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2014-15 Latino Studies Dissertation
Year Fellowship

Click here to apply. Submission Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014

The Latino Studies Program is accepting applications for a Dissertation Year Fellowship for 2014-15. The fellowship includes a stipend of $18,000 and student health insurance coverage. It does not include a fee remission. The award will enable a doctoral candidate to engage in work leading to the completion of a Ph.D. dissertation.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a doctoral degree program within the College of Arts & Sciences and must be formally advanced to candidacy by July 31, 2014. Preference will be given to projects that enrich knowledge about Latino populations residing in the United States, however projects involving transnational (US-Latin American) populations or comparative frameworks are also acceptable. During the fellowship year, the student is expected to devote full time to dissertation work and to participate in the Latino Studies Program’s scholarly activities in Bloomington.

Instructions: 1. Complete the following online form; 2. Email your Curriculum Vita, Transcripts, Dissertation Prospectus; 3. Have two (2) Letters of Recommendation emailed directly from recommenders.

Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014

Submit materials electronically to:

Current & Previous Dissertation Fellows

2013-14 – Javier Ramirez, “Vamos al Cine: Film Exhibition and Moviegoing in El Paso, Texas, 1935–1955,” Department of Communication & Culture.

2012-13 – Silvia Roca-Martínez, “From the Private to the Public: Gender, Nation, and Counter-Memory in Memoirs of 20th Century Women Writers from the Hispanic World,” Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

2011-12 – Rebecca Ronquest, “An Acoustic Analysis of Heritage Spanish Vowels,” Department of Spanish & Portuguese.

2010-11 – Lori Hall-Araujo, “Imagining Carmen Miranda, Imagining the Latina,” Department of Communication & Culture.

2009-10 – Melissa Quintela, “The Power of Youth in an Emerging Latino Community,” Department of Sociology.