ATDS Faculty Research/Travel Awards



Deadline:  15 March 2012Purpose: To provide an award in support of faculty research in the field of United States theatre and drama (recognizing that notions of America and the US encompass migrations of peoples and cultures that overlap and influence one another). Funds may be requested to support travel related to archival research, ethnographic research, or travel to conferences to present research at an ATDS-sponsored panel (this could include MLA, ALA, CDC, ATHE, and various international conferences where ATDS hosts panel sessions).

Eligibility: Faculty members at any rank who are members of ATDS are eligible to apply for this award.

Award Amount: $400.00

1.      A 500-word proposal detailing either your Archival/Ethnographic Research project or your Conference Presentation.

  • For archival research or ethnographic research, provide an explanation of the nature and significance of the project, the intended use of archive or scope of the ethnographic study, and expected outcome (monograph, conference presentation, article submission, edited volume, etc.). 
  • For conference presentation, include an abstract of the paper and invitation/notice of acceptance from panel organizers.  

2.      An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.

Submit applications via email to Dr. Adrienne Macki Braconi at by March 15, 2012.  
Please include the subject-line heading: ATDS FACULTY Research/Travel Awards on ALL email correspondence.
Awardee will be notified by May 15, 2011.  

About Sarah Bay-Cheng

(Name pronounced Bay-JUNG, rhymes with "sung.") Professor of Theater at Bowdoin College. Co-host for the On TAP (Theatre and Performance Studies) podcast at Editor for the book series Avant-Gardes in Performance (Palgrave). Sporadically blogging about theatre, performance, and digital culture. twitter: @performaddict
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