Deadline: February 19, 2021
Interested in exploring interdisciplinary humanities research topics and methodologies? Student applications are now open for this summer’s Story+ research program. The application deadline is February 19, but applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, so students should apply as soon as possible.
Story+ is a six-week summer research experience for undergraduate and graduate students who work in small teams to bring academic research to life through dynamic storytelling. In 2021, the program will be offered remotely during Summer Session 1, from May 12 through June 25. Undergraduate students will receive a competitive stipend for participation. Graduate students can receive a stipend or travel support up to $2,500. Please see details and application information.
Explore the 2021 Story+ Projects
- A Just and Equal Durham Audio Documentary Project
- Camera Digita: Portraits of AI’s Role in the Futures of All
- Choose Your Words Carefully: Storytelling, Duke Magazine and the University’s Black Community
- Geer Cemetery: Labor, Dignity and Practices of Freedom in an African American Burial Ground
- Hardship and Resilience: Experiences of International Students during COVID-19
- Mapping Roots with Migrant Roots Media
- Public Art as Public Health: Moving Messages of Dementia Inclusion
- The Seat of Fascism: Narratives of Repression and Resistance in North Carolina
- What This Land Has Seen: The Past and Future of the Duke Campus Farm
- What’s Past Is Prologue: Exploring the Intersectionality between Race, Justice and Disability in North Carolina
Story+ is administered by the Franklin Humanities Institute in conjunction with Bass Connections, with support from Duke University Libraries.
- Join us at the 2021 Bass Connections Virtual Fair on January 29, which includes representatives from Story+. There will be a morning session, 9:00-11:00 a.m., and an afternoon session, 2:00-4:00 p.m. EST.
- Consider the 2021 Data+ summer research projects and apply by February 26.
- Browse stories from students about their Bass Connections experiences.