2024 Global Asias Summer Institute

Submission Deadline:  March 1, 2024.

Penn State University and the Global Asias Initiative invites applicants for its annual Global Asias Summer Institute, to be held July 15-19, 2024. SI2024, co-directed by Annie Isabel Fukushima (University of Utah), Kristin Roebuck (Cornell), and Tina Chen (Penn State), will focus on the topic of “Involuntary Migration.”

Institute participants spend a week reading and thinking about the annual theme, as well as significant time workshopping their work in progress. Particularly strong work will be considered for publication in an upcoming special issue on “Trade in Humans” (12.1) of the award-winning journal, Verge: Studies in Global Asias (https://www.upress.umn.edu/journal-division/journals/verge-studies-in-global-asias).

Penn State will cover housing and meals, and offer an honorarium to help defray travel costs (USD 450 from the East Coast, 650 from the Midwest, 850 from the West Coast; USD 1050 from Europe; USD 1400 from Asia). Applicants must have completed their PhDs no earlier than June 2019, or be advanced graduate students who are completing their dissertations.

Learn more about this opportunity here.