Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online offers short-form presentations and glossary term definitions to support teaching, learning, and research in Islamic art and related fields. Since the website’s launch in Fall 2020, we have regularly added new presentations. While the PhD has been a requirement for submission until now, Khamseen is pleased to announce the launch of a new initiative: the Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award.
We invite PhD candidates (ABD) to submit short (10-12 minute) video presentations for consideration. The winning applicant(s) will work with our team to revise and publish their short video presentation(s), which then will be featured on the Khamseen website. In addition, each awardee will receive a $500 honorarium upon the presentation’s official launch. Applications are due March 1, 2022 and decisions will be announced on April 1, 2022.
Applications due: March 1, 2022
Notification of decisions: April 1, 2022
Eligibility: PhD candidates (ABD) enrolled in a degree-granting program in Islamic art and allied fields. We do not accept applications from undergraduate or Masters students.
Application procedures: Candidates submit a short-form presentation, whose format must follow the production guidelines provided here. Additionally, applications should include: a 3-5 sentence summary, a 2-page CV, and a note of support from a PhD advisor or dissertation committee member.
Please submit the short-form presentation as an MP4 and the application materials as a single PDF to TeamKhamseen@umich.edu; notes of support by advisors and queries by candidates also should be sent to TeamKhamseen@umich.edu.