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$2 Million Competition Opens for Ideas to Transform Learning

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the University of California, Irvine, Duke University and the virtual network HASTAC, today launched the third annual open-call competition that will provide $2 million in awards to innovators shaping the field of digital media and learning.

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The University of California Humanities Network

Despite the bleak budget situation, there is good news for faculty, students, staff and all those engaged in and by humanities research in the University of California. Last spring, after a comprehensive review of 139 proposals from existing and proposed multi-campus research units, programs, and initiatives, the UC Office of Research awarded major funding over five years to the University of California Humanities Network.

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UCIRA + UCHRI 2009-2010 Courses

The University of California Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA) and the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) announce a new series of courses open to students from throughout UC system.

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FELLOWS 2009-2010

The Institute for Humanities Research is pleased to announce the fellowship recipients for academic year 2009-2010. Faculty and Graduate Student Fellows were selected from a variety of humanities fields: History, History of Consciousness, Language, Linguistics and Literature. Continue reading to see the fellows' names and projects.

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UCHRI and HASTAC are happy to announce that the award decisions for the second Digital Media and Learning Competition funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and administered by HASTAC have been made. Selected from a pool of approximately 700 applications, fourteen projects won Innovation awards ranging from $30,000 to $250,000 and five projects received Young Innovator awards ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 for a total of $2 million. The winning projects are expected to produce promising innovations in the use of digital media for participatory learning. Read more.

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Welcome to our new home! There are a few features we would like to bring to your attention. The Calendar features all UCSC humanities research ...

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IHR Research Workshop: UCHRI Programs

David Theo Goldberg, Director of the UC Humanities Research Institute, will cover UCHRI programming and what might be in the cards, including California Studies and digital humanities. The general conversation will focus on what our faculty is working on or envisaging, and how we are thinking about humanities, collaborative work, and interdisciplinarity. Continue reading for more details.

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Center for Cultural Studies

The Center for Cultural Studies was founded in 1988 as a part of the University of California’s President’s Humanities Initiative. Through an ensemble of research ...

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Center for Mediterranean Studies

The Center for Mediterranean Studies is dedicated to the study of the nature of premodern Mediterranean societies and cultures and their role in World History and the History of "the West." Located at the intersection of three continents the Premodern Mediterranean was a shared environment characterized by tremendous ethnic and religious diversity and by the particular intensity of its cultural, economic, and political exchange.

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