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Oct 23, 2021

Oct 23, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Coffee, it's not just a drink! Coffee painting is a centuries-old technique that produces a painting similar to watercolor. By modifying the intensity of the brewed coffee, artists can adjust the saturation of the hue. Join Lauren Linahon to learn how to transform your energizing morning drink into a beautiful work of art! Stanley Creates is an interactive program for children and teens to learn artmaking techniques using everyday materials. Taking inspiration from the museum’s collection,...

Oct 24, 2021

Oct 24, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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October is a month for all things spooky - but research and creative scholarship don't have to be scary! The Marshall Undergraduate Research Conference was created for students by students to give UI's undergraduates a low-risk space to learn about undergraduate research.  Students gather for a 2 hour conference (with food!) to hear from a faculty speaker, learn about what undergraduate research is, and find out how to get involved.   Find a full schedule, registration, and more information...

Oct 27, 2021

Oct 27, 2021

5:00 PM

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The Obermann Interdisciplinary Research Grants (IDRG) foster collaborative scholarship and creative work by offering recipients time and space to exchange new ideas leading to invention, creation, and publication. IDRG groups work at the Obermann Center for two or four weeks, usually in July and/or August. Applicants propose work on a project with colleagues from across the University, across disciplines within their own department, or with colleagues from other parts of the country or the w...

Oct 28, 2021

Oct 28, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Oct 29, 2021

Oct 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies is delighted to welcome both national leaders of funding bodies and impressive recipients the our second round of “What Do We Mean by Research Now?” So often, when a scholar—especially a junior faculty member—proposes a groundbreaking project outside of traditional project, the response is: “But how we would evaluate that?” However, in the last decade, organizations that have long funded traditional research have become both advocates for and evalu...

Oct 29, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Cinematic Arts Lecture Series: Daniel Durant Friday, October 29th, 2021 3:30pm to 5:00pm Virtual event RSVP at https://uiowa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUode-tqDsrE9Mzg2pZ8bOZeQOCUFvwCcZK “Daniel Durant: Breaking Barriers via Deaf Representation in Cinema, Theatre, and the Arts” Join actor Daniel Durant for a lecture and Q & A in which he discusses his barrier-breaking career from Broadway to Hollywood, the importance of authentic Deaf representation in film, theatre, and television, the...

Oct 29, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza will speak about critical literacy, agency, and sociolinguistic justice as part of the Teaching and Heritage Language series sponsored by The Obermann Center and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Please view attached flyer for more information.

Oct 30, 2021

Oct 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Dr. Claudia Holguín Mendoza will be speaking about critical language awareness and critical literacy in the classroom  This event is sponsored by the Obermann Center and the Department of Spanish and Portuguese. Registration is required for this event.  Follow the link to register:  https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0ilD82UaGJWlynA?Q_CHL=qr

Nov 3, 2021

Nov 3, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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Hector Abad Faciolince, Ida Cordelia Beam Disinguished Visiting Professor, and Horacio Castellanos Moya, from the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Iowa, will discuss Latin America literature and their shared experiences as writers in exile from political voilence. Reception to follow. This event is made possible by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the International Writing Program (iwp), the Obermann ...

Nov 3, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

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Anne Anlin Cheng is Professor of English, and affiliated faculty in the Program in American Studies, the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies, and the Committee on Film Studies at Princeton University. She is an interdisciplinary and comparative race scholar who focuses on the uneasy intersection between politics and aesthetics, drawing from literary theory, race and gender studies, film and architectural theory, legal studies, psychoanalysis, and critical food studies.  She works primari...

Nov 4, 2021

Nov 4, 2021

7:15 PM - 9:15 PM

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FREE ADMISSION "El olvido que seremos/Memories of my father," directed by Oscar-winner Fernando Trueba, is the story of Hector Abad's family and childhood in Medlin, Colombia.  The assassination of his father, a beloved human rights activist, shook the nation.  Presented in Spanish with English subtitles; after the film, Abad will answer questions in Spanish and English. This event is made possible by Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Department of Spanish and Portugu...

