Devva Kasnitz, PhD
Devvaco Consulting, 1614 D St. Eureka, CA 95501-2345 -- email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Adj Professor, City University of New York—School of Professional Studies—Disability Studies
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Subject: H-Disability: Re: Promotion for the 2022Western History Association Disability Scholar Award Application
Greetings Devva Kasnitz,
A new item has been posted in H-Disability.
Re: Promotion for the 2022Western History Association Disability Scholar Award Application https://networks.h-net.org/user/login?destination=node/10244165
by Alida Boorn
“Disability Western History Scholar Award”
The purpose of the Western History Disability Studies and Disabled Scholar Award is to promote the place of disability and all of the ramifications that disability, diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion have had in the history of the North American West. It is important to promote and support scholars who study this history, whether these scholars have a disability or not. To read more on the significance and vibrancy of Disability Studies
Two $500 awards, funded by independent blind historian Alida Boorn, will support two graduate student who either are working in the fields of disability studies and western history OR identify as disabled and who wish to attend the WHA conference with financial assistance. Funding from the award will assist their ability to research and present academic papers and network with other scholars at the annual WHA conferences.
Applicants should send in one pdf file to each member of the committee listed below: 1) a letter of interest, and 2) CV. Include your last name in the title of the pdf file. Applicants should request that their faculty advisor send a letter of support to each committee member.
-2022 Awards Cycle opens January 23, 2022
-2022 Award Submission (Postmark) Deadline: July 15, 2022
The WHA office sends award notifications in August.