Research at Sewanee
SCHOLARSHIP SEWANEE 2015 April 23rd and 24th, 2015
This year's events kick off on Thursday, April 23rd with a performance of Sewanee Theater's “ Three by Tennessee”
a trio of one-act plays by Tennessee Williams. (The production continues all the way to the 25th in case you miss opening night)
Friday, April 24th brings talks from Biology, Chemistry, Politics, Economics, History, International and Global Studies, English, Visual Arts, and more, as well as a Poster Session involving presentations from a variety of disciplines. Special events in the afternoon include our first ever dance presentation (at Tennessee Williams) and a lecture by Dr. Sydney King
, the composer of Tangos Descardos
, which will be world premiered by the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra that evening.
We are also pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffery Lovich
of the U.S. Geological Survey Southwest Biological Science Center and Northern Arizona University as our 3rd McCrady Lecturer. He will deliver a keynote address entitled “Renewable Energy Development and Terrestrial and Aquatic Conservation: The New Frontier"
at 1pm in Blackman Auditorium.
That evening you can conclude this amazing celebration of collaborative student-faculty work with the spring concert by the Sewanee Symphony Orchestra as they present “¡Concierto! Musics from Latin America”
The abstract book, complete with a schedule of all talks is available here
The Beinecke Library Fellowship Program
Given by Yale University to research in its literary collections.
2015 ACS Faculty Grants
ACS grants support projects that develop methods, that directly impact student learning, and that increase the efficiency of Liberal Arts education. For more information visit their website.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation: Fellowship for Junior Faculty
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation offers this grant for professors in humanities or social sciences.
National Humanities Center Fellowship
Researchers from all fields of the humanities including the natural and social sciences, the arts, the professions, and public life who are engaged in humanistic projects are encouraged to apply.
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education
This program invites proposals that address immediate challenges and opportunities that are facing undergraduate STEM education, as well as those that anticipate new structures and new functions of the undergraduate learning and teaching enterprise.
Career Enhancement Fellowships
The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and sciences.