Field Institute in Environmental & Borderlands History

2009 NEH Summer Institute
for University and College Teachers

June 14-July 11




Nature and History at the Nation's Edge: A Field Institute in Environmental and Borderlands History
is a 2009 summer institute for university and college teachers, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Centered at the University of Arizona, the four-week long interdisciplinary institute draws upon the resources of the university and the region. It brings together college teachers with scholars and experts to explore the Southwest borderlands.

Activities include classroom seminars, field trips, archival studies, and an extended 15-day field study tour through the arid lands and historical landscapes of Arizona, New Mexico, and Sonora, Mexico.

We invite applications from teachers of American undergraduate students and other qualified independent scholars and professionals. The 25 selected participants will receive a stipend of $3,200 to help cover their expenses during the institute. Applications are due to the project director by March 2, 2009.





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