HISB is pleased to be able to announce the availability of two graduate fellowship for Cornell University's School of Criticism and Theory for the summer of 2014. Currently directed by Professor Amanda Anderson of Johns Hopkins, the SCT is a six-week summer institute that has existed for more than thirty years and provides the opportunity for graduate students and faculty members to take seminars with some of the world's leading critical theorists. The SCT provides an unparalleled opportunity for advanced training in critical theory and for making connections with an international cohort of peers and world-class scholars. 

This summer's SCT will take place between June 15–July 25, 2014 and will feature the following six-week seminars, from which participants must pick one (full descriptions available on SCT webpages): 

  • Simon Critchley, "Tragedy as Philosophy"
  • Mark B.N. Hansen, "Media Between Data and Experience"
  • Sianne Ngai, "The Contemporary"
  • Annelise Riles, "Theorizing the Gift: Law, Markets, Love"

Additional mini-seminars for all SCT participants will be given by Leela Gandhi, Ursula K. Heise, Christopher Newfield, and Tricia Rose.

Applications are available from the HISB office, and will be vetted by a committee comprised of HISB faculty board members.

The deadline for 2014 has passed.
The deadline for consideration for 2015 is Friday, January 23, 2015 by 12pm (EST). 

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