News & Stories
Minnesota Transform interns are developing skills in digital media. We are excited to spotlight the work of those undergraduate and graduate interns collaborating with our community partners to create new designs, websites, digital mapping, and communications media for social justice centered public humanities.
The Mellon Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative (MESPAC) is seeking interested graduate students to participate in a cohort of faculty and graduate students designing curriculum. The Humanities Futures Labs graduate fellowships involve two components: designing humanities labs in May–June 2022, and co-teaching one of the courses with labs during the 2022–2023 academic year.
This spring, Minnesota Transform placed 58 undergraduate and graduate student interns across community organizations and University departments doing social justice projects in the humanities. MNT community partners include local arts and advocacy organizations, as well as public schools and higher education institutions in Minnesota. Here, MNT interns share highlights of their experiences.
We are proud to announce that Thomas Forrest (English, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota Twin Cities) has been named a Humanities Without Walls 2022 Career Diversity Workshop Fellow. The Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Summer Workshop utilizes a cohort-based approach to assisting humanities PhD students with the development of their careers.
Learn more about the TRUTH Project, a collaboration between Minnesota Transform and the Minnesota Indian Affairs Council (MIAC). The project was formed as a response to MIAC’s 2020 call on the University’s call to be better relatives to the 11 Tribal Nations, and aims to find ways to transform the University-Tribal relationship.
We are thrilled to welcome Angela Carter to the team, who recently joined the Mellon-funded initiative Minnesota Transform as Access and Inclusion Pedagogy Specialist.
MN Transform is hiring a UMN graduate student for a 20 hour/week opening for an administrative assistant.
“Why Canoes: Capacious Vessels and Indigenous Futures of Minnesota's Peoples and Places” is now available for an online, virtual tour, as well as at Northrop's fourth-floor gallery. It explores the interconnectedness between the Native Canoe Program, University of Minnesota students, faculty, staff, and members of three Indigenous communities around Mni Sota Makoce (Minnesota).
This May-June, the IAS will be bringing together two cohorts of six virtual fellows to meet for a total of 8 sessions and receive $2,000. The two themes are “Water, Equity, and Justice” and “The Mission of the Land Grant/Land Grab University.” DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications due Friday, April 2 at noon.