The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is pleased to invite proposals from tenure-track faculty at Brown University for the second year of our Faculty Fellows Program for the 2014-2015 academic year. This program supports the development of courses and course components using the museum’s archaeological and ethnographic collections.

The museum’s collections include objects from every area of the world, with particular strengths in historic and prehistoric North, Middle, and South America, Africa, and South Asia (see http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/Haffenreffer/) . The Haffenreffer’s exhibition spaces and its CultureLab, both in Manning Hall, are convenient for teaching purposes that might include class visits, student research projects, work on exhibitions, or other assignments as applicants see fit. Current users include faculty and students from Anthropology, History, the Joukowsky Institute, American Studies, and Ethnic Studies. We encourage faculty from all disciplines to consider adding a material culture component to their teaching.

Each fellow will be provided with a stipend of $1,000 that may be used either for supplemental salary or research development expenses. Haffenreffer staff will be available to help identify readings, provide feedback on assignments, and introduce fellows to the collections and museum resources.

Your two-page proposal should:
1. Indicate whether you are developing a new course or adding a museum component to an existing course;
2. Describe the course;
3. Lay out a preliminary plan for using the Haffenreffer collections;
4. Include a timeline for implementing your plan.
5. Include a current CV

Please send your proposal to Robert Preucel, Director of the Haffenreffer and Professor of Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Box 1921, or email it to Robert_Preucel@Brown.edu. Proposals are due Friday, May 9, 2014.