2015 Grant-Writing Information Session & Workshop

In advance of the deadlines for major external funding organizations, the Center for the Humanities will sponsor two types of programs. We’re very pleased that past attendees have found success after participating, including:

·      Tabea Linhard (RLL) – ACLS fellowship

·      Angela Miller (Art History & Archaeology) – Fellowship, Center for Advanced Studies in the Visual Arts, National Gallery

·      Rebecca Wanzo (WGSS) – Fellowship, Center for the Humanities, Cornell University

·      Denise Gill (Music) – ACLS fellowship 

·      Ila Sheren (Art History & Archaeology) – Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study, University of Minnesota

1) Informational session
Friday, August 28 (½ day)
Presentation — Proposal Writing, From a Reviewer’s Perspective
Jean Allman (Center for the Humanities, History)
Panel — Recent Grant/Fellowship Awardees
Laurie Maffly-Kipp (Religion & Politics), Jessica Rosenfeld (English), Elizabeth Schechter (Philosophy), Lori Watt (History)
lunch provided
2) Proposal workshop
Friday, August 28 (part 1, ½ day)
Friday, September 4 (part 2, ½ day) 
Small-group workshopping of proposals to be submitted this fall. Led by a senior faculty member, participants will give a critical reading of one another’s proposals and offer observations at the first meeting. At the second meeting, participants will share their revised proposals.
Facilitators: Jean Allman (Center for the Humanities, History), Tim Moore (Classics), Rafia Zafar (English, AFAS)
light refreshments provided