Institute for Advanced Study Awards More than $50,000 Through Imagine Fund Special Events Grants to Promote Interdisciplinary Dialogue and Public Engagement
The Institute for Advanced Study announces $53,762.45 in funding to support five new Special Event grant projects across the University of Minnesota focused on the arts, humanities, and design.
Bianet Castellanos, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study, identifies priorities and commitments for a new term: advocating for racial justice, strengthening community engagement, expanding international partnerships, and creating pathways for institutional transformation.
Registration is now open for the Spring 2023 semester of IAS Thursday events! Join us for a full series of events designed to ignite, inspire, and educate. Featured conversations include former IAS director Jennifer Gunn and new director Bianet Castellanos on the future of interdisciplinary collaboration; a panel focused on issues of access and absence in the archives from an Indigenous Studies context; and an essential roundtable on developing inventive approaches to administrative equity at universities, as part of the larger work of getting universities into “right relationship” with BIPOC communities.
The TRUTH Undergraduate RA will provide a supporting role to the Towards Recognition and University-Tribal Healing Project (TRUTH). The TRUTH Project is a grassroots collaboration between the 11 recognized Tribal Nations within the geographic boundaries of Minnesota, the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council (MIAC), and the Office of American Indian and Tribal Nations Relations at the University of Minnesota. This position is funded through the Institute for Advanced Study.