The Indiana Humanities is pleased to offer the Wilma Gibbs Moore Fellowships, which provide $5,000 stipends to support new humanities research that explores anti-Black racial injustice and structural racism in Indiana and that considers how Black Hoosiers have responded.
Donor Name: Indiana Humanities
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Fellowship
Size of the Grant: $1000 to $10,000
Grant Duration: Grant Duration Not Mentioned
Indiana Humanities believe that the humanities provide context for understanding complex issues and that they can be a force for strengthening the civic fabric of their state. Outstanding public humanities programs, which can bring Hoosiers together to talk through differences and solve problems, are rooted in high-quality humanities scholarship. Their purpose is to increase the amount and quality of such humanities scholarship about Indiana.
Goals for the Fellowship
- Understand Black Hoosiers’ responses to racial injustice and structural racism through the creative arts and/or involvement with political, economic, social and cultural programs/activities at the neighborhood, city or state level.
- Increase knowledge of Black Hoosiers’ strategies for overcoming racial injustice and structural racism over time.
- Increase the amount and quality of humanities scholarship on the causes and effects of racial injustice and structural racism in Indiana.
- Document and/or analyze the decisions, policies and actions that created racial inequality in the past and/or the present.
- Add or expand the stories of Hoosiers in regional and national historiographies of racial injustice and/or structural racism.
- Increase the use of Indiana-based archives and collections by humanities scholars and researchers.
- To be eligible for the fellowships applicants should be affiliated with a research instructor including bot not limited to full-time or adjust faculty at a college/university be enrolled as a graduate student (master’s degree or Ph.D); or be a curator librarian or archivist at a research achieve or collection. Independence scholars are also also welcome to apply but must demonstrate credibility as a researcher.
- Fellowships are open to individual scholars or research teams. Research teams must indicate a principal investigator n their applications.
- Applications must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
For more information, visit Indiana Humanities.