Registered UCLA graduate student
Historical, cultural, and/or linguistic expertise as it applies to one (or more) MEAP collection
Interest in digital libraries and/or digital scholarship
Experience teaching with primary sources
Experience working with digital audio/video files
Experience creating pedagogical materials, including syllabi, teaching modules, classroom assignments or activities
Experience publishing or sharing pedagogical materials
Experience working with archival materials
MEAP is a granting program at the UCLA Library that funds the documentation and digitization of endangered archival materials from the 20th and 21st Centuries, including print, photographic, film, audio, ephemeral, and born digital objects. Since 2018, MEAP has funded 88 projects in 47 countries. MEAP also sustains an online, open access repository that creates access to cultural heritage materials from around the world.
To apply, please submit a current CV and a project plan that details (1) which MEAP collection you will focus on and (2) what kind of materials you will create. Your project plan should also include information about what kind of course this material could be used in and whether you will be teaching a course where you could use this collection. Finalists may be asked for a letter of recommendation related to previous teaching experience.