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.
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.
- Application Deadline: April 30, 2023
- Notification: June 16, 2023 (tentative)
- Date Projects May Begin: Upon notification
- Interim Report Deadline: Dec. 31, 2023
- Date by Which Projects Must Be Completed/Final Report Submitted: June 30, 2024
For More Details
Read the call for proposals to learn more about potential topics, requirements, restrictions, eligibility and how to apply.