Nov 5, 2021

Nov 5, 2021

1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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The Computer Science (CS) department welcomes prospective students interested in our graduate programs to our annual Prospective Student Visit Day on Fri, Nov 5. We are looking for strong students with diverse backgrounds to join our MCS and PhD programs. A wide variety of research areas is represented by our world-class faculty including algorithms, computational epidemiology, distributed computing, human-computer interaction, machine learning, massive data algorithms and technology, mobile...

Nov 6, 2021

Nov 6, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  Ho Che Anderson’s three-volume graphic novel, King, mixes the historical record with imagined conversations and events during Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life in the 1950s and ‘60s. Pages from King with the artist’s and editor’s annotations are part of the Stanley School Programs Collection that has visited K–12 schools across Iowa. Associate Curator of Education Joshua Siefken will present Anderson’s work and discuss the social justice themes present in the Stanley School Programs Graphic...

Nov 7, 2021

Nov 7, 2021

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol UI Rising Piano Stars Piano Sundays returns for the 2021-22 season! The University of Iowa School of Music, in partnership with the Old Capitol Museum and West Music, is proud to host this annual tradition. We're returning to in-person performances at the Old Capitol Museum Senate Chambers this year, performed on their historic, rebuilt Steinway grand piano “Rose.” This is an incredible opportunity for the community to see and hear the university’s talented...

Nov 9, 2021

Nov 9, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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REDCap overview training Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of what REDCap’s capability.

Nov 9, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Nov 10, 2021

Nov 10, 2021

12:00 PM

Virtual Event

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The UI Pentacrest Museums welcome the University of Iowa's IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering for a two-part virtual program focusing on IIHR’s history of research and engineering on the Mississippi River and an overview of current watershed initiatives that the 101-year-old institute is leading today. These educational programs are in conjunction with IIHR's centennial exhibition, A River Flowed Through It: Iowa's Legacy in Fluid Mechanics, on display through December 2021 at the Old Capitol...

Nov 10, 2021

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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The Fall Undergraduate Research Festival is a celebration of undergraduate research and creative scholarship at the University of Iowa. All undergraduates involved in research or creative scholarship are encouraged to present, and EVERYONE is invited to attend! Free and open to the public! Presenters: REGISTER HERE by October 22, 2021 Commentators: Those who would like to give feedback should REGISTER HERE by November 5, 2021.

Nov 10, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Please join us for a discussion featuring alternative views on the challenges facing the Republican Party and the impact that the internal discussions occurring in the party will have on policy-both when in the majority and when in the minority. No matter your political views, President Trump has had a major impact on the prioritization of issues and talking points within the Republican Party. Tom Rice, PhD, professor of Political Science, will serve as Moderator.  Keynote Speakers: Terry...

Nov 11, 2021

Nov 11, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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REDCap Basic hands-off This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along in with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Nov 12, 2021

Nov 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) challenges graduate students to communicate their research in three minutes or less in non-specialist language. Contestants represent a diverse array of disciplines and areas of study and reflect the passion and thirst for discovery common among all of Iowa's graduate students. Learn more about the 3MT Competition! Join us to meet the 3MT finalists for a Q&A and find out who the winners are for the 3MT 2021! Location: Zoom at bit.ly/UI3MTFinal2021 When: Fri...

Nov 15, 2021

Nov 15, 2021

12:00 PM

Virtual Event

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Featuring Meenakshi Gigi Durham (UI Ombuds, GWSS, and Journalism & Mass Communication) and Carrie Schuettpelz (School of Planning and Public Affairs). Increasingly, academic authors are seeking ways to publish books that will have appeal beyond their disciplinary audience. Whether it’s a matter of landing a book contract with a non-academic press or finding avenues toward broader readership, such as through magazines and podcasts, having a literary agent can be very helpful. In this GET IT ...

