University of Vermont

Faculty Resource Network

Network Winter Seminars

Building upon the popularity of Network Summer, one of the largest and most successful faculty development programs in the nation, Network Winter offers faculty a new opportunity to study a topic of importance to their teaching and research in a collegial environment during winter intersession. These intensive seminars run concurrently during a week and cover a broad range of disciplines.

Network Winter 2017: January 9-13, 2017 at the American College of Greece in Athens

The winter seminars will provide a comprehensive study of the global migration crisis through the theme of "Migration and Identity." and will examine this theme from various disciplinary perspectives.

2017 Network Winter Seminars:

Global Climate Change: Science, Economics, Migration
Read about this semimar here.

Refugees and Migrants in the 21st Century
Read about this seminar here.

Uprooted and Displaced: Refugees, (Im)Migrants, and Exiles in World Literature
Read about this seminar here.

To apply for participation in a 2017 Network Winter seminar and for more information, please visit the Faculty Resource Network website.

To Apply

Please submit all application materials in PDF to Jen Houghton on or before Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

A copy of the application can be found here: Network Winter Application.

The deadline for submitting applications to NYU is Monday, October 3, 2016. However, your application must be signed by Sherwood Smith, Senior Executive Director for Diversity, Engagement and Professional Development, to be considered by NYU. Jen Houghton will have your application signed by Sherwood Smith and will submit your application to NYU on your behalf. You will be cc'd on the application email.

The application packet for Network Winter seminars must include the following:

  • Application
  • Statement of intent*
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One letter of support from the Dean or Chair of your department

*The statement of intent should be a statement of at least one page in length indicating your intellectual and/or academic interests and the research or curricular development project you hope to produce as a result of participating in a network faculty enrichment seminar. Indicate specific courses or programs which will benefit your institution as a result of your participation in Network Winter. The letter of support must indicate the value of your participation in Network Winter to your school or department.

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