Duke Graduate Students Can Design Archival Expeditions This Summer and Fall

Archival Expeditions.

Deadline: June 14, 2019

Are you interested in developing your skills in designing learning experiences for students? Interested in engaging students with digital and physical primary source materials? Consider participating in Archival Expeditions!

Archival Expeditions is a unique opportunity for graduate students to work with a faculty member to design a learning module involving archival materials. The collections can be physical materials in Duke’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library or any variety of digital collections available at Duke or elsewhere. There are numerous possibilities.


Any Duke graduate student who has completed one academic year at Duke and has identified a faculty sponsor for the project


$1,500 for designing the module; an additional $500 will be awarded for teaching the module

Expected Time Commitment

70-75 hours for module development, including consultations with your faculty sponsor


Late summer through December 2019 for developing the module


To learn more and apply, see the Archival Expeditions website. Applications are due June 14, 2019.


For more information, contact Katie Henningsen (katie.henningsen@duke.edu) or Arianne Hartsell-Gundy (arianne.hartsell.gundy@duke.edu).