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Are you ready to join our Summer Institute? Find more information below on how to apply    

We aim to build a diverse cohort of scholars, university, and college teachers interested in exploring the possibilities and productive tensions at the intersection of geography and the humanities. The Institute is designed primarily for full-time or part-time faculty who teach undergraduate students. Advanced graduate students and those employed by museums, libraries, historical societies, and other organizations are also eligible to apply.

Apply for Engaging Geography in the Humanities by March 1, 2020!

A complete application consists of the following items:

Fill out the application form by 11:59PM EST, March 1, 2020. Late applications will not be considered.


Please upload a PDF of your application essay to this link. Make sure your last name is in the filename (ex. “Blevins_Essay.pdf.”). Your essay should be no more than 4500 characters or roughly 800 words. Application essays should explain how this specific program will benefit you, the participant, professionally. You should, therefore, address the following:

  1. Your qualifications, unique perspective, skills, background, and experiences equip you to do the work of the institute and will make you a valuable contributor to the program.
  2. Your intellectual interests as they relate to the topic of the institute.
  3. How participation will enhance your teaching. Please be specific in describing ways that you envision the program, augmenting your existing curriculum or curriculum that you are developing.

We are looking for how your interests, teaching, and experiences are related to the institute and its connection to your professional responsibilities.


Please upload a .PDF of your curriculum vitae or resume (not to exceed five pages) to this link. Make sure your last name is in the filename (ex. “Blevins_CV.pdf.”).