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Artists, writers and composers, in all stages of their professional careers, are invited to apply to work on individual or collaborative projects. Participants are chosen by a panel of professionals in the arts and humanities in a highly competitive application process. The quality of an applicant’s work is given primary consideration. Final invitations for summer institutes are extended at the discretion of the JEM Foundation.

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Earn Professional Certification and Transform Your Career

Reach Your Potential With JEM

​​​Flexible Coursework: JEM enables you to study online or on campus in a part-time or full-time format that fits around your family and work commitments.

Robust Interactions: Engage directly with experienced faculty members and collaborate closely with students from across the globe as you endeavor to accomplish your academic objectives.

Prestigious Education: Develop in-demand skills as you learn from experts, global thought leaders, and guest lecturers who are innovators in their fields.

Career-Focused Curriculum: Prepare to advance your career in business, research, or creative development through coursework that aligns with employment needs.

The Power of the Soles:

Transformative Practice in Narrative Storytelling


Write on Location!


July 6 -10, 2021

Florida Everglades

"Tropical Soles"

  • ​Animal Adventure

  • Documentary and Filming 

  • Nature and Wildlife Tour

June 29 - July 6, 2022

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

"Journey of the Sole"​​

  • A Walk with the Ancestors

  • Documentary/Filming

  • Emancipation Day - Freedom Walk

  • ​Historical Tours/Research

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