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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 […]

Eleven Doctoral Students Named 2019 VH@Duke Interns

Eleven Doctoral Students Named 2019 VH@Duke Interns

Eleven Ph.D. students have been named Versatile Humanists at Duke (VH@Duke) Interns for 2019, the most in the program’s history. The internships provide Duke doctoral students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences exposure to work experiences, organizations, and professions relevant to their scholarly interests. Students can apply for internships at pre-identified partner organizations or propose opportunities of their […]

What Should Graduate Training in the Humanities Look Like in the 21st Century?

What Should Graduate Training in the Humanities Look Like in the 21st Century?

In a new article published in Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, Edward J. Balleisen and Maria LaMonaca Wisdom share insights from their experience reimagining doctoral training at Duke University. Balleisen is vice provost for interdisciplinary studies and professor of history and public policy, and Wisdom is director of graduate student advising and engagement in […]

FHI Seeks Proposals for Story+ Humanities Research Projects

FHI Seeks Proposals for Story+ Humanities Research Projects

Deadline: November 5, 2018 About the Program Story+ is a six-week summer program that immerses interdisciplinary teams of students, faculty, and staff in humanities research and public storytelling. Story+ promotes inquiry-based learning and vertically-integrated collaboration through projects that may be driven by archival research, oral history, textual analysis, visual analysis, cultural criticism, or other humanistic […]

Story+ Summer Program Seeks Proposals for Humanities Research Projects

Story+ Summer Program Seeks Proposals for Humanities Research Projects

Deadline: November 15, 2017 Story+ is a new six-week summer program in humanities research with a public component, piloted by the Franklin Humanities Institute in Summer 2017 in conjunction with Bass Connections and Versatile Humanists at Duke. In Story+, small teams of undergraduates collaborate on focused projects that contribute to the broader research, teaching, scholarly […]

Story+ Graduate Mentors Pass Down Knowledge, Build Their Futures

Story+ Graduate Mentors Pass Down Knowledge, Build Their Futures

After working together for weeks, English Ph.D. candidate Meghan O’Neil and her Story+ team of undergraduate students delivered a digital research guide and a set of digital exhibits to their client. The most valuable part of the experience for O’Neil, however, was the community she developed. “It’s all about creating dynamic learning communities and about […]