Apply to Attend

Limited funding will be available to offset the cost of attending the institute workshops, thanks to support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This funding will be awarded based on need. Flights and hotels will be pre-payed. Parking, rail, and car travel will be reimbursed.

Each institute workshop will be limited to 20 non-local participants.

Completed Workshops

Workshop 1

What: Workshop one will focus on issues of access, preservation, and methodology related to the use of digitized cultural heritage materials in the context of tribal communities and cultures from the territories east of the Mississippi River.
When: June 29-July 1, 2016
Where: Yale University in New Haven, CT.

Workshop 2

What: Workshop two will focus on issues of access, preservation, and methodology related to the use of digitized cultural heritage materials in the context of tribal communities and cultures located west of the Mississippi River.
When: October 13-16, 2016
Where: Northern Arizona University, in Flagstaff, AZ

Workshop 3

What: Workshop three will focus on issues of pedagogy and the application of Digital Native Studies research and method in the undergraduate, graduate, and extracurricular classrooms.
When: Spring 2017
Where: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN

 

FAQ

Q: Who selects the participants?

A: Participants for the workshop are selected by the Workshop Organizers and Instructors. This team will strive to create a diverse, welcoming environment and especially encourage applications from tribal members, minority applicants, women, junior scholars, and the general public. Additionally, a small number of participants will be selected via invitation of workshop organizers and instructors.

Q: Do I have to attend the full three days of events?

A: Yes. As the event lasts only three days, attendees are required to be present throughout the entirety of both days. If you cannot attend the three full days, we encourage you to participate in the event via Twitter, our podcasts, and the other media products we make available.

Q: Can the Workshop provide support for accommodations and travel?

A: Yes. Workshop organizers will pre-pay flight and housing costs. Parking, rail, and car travel costs will be handled via reimbursement following policies that will be provided to participants when they are notified (via email) of their acceptance for the event. Participants will need to RSVP to the acceptance notification (via email) to register their agreement to all reimbursement rules and procedures.

Q: Can Workshop organizers help me secure funding from my campus or professional organization?

A: Yes. Organizers would be happy to write a letter of support for any participant selected to attend to help them secure campus support in addition to that provided by NEH. If you need such a letter, once you have received notice that you have been accepted to one of our workshops, please email guiliano@iupui.edu to make this request.

Q: What if I have other questions?

A: Email guiliano@iupui.edu with DNAIS in the subject line.