Selection as Speaker Series presenter
Presentations are strictly limited to 45 minutes. An additional 15 minutes of discussion and audience engagement is encouraged. Speakers who are selected will be required to provide a final title, short summary or abstract, a short biographical sketch, and an appropriate copyright-free image for marketing purposes at least 45 days before the date of their lecture. Presentations will be scheduled in spring semester of the following academic year.
This award carried an honorarium of $300. Applicants must be affiliates of the Center for the Humanities. To become a member, please visit our website at www.eiu.edu/humanitiescenter
Deadline: Please note that the deadline for applications is December 15. Awards are announced in January of the year preceding the presentation.
Faculty previously selected for this honor were:
2011 Charles Foy, History, "Freedom/Unfreedom in the Black Atlantic"
2012 Julie Campbell, English, "Writing Renaissance Emblems: Hearts on Fire in the First Part of the Countess of Montgomery's Urania"
2013 Jason Waller, Philosophy, "The Existence of God: The Simple Argument That Changed the Mind of a Long-Time Atheist"
Please answer the following questions in application to present as part of the Center for the Humanities Speaker Series.