Été 2019 - COMPETITION OUVERTE
Date limite de candidature : 10 décembre 2018
Durée : six semaines, à partir de début juin 2019
Nombre de places: 1 sous réserve de financement par le Département d'Etat
Montant : prise en charge complète des frais de transport, d'hébergement et de formation.
Thèmes et institutions hôtes en 2019 :
Les séminaires sont fondés sur une combinaison de conférences, de discussions et de voyages d'études sur le terrain. Cette diversité permet une véritable approche pluridisciplinaire de la thématique, renforcée par l'origine internationale des lauréats.
Le public visé à travers ce programme de séminaires regroupe des enseignants, chercheurs et professionnels d’établissements de l’enseignement supérieur, d’organismes de recherche ou de « think tanks » désirant introduire les études américaines dans leurs programmes, développer de nouveaux cours sur les sujets du séminaire, renforcer ou actualiser des cours préexistants sur les Etats-Unis, ou proposer des séminaires ou ateliers de travail aux professionnels en lien avec les Etats-Unis.
La maitrise de la langue anglaise est un prérequis indispensable à la candidature. Priorité sera donnée aux candidats ayant une expérience limitée de séjour aux Etats-Unis.
Si vous êtes de nationalité française et avez l'un des profils précités, vous pouvez alors soumettre votre candidature pour le programme Study of the US Institutes for Scholars.
Les frais de participation au séminaire, ainsi que les frais d'hébergement (sur le campus) et les transports internationaux sont entièrement pris en charge par le programme.
NB : Les candidats ayant la double nationalité franco-américaine ne sont malheureusement pas éligibles.
Pour en savoir plus sur ce programme, consultez le site web du Département d'Etat américain.
The Institute on American Culture and Values will promote American culture, leadership, and values by providing a multinational group of 18 experienced and highly motivated foreign university faculty and other specialists with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, civil society institutions, democratic principles, human rights, and the rule of law. The Institute will examine the concepts of American exceptionalism and American resilience through social, economic, political, and religious contexts in which, historically, various cultures have manifested and shaped contemporary U.S. culture, values, and society. The program will draw from a diverse disciplinary base and should itself provide a model of how a foreign university might approach the study of U.S. culture and values. The program will take place during the June to August timeframe in 2019. The host institution will be known in April 2019.
The Institute on American Politics and Political Thought will provide a multinational group of 18 experienced foreign university faculty and practitioners insight into how intellectual and political movements have influenced modern American political institutions and a deeper understanding of major currents in U.S. political thought from the colonial period to the present. Drawing upon the American Political Development approach, the Institute will provide a full and diverse understanding of U.S. political thought and its connection to U.S. politics, public policy, and institutions by linking contemporary issues with historical and social debates. The Institute will explore particular themes including self-rule and limited government, liberty and freedom, individualism and identity, equality and inequality, and the American Dream. The Institute will conclude with an integrated two-week study tour to New York City; Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Shepherdstown, West Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia; and Washington, D.C. Pending final approval, the University of Massachusetts, Donahue Institute in Amherst, MA will host this Institute.
The Institute on Contemporary American Literature will provide a multinational group of up to 18 foreign university faculty and scholars with a deeper understanding of U.S. society and culture, past and present, through an examination of contemporary American (U.S.) literature. Its purpose is twofold: to explore contemporary American writers and writing in a variety of genres; and to suggest how the themes explored in those works reflect larger currents within contemporary U.S. society and culture. The program will explore the diversity of the American literary landscape, examining how major contemporary writers, schools, and movements reflect the traditions of the U.S. literary canon. At the same time, the program will expose participants to writers who represent a departure from that tradition, and who are establishing new directions for American literature. Pending final approval, Seattle University in Washington will host this Institute.
