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2010-2011 Research Clusters Announced

The Institute for Humanities Research is pleased to announce the 2010-2011 Research Clusters. This program is funded by the UC Humanities Network, and is designed to encourage and support research in any area of the Humanities.

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2010-2011 IHR Fellows Announced

The Institute for Humanities Research is pleased to announce the fellowship recipients for academic year 2010-2011. Faculty and Graduate Student Fellows were selected from a variety of humanities fields: History, History of Consciousness, Linguistics and Literature. Continue reading to see the fellows’ names and projects.

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Research Clusters

The Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) is pleased to announce a call for 2010-2011 Research Clusters. This program, funded by the UC Humanities Initiative, is designed to encourage and support research in any area of the Humanities. In addition to programming, we encourage the clusters to view this as seed funding and to think about ways the cluster can serve as an incubator for larger projects in the future, and how they can leverage cluster funds to secure extramural funding.

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Summer Research Fellowships

The Institute for Humanities Research is able to offer two graduate research fellowships of $2,000 each for summer research and research-related travel. The work should ...

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UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowship List

The selection committee for the 2010-2011 UC President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities met on Saturday and made their choices. The winners will receive formal award letters that instruct them to work with their deans in developing their funding packages and to work with their local campus humanities centers as part of our new UC Society of Fellows in the Humanities.

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New Multicampus Research Groups in the Humanities

The Consortium of Humanities Center Directors, under the rubric of the UC Humanities Network, is pleased to announce funding for three new multicampus research groups in the humanities for 2010-11. They are: California Italian Studies, Critical Historicities: Between Africa and the Diaspora, and Early Modern Globalization: Iberian Empires/Colonies/Nations.

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UCHRI Announces 2010-11 Program Awards

We are pleased to announce the 2010-11 awards for UCHRI programs (Conferences and Seminars, Extramural Explorations, Residential Research Groups), UCHRI Working Groups, and UC California Studies Consortium awards.

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Day by the Bay

Our alumni, colleges, academic divisions, friends groups, and students will come together on the East Field. Alumni graduating in 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005 will celebrate 5-40 year reunions. There will be food for sale, music, student performances, and fun. Plus, of course, the best view in town!

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The Humanities Really Do Produce a Profit

The humanities—philosophy, art history, English literature, Slavic languages, musicology, and the rest—are quaint, elderly relatives that the real, serious, modern university (consisting of technological researchers and the professional schools) subsidizes out of charitable tradition but has trouble pampering during difficult times.

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HUGRA Recipients Announced

The Institute for Humanities Research is delighted to announce the recipients of the Humanities Undergraduate Research Awards (HUGRA) for academic year 2009-2010.

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UCIRA Planning Grants

The UC Institute for Research in the Arts (UCIRA) recently announced the launch of three new areas of interest: Social Ecologies: California-centric embedded arts research; Social Technologies: New models of value exchange; and Integrative Methodologies: Re-negotiating the art/science paradigm. UCIRA has a small amount of funding available to individuals/groups wishing to convene to explore the possibility for new collaborative area(s) of research and/or project development in relationship to one of these three areas.

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