Nov 15, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Stanley Reads continues this fall with Luis Alberto Urrea’s National Best Seller The House of Broken Angels (2018). The novel follows the De La Cruz family across two days and through life and death: the matriarch’s funeral and the patriarch’s birthday celebration. Urrea weaves a tale of family mythology, promises, and betrayals that took the De La Cruzes from La Paz, Mexico to San Diego, California. Derek Nnuro, associate curator of special projects, and Amanda Lensing, Senior Living Commu...

Nov 16, 2021

Nov 16, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies.

Nov 17, 2021

Nov 17, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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Logic and survey distribution training This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between 2 dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as...

Nov 17, 2021

12:00 PM

Virtual Event

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The UI Pentacrest Museums welcome the University of Iowa's IIHR—Hydroscience and Engineering for a two-part virtual program focusing on IIHR’s history of research and engineering on the Mississippi River and an overview of current watershed initiatives that the 101-year-old institute is leading today. These educational programs are in conjunction with IIHR's centennial exhibition, A River Flowed Through It: Iowa's Legacy in Fluid Mechanics, on display through December 2021 at the Old Capitol...

Nov 18, 2021

Nov 18, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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Data handling training Data Handling covers the basic ‘must know’ items for transforming your data using Excel and Sublime. Basic understanding of Excel is recommended prior to taking this course. Excel Topics Covered Bringing Data into Excel Making it easier to view & understand your data Categorizing raw data Creating a basic calculation? Vlookup Totals Tables Pivot tables Sublime Topics Covered Finding data Editing multiple rows of data at once Cleaning Data

Dec 2, 2021

Dec 2, 2021

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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The Research Development Office, CLAS Grant Support Office, and College of Engineering are hosting a 4-part virtual NSF CAREER Award grant writing seminar, Planning and Writing Successful NSF CAREER Proposals that will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 and Friday January 7, 14, 21, 2022 from 9am-11am (8 total hours). The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). Seminar Topics Understanding the Basics of CAREERs Planning Your Proposal Crafting a Compelling O...

Dec 2, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Virtual Event

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This summer, a new Story Map of Black-owned businesses in Johnson County was created. It connects users to a rich and ever-growing directory of businesses and entrepreneurs in the eastern Iowa corridor and challenges us to understand the connection between economic opportunities and social justice. Our speakers will help us understand historic barriers faced by BIPOC people interested in starting a business, and why tearing down these barriers matters to all of us. Speakers: Daria Fisher P...

Dec 6, 2021

Dec 6, 2021

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Virtual Event

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The Research Development Office and the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science are hosting a virtual NIH K Award grant writing seminar The K Award Ecosystem on Monday, December 6 from 9am-1pm. The seminar is presented by Dr. Peg AtKisson (AtKisson Training Group). 

Dec 7, 2021

Dec 7, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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REDCap overview training Not sure what REDCap is? Want to find out if REDCap is suitable for your research project? The REDCap Overview session will cover the basics of REDCap’s functionality and capability. No previous experience is needed. We cover the basic capabilities and the latest software enhancements. NOTE: This is not a hands-on course. After this training you will have a basic understanding of what REDCap’s capability.

Dec 9, 2021

Dec 9, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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REDCap basic hands-on training This training is a basic overview of REDCap. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. After this training, you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Dec 9, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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REDCap Basic hands-off This training is a basic overview of REDCap that is hands-off/lecture. We will go through the process of creating a REDCap project starting with instrument design, assigning users access to the project, repeating instruments, enabling surveys, project testing, and ending with production mode. You will follow along in with the instructor visually. After this training you will have a baseline competency in REDCap.

Dec 14, 2021

Dec 14, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Virtual Event

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Dec 15, 2021

Dec 15, 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Virtual Event

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Logic and survey distribution training This training will cover REDCap surveys and logic. From enabling surveys to automatic survey invitations, we'll demonstrate the full survey functionality in REDCap. In addition, we'll cover hiding/showing fields with branching logic, calculating the difference between 2 dates with a calculated field, and other logical functions available in REDCap. After this training, you will have the ability to create and send surveys in a variety of ways as well as...

