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Oklahoma State University

Jim and Linda Burke Visiting Scholar or Writer

The Jim and Linda Burke Visiting Scholar or Writer in modern or contemporary literature and/or the arts of New Mexico or the Southwest will interact with students enrolled in a joint Oklahoma State University/University of New Mexico summer graduate seminar in Taos.

The scholar or writer also will be expected to deliver a public talk or give a public reading while in Taos and will be invited to do the same at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. The honorarium is $5,000. In addition, the Center will cover the expenses associated with the recipient’s Stillwater stay. Named after the internationally acclaimed graphic artist, the Doel Reed Center offers programs characterized by multidisciplinary approaches to teaching, research, and outreach focusing on the Southwest.