Jonathan Miller

Video: Finding and making the most of fellowships and residencies

Short-term fellowships and residencies can be a lifeline for artists, human rights advocates, and scholars as they lay the groundwork for long-term stability. Presenters in this session are Ya Yun Teng, Program Officer at the Immigrant Artist Resource Center at the New York Foundation for the Arts; Nazanin Nozoori, artist and recipient of numerous fellowships; Zerxes Spencer, Director …

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Video: Finding and applying for non-academic jobs

This workshop is designed to help displaced writers, artists, scholars, and rights defenders understand how to navigate the US job market. Presenters include career coaches Molly Balk and Christopher Riley of Upwardly Global and Afghan “artivist” Omaid Sharifi of PEN America/ARC and ArtLords. Among the topics covered are how to find jobs that are compatible with …

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Video: Finding and applying for academic jobs

This video is designed to help you prepare for finding a job in higher education. Presenters include Valerie Sutton (former director of career services, Harvard Graduate School of Education), Kathryn Libal (director of the Gladstein Family Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut), Raza Rumi (Hunter College, Ithaca College, Cornell University), Zuhal Yilmaz (UC …

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Video: Understanding the US healthcare and health insurance system

Are you feeling lost in your search for affordable health insurance? Do you know what to do if you need services that your insurance doesn’t cover? In this information session, Renata Marinaro, Managing Director of Health Services at Entertainment Community Fund, provides a basic introduction to the US health insurance system, explains variations between the different …

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Video: Understanding US visas and work permits

This session provides detailed information about immigration laws, visa procedures, and potential sources of support for displaced writers, artists, rights defenders, and scholars who are looking to remain in the United States after their current short-term placements end. Presenters include attorney Reza Mazaheri (Legal Services Director, Artistic Freedom Initiative), Ian M. Kysel (Assistant Clinical Professor, Cornell Law School), and …

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