Applications for programs for the academic year 2013-2014 are due Friday, October 4, 2013. Applications for academic year 2014-2015 will be due April 18, 2014.
Eligibility: This call is open to undergraduate English majors, graduate students, lecturers, faculty, and staff of the English department for public events. Grants do not cover individual research projects and cannot be used to hire research assistants.
Submit your application by submitting the text in boxes below
A complete proposal includes a 500-word description of the project, a list of the participants with affiliations, a budget that explains how the money wil be spent, plans for co-sponsorship, and a description of its target audience.
Describe and justify your project.
In 500 words (or fewer), outline the scope of what you plan.
Itemized list of planned expenditures, such as stipends for off-campus speakers, travel, books or supplies, with projected amounts. The items you list here should correspond to the project description.
List organizers and/or speakers and their affiliations.
Ideally, activities sponsored by the Center for Literary and Comparative Studies and the Department of English are of interest to other constituencies within and outside of the University. A co-sponsor might help advertise this event, or provide some funding, or send a class. With whom do you plan to collaborate or to whom do you plan to publicize your event?
Who do you imagine attending this event? Are there particular courses that dovetail? Groups in the department or beyond to whom this program is of special interest? How do you plan to advertise?