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September 18, 2007

Global Ethnic Literatures Seminar Fellowships for faculty and graduate students 2008-9

Each fall GELS supports four faculty and six graduate students fellows in a weekly seminar devoted to their specific interests on global and ethnic issues. Fellows will be joined over the course of the semester by distinguished visitors. Faculty fellows receive a course reduction in the fall term to participate in the seminar (with reimbursement to their home unit) and $1000 in research funds. Graduate student fellows receive $3000 in summer funding in advance of their time in GELS and tuition, a stipend equivalent to a .50 GSI, and GradCare in the fall term. There are also opportunities to teach courses of one's own design in the winter term. Information about application and application forms are available on the GELS website at http://www.lsa.umich.edu/complit/gels/. The application deadline is 12 p.m. January 7, 2008.

Faculty Applications
Faculty must notify their departments of their intention to apply. The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 7, 2008 at noon. Complete applications include six collated sets of the following:
1. GELS application form
2. A brief description, not more than 1000 words, of the work that you would like to pursue in GELS
3. A complete C.V.
4. A letter of support by the chair or director of your unit

Graduate Students Applications
Graduate students must notify their departments of their intention to apply. The deadline for receipt of application materials is January 7, 2008 at noon. Complete applications include six collated sets of the following:
1. GELS application form
2. A brief description, not more than 1000 words, of the work that you would like to pursue in GELS
3. An official transcript
4. A letter of support by the chair of your dissertation committee or the director of graduate studies in your unit

Posted by idareyou at September 18, 2007 04:06 PM

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