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Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium

The Trinity Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies wants to support your interdisciplinary projects—

Apply to the TIIS Works-in-Progress Colloquium!

Eligibility:                                                                                                        

All faculty members are eligible to apply for TIIS programs: full, associate, assistant professors, lecturers, visitors, and adjuncts. The stipend for all programs is $150 per Trinity participant.

Application process: 

Submit your proposal to TIIS@trincoll.edu.  Proposals will be assessed on a first-come, first-served basis.


Are you an untenured faculty member looking for a supportive intellectual environment?

JUNIOR FACULTY R​ESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

•  Collaborate with 2-4 faculty from at least two departments/programs to discuss process, projects and challenges in balancing research with teaching and service responsibilities.

• 1-page group proposal includes a brief explanation of each member’s project and a projected schedule of 4-5 meetings. Members submit brief reports on the outcomes for their work.


Are you writing a grant proposal and would like input from colleagues in related disciplines?​

FACULTY GRANT WRITING GROUPS

• Collaborate with 2-4 faculty from at least two departments/programs on a grant proposal.

• 1-2 page group proposal includes a brief explanation of the project and a projected schedule of 2-3 meetings.


Are you looking to expand your intellectual horizons through discussion with peers in related disciplines?

FACULTY READING GROUPS

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• Collaborate with 2-4 faculty from at least two departments/programs on a reading list.
• 1-page group proposal includes a brief explanation of your shared interests, a reading list and a projected schedule of 4-5 meetings. Members submit brief reports on the readings’ impacts.


Would your developing project benefit from feedback by peers in related fields?

FACULTY RESEARCH GROUP​S

• Collaborate with 2–4 faculty from at least two departments/programs whose research projects treat e.g. a common topic or time period.

• 1-page group proposal includes a brief explanation of shared interests and a schedule of meetings for developing each member’s project over 3-4 meetings. Members report on their projects’ development.        


Would you like feedback on a completed manuscript before submitting it to a press or journal?

FACULTY MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOPS

• 1-page proposal outlines your project and lists potential readers from Trinity and beyond.

•  Workshops will include three Trinity faculty and one outside reader, chosen by the author(s) in consultation with the TIIS Co-Directors. The group will convene once to discuss the manuscript



Questions? Please contact the TIIS Co-Directors Johannes Evelein and  and Gail  Woldu at: TIIS@trincoll.edu.

Please click here​ for the PDF version of the Faculty Works-in-Progress Colloquium flyer. ​​