ATDS Faculty Research Award 2016



Deadline:  April 01, 2016

Purpose:   To provide an award in support of faculty travel to conduct research in the field of theatre, drama, and performance of the Americas.

Eligibility:  Faculty members at any rank who have not previously been awarded an ATDS Faculty Research grant are eligible to apply. You do not have to be a member of ATDS to apply but ATDSmembers are strongly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please submit:

  1. A 600-word proposal detailing your research project. Please provide an explanation of the nature and significance of the project, the intended use of archive or scope of the ethnographic study, the intended use of the funding, and expected outcome (monograph, conference presentation, article submission, edited volume, performance text or other creative work, etc.). Preference will be given to those projects that best reflect ATDS’s mission to advance the study of theatre, performance, and drama of the Americas, its varied histories, traditions, literatures, and performances within its cultural contexts. ATDS also encourages the evolving debate exploring national identities and experiences through research, pedagogy, and practice.
  1. A 2-3 pp. bio with most pertinent information.

Award Amount$400.00

Submit applications via email to Dr. M. Susan Anthony (

Awardee will be notified by April 30, 2016. For more information on ATDS, or to join or renew membership, please see

*Note:  This year’s faculty research award is designated for supporting costs related to archival and ethnographic research. In 2017, the award will be designated to support faculty travel to academic conferences. Former winners of an ATDS Faculty Travel/presentation Award may apply for a Travel/Research award.