Ph.D. Cluster in Histories of Slavery, Freedom & (Un)Freedom
Indiana University’s Department of History invites prospective Ph.D. students for Fall 2024 to apply to our special cluster in the Histories of Slavery, Freedom and (Un)Freedom. Places and time periods of study are open. Graduate training will incorporate an extensive focus on scholarship of key related topics, such as race and racism, labor and capitalism, empire and colonialism, emancipation and citizenship, and gender and sexuality.
Students in the Histories of Slavery, Freedom and (Un)Freedom cluster will be part of the larger History Department incoming cohort and graduate program with all of its faculty and course offerings while belonging to their own structured unit of dedicated faculty, courses, and speakers’ series.
Members of the cohort will also have access to Indiana University's many nationally recognized programs and resources, such as African Studies; Archives of African American Music and Culture; Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society; Gender Studies; India Studies; the Lilly Library; and the Wells Library.
Students admitted to the doctoral program will receive a four or five-year financial aid package that includes a stipend of at least $23,000 per annum, tuition remission, and health insurance.
Our department values people of diverse backgrounds and prioritizes a climate where they will thrive.Equally, we are committed to the research and teaching of varied modes of knowing, methods, sources, and geographies to serve broader, more equitable understandings of the past.