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Visitor Series Proposals Due

Event Type
School of Art + Design
Mar 21, 2014   5:00 pm  
Originating Calendar
A+D Faculty events

The visitors committee is seeking applications for the 2014-2015 Visitors Series.

Deadline: Friday, March 21, 2014

The School of Art + Design Visitors Series fund is designed to give students access to a more immediate network of artists, designers and scholars more closely affiliated with the region or personally/professionally connected to the faculty and staff. A Visitors Series guest is expected to give either a public lecture, a workshop, classroom visit, series of studio visits, a panel discussion, a performance, or any combination of the above. Proposals for visitors who appeal to more than one program or that are part of joint programming between the School of Art + Design and other University units or institutions in the immediate area (Chicago, Bloomington-Normal, St. Louis, Indianapolis, etc.) will receive priority.

Funding for this format is typically up to $1,000, which should be applied towards honorarium, transportation, food and lodging expenses. The series typically includes 8-10 guests per year.

Guidelines for this series follows.

The committee requests that all nominations are submitted electronically to Audra Weinstein by Friday, March 21, 2014 for the Fall 2014-Spring 2014 series. Remember these funds are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Proposal Format-Visitors Series

Name of Proposed Visitor:

Include (300 word maximum) bio and CV of proposed visitor.


Web site:

Name of A+D Nominator:




(Student nominators require a faculty sponsor.)

Proposal Narrative:

Please explain the rationale behind your proposal and the projected impact of this visit to the educational community in the School of Art + Design (750 word maximum). Proposals that appeal to more than one program; that take advantage of partnerships with other units; or that take advantage of timely opportunities (such as a visitor already visiting close by) will receive priority.

Proposed Budget:

Please provide a complete anticipated line-item budget for this visit. If additional funding is required, individual sponsors are encouraged to apply to LoradoTaft and/or or other resources across the University of Illinois. Please include any external sources of funding (received or potential) in your budget.

Requested Amount:

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