The PATHS/Area Centers Public Lectureship Prize

Are you a PhD student working on Latin America, East Asia, the Middle East, or Eastern Europe and Russia/Eurasia? Are you interested in improving your public speaking skills by presenting your research to community audiences at local cultural centers? Apply for the PATHS/Area Studies Public Lectureship Prize to share your global research with local populations. Recipients will receive a $200 stipend and logistical support for planning a talk at a Chicago-area cultural center or community college. To apply, send your CV, an abstract of your proposed 45-minute presentation, and a short (250 words or less) explanation of how your proposed topic would engage and inform a general audience to Applications must be received by Friday, March 31 at 5:00 p.m. One recipient will be selected for each of the study areas listed above.

Supported by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), Center for East Asian Studies (CEAS), Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies (CEERES), and Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) with generous funding from the Title VI National Resource Centers progam of the US Department of Education.