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Duke Human Rights Center at Franklin Humanities Institute Offers Summer Research Funding

Duke Human Rights Center at Franklin Humanities Institute Offers Summer Research Funding

Deadline: March 1, 2020 Currently enrolled Duke undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for summer research funding from the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI). The goals of the grants are to strengthen research opportunities for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. Special consideration is given to […]

Dissertation Writing Groups Offer Structure and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Dissertation Writing Groups Offer Structure and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Deadline: October 28, 2019 The Franklin Humanities Institute seeks proposals from dissertation-stage students in the humanities, arts, and interpretive social sciences who share similar research interests – defined historically, geographically, conceptually, or in some other manner – and wish to engage regularly, intensively with peers across the disciplines. We recommend groups of 4 to 5 […]

Graduate Students Can Receive Funds from FHI for Interdisciplinary Working Groups

Graduate Students Can Receive Funds from FHI for Interdisciplinary Working Groups

Deadline: October 28, 2019 The Franklin Humanities Institute welcomes proposals from new or existing working groups organized around any topic of cross-disciplinary concern in the humanities, arts, and interpretive social sciences. We are especially interested in projects that relate to the FHI’s 2019-20 and 2020-21 Annual Theme World Arts, but will be happy to consider […]

Franklin Humanities Institute Invites Collaborators for World Arts Series

Franklin Humanities Institute Invites Collaborators for World Arts Series

For the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years, the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI) has selected the theme of World Arts. The World Arts series explores the world-making potential of the arts and the ways in which worlds are imagined within them. Events and working groups will examine the way in which the arts and humanities have been conceptualized with an expanded world view, […]

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 […]

Franklin Humanities Institute Awards 13 Global Collaboration Seed Grants for 2019-2020

Franklin Humanities Institute Awards 13 Global Collaboration Seed Grants for 2019-2020

The Franklin Humanities Institute is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2019-2020 Global Collaboration Seed Grants. We have been fortunate to receive generous matching support from the Office of Global Affairs’ Andrew W. Mellon Endowment for Global Studies. These grants are designed to support inquiry into research areas that cannot be adequately addressed without cross-national […]