Call for applications: Dissertation Workshop on Afro-Latin American Studies

December 2018

Harvard University

The Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, invites doctoral students at universities anywhere in the world, who are at the dissertation writing stage, from any discipline, to submit an application to a dissertation workshop. Previous applicants who were not selected before are welcome to reapply.

The only condition is that their dissertations deal with Afro- Latin American topics broadly defined, covering any time period, from colonial times to the present. Proposals can be submitted in EnglishSpanish or Portuguese.

Interested students should submit a three-page proposal (double space) summarizing their dissertation topic and one letter of support from their academic advisor. Please make sure you identify in the header of your application your name, institutional affiliation, and field you are researching in.

Complete materials should be uploaded electronically by January 13, 2019 using the following application format:

About twelve students will be selected to participate in the Workshop. They will be notified by February 25. Selected students will be asked to submit a dissertation chapter (up to 50 pages, double space, in English, Spanish, or Portuguese) by March 11. Chapters will be circulated among workshop participants. The Workshop will meet at Harvard on May 10-11, 2019.

The Afro-Latin American Research Institute will cover travel expenses, lodging and living expenses for all participants.

Read more at their official website!

Post a comment