The Institute on Journalism and Media will provide a multinational group of 18 experienced and highly motivated foreign journalism instructors and other related specialists with a deeper understanding of the roles that journalism and the media play in U.S. society. The Institute will examine the role of journalists in recognizing and preventing disinformation and will explore strategies for media and information literacy to counter disinformation. Additionally, the Institute will examine best practices in journalism by discussing the rights and responsibilities of the media in a democratic society, including editorial independence, journalistic ethics, legal constraints, and international journalism. Also, the Institute will examine pedagogical strategies for teaching students of journalism the basics of the tradecraft: researching, critical thinking, reporting, interviewing, writing, and editing. The program will also highlight the impact of technology in journalism, including the influence of the Internet, globalization of the news media, and other changes that are transforming the profession. The program will take place during the June to August timeframe in 2019. The host institution will be known in April 2019.
The Institute on Religious Freedom and Pluralism will provide a multinational group of up to 18 foreign university faculty and practitioners with a deeper understanding of U.S. society and culture, past and present, through an examination of religious pluralism in the United States and its intersection with American democracy. Employing a multi-disciplinary approach and drawing on fields such as history, political science, anthropology and sociology, law, and others, the program will explore both the historical and contemporary relationship between religion and state in the United States. Participants will examine the ways in which religious thought and practice have influenced, and been influenced by the development of American-style democracy. Study will also include a survey of the diversity of contemporary religious beliefs in relation to the first amendment to the U.S. constitution, elections, public policy, and the demography of the United States. Interfaith dialogue in the American context will be practiced in the context of the group itself as well as site visits to a diversity of religious communities. Pending approval, the Dialogue Institute at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA will host this Institute.
The Institute on U.S. Foreign Policy will provide a multinational group of 18 experienced foreign university faculty and practitioners with a deeper understanding of new approaches to U.S. foreign policy and how U.S. foreign policy is formulated and implemented. The Institute will include a historical review of significant events, individuals, and philosophies that have shaped U.S. foreign policy. The Institute will explain the role of key players in U.S. foreign policy including the executive and legislative branches of government, the media, the U.S. public, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, and multilateral institutions. The program will also examine the current U.S. foreign policymaking and the new trends that are shaping policy. Topics such as the concept of American sovereignty, shifting attitudes towards globalism, U.S. foreign aid, the monitoring of foreign investment in the United States, the efforts to combat terrorism and radicalization, new trade policies and agreements, immigration and border safety, and cybersecurity will be included. The program will also discuss the reorganization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the new U.S. approaches to international organizations such as the United Nations (UN), the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The program will take place during the June to August timeframe in 2019. The host institution will be known in April 2019.
The Institute on Youth, Workforce Development, and Closing the Skills Gap will provide a multinational group of 18 experienced foreign faculty and practitioners with a deeper understanding of how new socioeconomic trends have changed the concept of work, workforce development, and career paths in the United States. The academic program will include a thorough discussion of the role of U.S. educational institutions, particularly community colleges, in preparing Americans with the skills needed to succeed in multiple industries including business, technology, science, the creative arts, and other emerging fields. Topics such as urbanization, globalization, economic development, and advances in technology such as automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence will also be included. The Institute will offer opportunities for participants to research new ideas, in conjunction with American peers, to better understand the evolution of work, the changing demand for skills, and the advancements in workforce development through retraining, reskilling, and closing the skills gap. The program will take place during the June to August timeframe in 2019. The host institution will be known in April 2019.
Date limite : 10 décember 2018 à 23h59
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La Commission réalise une présélection des candidats sur dossier, puis organise un entretien obligatoire à Paris. Pour les candidats résidant en province, il est possible de passer l'entretien via Skype ou téléphone.
Les entretiens pour la session en cours sont prévus pour le 29 janvier 2019 (date susceptible de modifications); dans tous les cas un mail de convocation sera envoyé aux candidats retenus pour cette phase de la compétition.
La sélection finale pour ce programme est faite sur dossier aux Etats-Unis, parmi des candidats du monde entier.