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Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Project Teams in 2020-2021

Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Project Teams in 2020-2021

Deadline: November 4, 2019 Bass Connections is now accepting proposals for 2020-2021 projects that engage faculty, undergraduates and graduate/professional students in the interdisciplinary exploration of complex societal challenges. Please see the project proposal guidelines. The deadline to propose a project is November 4 at 5:00 p.m. Projects may be proposed in relation to one or […]

Faculty Fellows Program Will Support Design of Collaborative Project Courses

Faculty Fellows Program Will Support Design of Collaborative Project Courses

Deadline: October 15, 2019 Duke Learning Innovation, in partnership with Bass Connections, is launching a new Faculty Fellows program to support faculty interested in designing Collaborative Project Courses (including redesigning existing courses). Participating faculty will receive $5,000; support and guidance from pedagogy experts and faculty experienced in this form of teaching; and the opportunity to […]

Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Projects Related to Immigration

Bass Connections Invites Proposals for Projects Related to Immigration

Deadline: October 28, 2019 Bass Connections is now accepting proposals for new projects addressing research related to immigration. Faculty interested in proposing such a project should review the immigration project proposal guidelines and submit a proposal by October 28 at 5:00 p.m. Proposed pop-up theme projects may begin in 2019-2020 or 2020-2021. Project funding ranges from $5,000 […]

Representing Migration Humanities Lab Offers Six Fellowships for 2019-2020

Representing Migration Humanities Lab Offers Six Fellowships for 2019-2020

Deadline: September 6, 2019 Humanities students, come be a part of an exciting community at Duke exploring the art and politics of migration, from humans and animals to plants and microorganisms. Taking advantage of this opportunity will enable you to: Acquire and/or practice research and teaching skills (archival, digital, administrative, collaborative) that you may not […]

Humanities Research Comes to Life at the Story+ Symposium on June 26

Humanities Research Comes to Life at the Story+ Symposium on June 26

All are welcome at the 2019 Story+ Humanities Research Symposium, when Story+ teams will present their final products and/or research works-in-progress. Story+ is a six-week summer research experience for undergraduates and graduate mentors interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling. This year, ten Story+ teams are unboxing curious artifacts in the Duke […]

Janet Prvu Bettger on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Janet Prvu Bettger on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“I have found leading Bass Connections to be professionally transformational for me as an educator” Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Janet Prvu Bettger is interested in what comes after a life-altering injury or illness, when a patient leaves the hospital and must learn to live with disability. She launched the Global Alliance on Disability and […]