Call for Applications! Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities-apply by March 28

Call for Applications! Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities-apply by March 28

The Undergraduate Research Program is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2016 Summer Institute in the Arts & Humanities (SIAH)!

This year’s theme is Excitations: Energy Studies in the Arts & Humanities

The institute provides students an opportunity to undertake original research on the role of energy in the arts and humanities. Energy touches all aspects of our lives. Because of this, the concept of energy has been important in fields as diverse as science, philosophy, art, music, history, politics, and cultural theory.

2016 Teaching Team:

Rebecca Cummins, Professor, Photomedia, School of Art

Tyler Fox, Studio Dir. & Lecturer, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell

Phillip Thurtle, Associate Professor, Comparative History of Ideas

Joel Ong, PhD Student, Digital Arts & Experimental Media

Eligibility: UW (Bothell, Seattle, & Tacoma) undergraduate students in good academic standing who are interested in an intensive experience in scholarly research in the arts and humanities are encouraged to apply.

SIAH selects and supports 20 undergraduates to engage in intensive research projects under the guidance of four interdisciplinary instructors. Selected students are named Mary Gates Scholars and receive a Mary Gates Research Scholarship of $4,500 to help defray the costs of participation. Participants enroll in 12 academic credits for this full-time research immersion experience.

For more information and to sign up for an Information Session: uw.edu/undergradresearch/summer/siah/application-info/

Questions?: Contact the Undergraduate Research Program at urp.

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