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Mellon Seeks Exceptional Duke Humanities Faculty for New Directions Fellowship

Mellon Seeks Exceptional Duke Humanities Faculty for New Directions Fellowship

Deadline: August 23, 2019 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has invited Duke University to nominate one candidate for consideration by Mellon for a New Directions Fellowship. Eligibility The fellowship program provides support for exceptional faculty members in the humanities (broadly defined to include the arts, history, languages, area studies, and zones of such fields as […]

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 […]

Duke Welcomes Collaborators to Humanities Unbounded Initiative

Duke Welcomes Collaborators to Humanities Unbounded Initiative

Six visiting scholars representing liberal arts institutions, historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), and Durham Technical Community College will arrive at Duke this summer to collaborate with faculty as part of an innovative humanities initiative. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded Humanities Unbounded is designed to nurture collaboration and inventive expressions of the humanities at Duke […]

Join Us on October 11 for a Special Event on “The New Education”

Join Us on October 11 for a Special Event on “The New Education”

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies is hosting a discussion, reception, and book signing with educational innovator Cathy N. Davidson, author of The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World in Flux. The event will take place on Wednesday, October 11, at Duke University’s Penn Pavilion […]

New Position Created to Guide Humanities Graduate Students through Career Paths

New Position Created to Guide Humanities Graduate Students through Career Paths

Maria LaMonaca Wisdom will support doctoral students in becoming versatile humanists The Graduate School has appointed Maria LaMonaca Wisdom as Director of Graduate Student Advising and Engagement for the Humanities, beginning November 1. This new role is part of a university-wide program to expand career opportunities for humanities doctoral students. In August 2016, Duke received […]

New Program to Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

New Program to Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

Duke is giving humanities doctoral students new career paths Durham, NC – With the help of a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Duke University is creating a program that will enhance the curriculum and expand career opportunities for doctoral students in the humanities. The three-year grant from the NEH will […]