Grant in Arts Inclusion: Disability, Design, Curation (Deadline Feb. 15)

Call for Applications:

Graduate Student Summer School Grant


Arts Inclusion: Disability, Design, Curation

Location and Dates:

University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) at UC Irvine

June 12-20, 2012

Program Details:

A one-week residency for 8 artists and 12-14 graduate students. Three NYU graduate students will be selected to attend, funded by the NYU Council for the Study of Disability, the GSAS Dean’s Office, and the Steinhardt Dean’s Office. Leading scholars in disability studies will offer daily workshops on disability and access in the arts. Other events include film screenings, performances, and open studios with artists-in-residence. The summer school will culminate in a final day of informal public presentations, with participants sharing their questions and findings.

Travel, accommodations, and most meals will be provided for graduate student attendees.

Participating scholars include Patrick Anderson, Georgina Kleege, Catherine Kudlick, Heather Love, Mara Mills, Susan Schweik, Joshua Miele, and others still to be announced.

Participating artists include Terry Galloway, Sara Hendren, Jürg Koch, Victoria Ann Lewis, Catherine Lord, Victoria Marks, Darrin Martin, and Alison O’Daniel.

Application Details:

NYU graduate students should submit the following via e-mail to Mara Mills, <>, by February 15, 2012:

· a 1-page c.v.

· a 1-2 page written statement regarding your interest/experience in disability, access, and the arts

Awards will be announced by mid-March.

Note: The grant recipients will be asked to report on the summer school at a meeting of the NYU Council for the Study of Disability during the 2012-2013 schoolyear.

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