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Featured Video of the Week: "Imagination and the Space of Freedom" by Thadious M. Davis

October 17, 2014

Thadious M. Davis, our inaugural Director's Fellow at the NDIAS (in residence for the 2014-2015 academic year), introduces her research project on, "Imagination and the Space of Freedom."

2015-2016 Fellowship Application Period Has Ended

October 16, 2014

We thank all those who submitted proposals and/or wrote letters of reference, and we look forward to reviewing these materials over the coming days and months. Awards will be announced in spring 2015. Should you have any questions, please direct them to Carolyn Sherman, Events & Fellowships Program Manager, at