FACULTY OPPORTUNITIES IN THE HUMANITIES
Become an Altman Faculty Fellow
Work with a faculty partner across disciplines to design our largest and most prestigious program. Altman Fellows assemble a team of Altman Faculty Scholars and student Altman Fellows to produce a yearlong lecture series, spring symposium, and faculty seminar. Faculty Fellows are awarded half-time teaching loads and $2,500 professional expense funds. Applications are due November 18, 2016.
Become an Altman Faculty Scholar
Altman Scholars join the Altman Program for the coming year after fellows are selected and the upcoming year's theme is established. Those who are selected will participate in the Altman Faculty Seminar and receive $2,500 professional expense funds. The call for applications will be issued in December 2016 and applications are due in early February. Applications are due January 30, 2017.
Request Funding for Your Public Event
The Humanities Grants Program supports intellectual events with budgets typically ranging from $200 to $1,000. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis with three yearly deadlines. This year's applications are due September 9, 2016; January 20, 2017; and April 21, 2017.
Develop Your Scholarly Book Proposal
Entitled "From Dissertation to Book," this year's book proposal workshop will be led by Steven Conn, W.E. Smith Professor of History and will include a consultation with Oxford University Press editor Nancy Toff and $250 research grant. The workshop will meet January 17 from noon to 4 p.m. and January 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. Applications are due December 2, 2016.
Get an Undergraduate Apprentice to Assist with Your Research
One of our newer initiatives, the Research Apprenticeship Program supports humanities faculty research by pairing faculty with outstanding students to complete a research task. Faculty are awarded $1,000 and students $400 upon the accepted project's completion. Proposals may be submitted anytime, but the Steering Committee begins reviewing proposals September 15, 2016.
Join an Interdisciplinary Research Cluster
Members of existing research clusters meet to share research and ideas across the humanities disciplines. Humanities Center funding is available to support a variety of activities by participants.
Collaborate and Receive up to $20,000
This open-ended opportunity prizes teamwork and innovative methods of collaboration. Applications are due January 20, 2017.