions for future programming.

BFS Fellows should bring interest in or an idea for a public humanities project and/or course focusing on the Baltimore area. Fellows should be interested in discussing and developing ethical methods for public humanities work.

Our Community Fellows were selected in June 2022 and will play an integral role in the selection of and programming for the BFS Fellows.

Our 2022-2023 Community Fellows are:

Tisha Guthrie, Baltimore Renters United

Aisha Alfadhalah, Mera Kitchen Collective

Curtis Eaddy II, Beautiful Side of Ugly

Eric Jackson, Black Yield Institute

Lisa Snowden, Baltimore Beat

Betty Bland-Thomas, South Baltimore Partnership

Yesenia Mejia, Creative Alliance

Cameron Granadino, Real News Network

NOTE: Your ideas or projects do not need to involve the partners listed above.

Please reach out to Sarah Fouts [email protected] with questions.

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