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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 […]

FHI Invites Proposals for Faculty Book Manuscript Workshops in Spring 2020

FHI Invites Proposals for Faculty Book Manuscript Workshops in Spring 2020

Deadline: September 3, 2019 Overview The Franklin Humanities Institute’s Faculty Book Manuscript Workshop Program provides support for the development and completion of scholarly monographs. It provides a structure for generating constructive, informed criticism on near-final book manuscripts, at a moment in the writing process when authors can most effectively utilize feedback. The aim of the […]

Four Faculty Receive FHI Book Manuscript Workshop Awards

Four Faculty Receive FHI Book Manuscript Workshop Awards

The Franklin Humanities Institute is pleased to grant Faculty Book Manuscript Workshops to the following recipients for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Additional awards may be announced during the Fall 2019 semester. Sarah Beckwith Katherine Everett Gilbert Professor of English, English Department Shakespeare, Ethics, Tragedy William Johnson Professor, Department of Classical Studies The Cultures of Reading […]

Philosophy Podcast by Humanities Writ Large Fellow Expands Its Reach

Philosophy Podcast by Humanities Writ Large Fellow Expands Its Reach

Barry Lam, Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vassar College, was a Humanities Writ Large Visiting Faculty Fellow during the 2016-2017 academic year. Splitting his time between the Department of Philosophy and the Story Lab at the Franklin Humanities Institute, he spent his year at Duke developing an unusual project – Hi-Phi Nation, a podcast dedicated […]

Duke Human Rights Center Offers Summer Research Grants

Duke Human Rights Center Offers Summer Research Grants

Deadline: March 1, 2019 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. 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 students […]