Dec 16, 2021

Dec 16, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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MyCap training MyCap makes it easy for researchers to capture participant/patient reported outcomes using mobile devices. We will demonstrate a how a participant interacts with MyCap, how the REDCap Team constructs instruments and tasks and how a research study team can enroll participants, message participants, view and interact with participant data. After this training you will have a an understanding of how to use REDCap MyCap.

Dec 21, 2021

Dec 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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TriNetX analytics training TriNetX Analytics is a new functionality within the TriNetX toolset. You will be able to explore and compare cohorts, review cohort characteristics and compare outcomes of interest. We will demonstrate how to use these tools and give examples on best practices for when to use these different measures. After this training you will have a basic understanding of the Analytics toolset and how it can be applied to research questions for your studies.

Dec 30, 2022

Dec 30, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Event

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TriNetX training This training will provide an in depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies.

Feb 6, 2022

Feb 6, 2022

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol Ksenia Nosikova and Studio Piano Sundays returns for the 2021-22 season! The University of Iowa School of Music, in partnership with the Old Capitol Museum and West Music, is proud to host this annual tradition. We're returning to in-person performances at the Old Capitol Museum Senate Chambers this year, performed on their historic, rebuilt Steinway grand piano “Rose.” This is an incredible opportunity for the community to see and hear the university’s tal...

Feb 15, 2022

Feb 15, 2022

5:00 PM

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Co-sponsored by the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies and the Office of the Vice President for Research, Books Ends—Obermann/OVPR Book Completion Workshop supports University of Iowa faculty from disciplines in which publishing a monograph is required for tenure and promotion. The award is designed to assist faculty members turn promising manuscripts into important, field-changing, published books.

Mar 6, 2022

Mar 6, 2022

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol Uriel Tsachor and Studio Piano Sundays returns for the 2021-22 season! The University of Iowa School of Music, in partnership with the Old Capitol Museum and West Music, is proud to host this annual tradition. We're returning to in-person performances at the Old Capitol Museum Senate Chambers this year, performed on their historic, rebuilt Steinway grand piano “Rose.” This is an incredible opportunity for the community to see and hear the university’s talen...

Apr 3, 2022

Apr 3, 2022

1:30 PM

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Piano Sundays at the Old Capitol Réne Lecuona and Studio Piano Sundays returns for the 2021-22 season! The University of Iowa School of Music, in partnership with the Old Capitol Museum and West Music, is proud to host this annual tradition. We're returning to in-person performances at the Old Capitol Museum Senate Chambers this year, performed on their historic, rebuilt Steinway grand piano “Rose.” This is an incredible opportunity for the community to see and hear the university’s talent...

Apr 12, 2022

Apr 12, 2022

5:00 PM

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Obermann Center Working Groups provide space, structure, and discretionary funding for groups led by faculty that may include advanced graduate students, staff members, and community members with a shared intellectual interest. Groups have used this opportunity to explore new work and to share their own research, to organize a symposium, and to develop grant proposals.  This program allows participants from across the campus and beyond to explore complex issues at a moment when cross-discip...

Apr 21, 2022

Apr 21, 2022

All Day

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Join us for the 2022 Obermann Humanities Symposium, Behind the S(cr)een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries. The three-day event will take place April 21–23, 2022. This event was originally scheduled for Spring 2021 but has been postponed in the interest of public health. One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But wh...

Apr 21, 2022

All Day

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2021–22 Obermann Humanities Symposium  Behind The S[cr]een: African Americans in the Entertainment Industries April 21-23, 2022  One of the spaces where critical work around black images happens involves what can be seen—the actual images that dance across our screen from Black-ish and The Chi to Harriet and Dear White People. But what happens if we recast our gaze and look behind the screen to situate black cultural production? As a conflicted and contradictory space, the media industrie...

May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022

5:00 PM

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Obermann Center Fellows-in-Residence fully devote themselves to projects within an interdisciplinary community. The program supports artists, researchers, and scholars during periods when focus and feedback are crucial. The program is rooted in our mission: to support the work of individual scholars, while also providing Fellows with the opportunity to enrich an individual, discipline-specific project through interdisciplinary exchanges with a lively intellectual community of Fellows. Each ...