Open to all DKU students interested in XR (VR/AR) and environmental designs!
In teams of 2-3, submit your project proposals to get:
- Funding: up to ¥ 5,000 per project
- Equipment support: VR headset, AR glasses, etc.
- Mentorship; indicate a DKU faculty mentor/seek mentorship from XR lab co-directors
10 Oct 2022: Deadline for proposal submission
17 Oct 2022: Notification of acceptance
Nov-Dec 2022: Hackathon period Continue reading “Anthropocene XR Lab Calls for Projects: Student Hackathon”
The DKU Humanities Research Center (HRC) invites proposals from all DKU/Duke faculty and affiliates working on humanities-related projects. Projects should be based at DKU and/or connect Duke and DKU faculty. Proposals should be sent to Eugenie Chao (firstname.lastname@example.org), Senior Program Coordinator for the Humanities Research Center, by July 15, 2022.
- Research Labs
- Small Events
- Large Events
- Manuscript Workshop
Continue reading “The Humanities Research Center Calls for Proposals”
The Humanities Research Center’s Doc Lab seeks proposal submissions for documentary projects. The projects can be rooted in any discipline and/or be interdisciplinary in nature as long as they incorporate a humanities perspective. The projects can be based in any medium of preference.
Both students and faculty are invited to submit project proposals. Students who would like to submit proposals are required to find at least one DKU faculty member to mentor the project. Faculty who submit a proposal must incorporate at least one student role as part of the project. Teams featuring multiple student roles are highly encouraged. Proposals that include or consist of Signature Work projects are welcome.
Funding Amount Continue reading “HRC Doc Lab Requests for Proposals: Documentary Projects”
The Citizenship Lab invites applications for funding from faculty, Class of 2023, and Class of 2024 students working on or developing Signature Work (SW) projects related to citizenship. Continue reading “HRC Citizenship Lab Grants for Faculty-Student Research Collaboration”
The Freedom Lab is excited to announce that it will support two to four faculty-student research projects. All faculty members are welcome to apply.
Research projects should relate very broadly to the Lab’s theme of “freedom” and “unfreedom.” Please see the Freedom Lab Website for a sense of the kind of work the lab does https://sites.duke.edu/dkuhumanities/category/labs/freedom-lab/freedom-lab-events/. All research projects must include student researchers, as the funding will be primarily allocated in the form of student research assistantships. Apart from maintaining their research agendas, Faculty and student RA’s must actively participate in the lab’s activities.
To apply, please send a one-page proposal briefly describing your project, the kind of research it requires, and the kind of work student RAs will do.
Proposals can be sent to Selina Lai Henderson (email@example.com) and Jesse Olsavsky (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, April 25th.
So far, the Freedom Lab has funded four faculty projects and eight student RA’s, leading to conference presentations, student Signature Work projects, and publications. We hope to continue this support of student and faculty research!
Freedom Lab is excited to announce the W.E.B. and Shirley Graham Du Bois Award to DKU juniors whose Signature Work projects examine themes related to Freedom Lab. The Lab will fund up to ten projects, 5000rmb each, in order for students to explore their work in the spirit of WEB Du Bois and his wife, Shirley Graham Du Bois—two of the most consequential figures of US history who had left behind a legacy of human freedom and justice across the globe.
Students who pursue projects in relation to notions of freedom and unfreedom on any of the topics below are encouraged to apply: Continue reading “Freedom Lab Calls for Student Signature Work”
*Applications due January 30
This year’s March faculty writing retreat, undertaken jointly by the Center for the Study of Contemporary China and the Humanities Research Center, will take place in the quiet and scenic Linden Centre, Rongchuntang, which is situated in Wengxiang Ancient Village of Dongshan, Suzhou.
Continue reading “March Writing Retreat”
The DKU Humanities Research Center (HRC) invites proposals from all DKU/Duke faculty and affiliates working on humanities-related projects. Projects should be based at DKU and/or connect Duke and DKU faculty. Proposals should be sent to Chi Zhang (email@example.com), administrative assistant for the Humanities Research Center, by June 30, 2021.
- Research Labs
- Small Events
- Large Events
- Book Manuscript Workshops
Continue reading “2021-2022 Call for Proposals”
The Humanities Research Center is pleased to announce a call for proposals for Spring 2021, to be completed by August 31, 2021. Applications are due via email to Chi Zhang by April 15, 2021, except for the writing retreat, for which application is via Qualtrics form. A separate funding round will take place for the fall. Continue reading “Call for Proposals Spring 2021”
During the break between the two Spring sessions, the Humanities Research Center and the Center for the Study of Contemporary China will collaborate to offer an intensive writing retreat from Monday 15 to Friday 19 March. The aim is to offer time and space for DKU faculty to make serious progress on an important project and to foster interdisciplinary dialogue and discussion.
The retreat will take place in a quiet location (TBD) in Jiangsu not too far from Kunshan. Transport from and to DKU, meals, and accommodation will be provided by the two research centers. Faculty are expected to work on their writing projects during the day. An optional light exercise activity such as a walking tour will be offered in the afternoon. Faculty will be grouped into small thematic clusters and invited to discuss their research with their colleagues after dinner in the evening. Each center will fund eight to ten faculty, who will be expected to participate for the full five days.
All DKU faculty working on writing projects broadly related to arts and humanities, interpretive social sciences or contemporary China are eligible to apply. Faculty working on equivalent projects in creative arts, such as editing a film, are also eligible to apply. Priority will be given to tenure-track professors who will make substantial progress on an project relevant to their eventual tenure application. Other applications will be considered if space permits.
Applications are due via Qualtrics form by January 31. Faculty will be asked to briefly describe their project, its state of completion, its significance for their research career, and the concrete goals that they hope to achieve by the end of the retreat. Decisions will be made by the center directors and announced within one week.
For further information, please contact James Miller, co-director of the Humanities Research Center, or Keping Wu, co-director of the Center for the Study of Contemporary China.