Employment: Public Humanities Fellow, The Newberry Library

Employment: Public Humanities Fellow, The Newberry Library

The Newberry Library’s D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies seeks an early career scholar in Indigenous Studies to serve as a Public Humanities Fellow for two years, beginning in September 2020. The Fellow will assist with the activities of a grant (funding pending) that will develop strategies to make the Indigenous Studies collection at the Newberry Library more accessible and useful to Native communities in the United States.

The fellow will devote the majority of their time to assisting with grant activities, including coordinating communication between the Newberry Library and partner tribal nations, assisting with a series of community meetings held throughout the grant period, planning a scholarly convening on archival work related to Indigenous materials, and supporting the development of a long-term tribal outreach and partnership program at the library.

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