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Magda and John McHale Fellowship

Magda Cordell McHale and John McHale were participants in the London-based Independent Group who, after moving to America to work with Buckminster Fuller, went on to study the impact of emerging technologies on the future of human societies.

This research was continued at the University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning after Magda McHale joined its design faculty. In celebration of their diverse legacy that ranges from Pop Art to ecology, the McHale Fellowship is intended to foster an integration of teaching with creative activity and research. Candidates should propose an innovative project to be developed in tandem with a pedagogical agenda over the course of one semester. Projects might take the form of workshops, seminars, a design studio, a symposium, or other contribution to the intellectual environment of the school. In addition, the McHale Fellow will deliver a public talk as part of our school-wide lecture series.

Applications should be composed of a well-considered proposal for research/creative work (1,500 words maximum), as well as a curriculum vita, portfolio of work and contact information for three references.

A McHale fellow will not be named for the 2015-2016 academic year. Please check back next year for additional information.


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