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George Stuart Residential Scholars

The Boundary End Archaeology Research Center (BEARC) is inviting candidates to apply for a Spring 2024 residency in the George Stuart Residential Scholar (GSRS) program for the academic semester, which runs from January 15 to May 15, 2024.

To apply, candidates should send a C.V. and a 1-2-page cover letter outlining: (1) their proposed project; (2) their fit as a GSRS; (3) how they would use the BEARC resources.


The Spring 2024 application cycle is closed. Check this page later in 2024 for the next application cycle dates.

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Spring 2024 George Stuart Residential Scholar: Luzene Hill

Luzene Hill is a multidisciplinary artist, best known for immersive installations and performance collaborations. Through work informed by pre-contact culture of the Americas Hill advocates for Indigenous sovereignty - linguistic, cultural and individual sovereignty. 

An enrolled member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Hill lives and works on the Qualla Boundary in Cherokee, NC.  She has exhibited throughout the US, as well as in Canada, Russia, Japan and the UK.  


Her work is part of “This Land Carries Our Ancestors” at the National Gallery of Art, and Jeffrey Gibson’s book, “An Indigenous Present”.

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