Proposal-Writing Information Session & Workshop 2023

For faculty and postdocs in the humanities and humanistic social sciences applying for external competitive funding in fall 2023 and spring 2024

Information Session (registration open)

Thursday, August 24, 11 am–12:30 pm
Danforth University Center, Room 276
Lunch provided

Roundtable discussion featuring:

  • Bill Courtney, Research Development and Administration, Arts & Sciences 
  • Nicole Moore, Office of Research Development 
  • Nora Kelleher, Office of Foundation Relations
  • Jessica Rosenfeld, Associate Professor of English and Associate Chair, Department of English
  • Tili Boon Cuillé, Professor of French and Comparative Literature

The competition for fellowships and other grant-funded activities is fierce. To assist in these efforts, the Center for the Humanities will host an information session for faculty and postdocs in the humanities and humanistic social sciences interested in pursuing external funding. Whether you are intending to prepare an application for the next funding cycle or you would just like more details on the process, you are welcome at this information session! Please use the RSVP link at the bottom of this page to let us know if you plan to attend. 

 

Proposal Workshop (registration closed)

Small-workshop group members have been sent an email with their meeting times and locations. Please contact cenhum@wustl.edu if you have not yet received this communication.

Workshopping of proposals to be submitted in fall 2023 or spring 2024. Led by a senior faculty member, participants in these small groups 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. Participants are asked to commit to both meetings. Please use the RSVP link at the bottom of this page to let us know if you plan to participate. Please register and send your proposal to be workshopped by August 18. 

Workshop group leaders: Tabea Linhard, Director and Professor of Global Studies, and Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature; and Peter Kastor, the Samuel K. Eddy Professor in the Department of History and Associate Vice Dean of Research in Humanities, Humanistic Social Sciences, and Creative Practice in Arts & Sciences

Timeline

Friday, August 18, 12 pm CDT: Proposal submission due date

Deadline to submit proposals for workshopping (email to cenhumapp@wustl.edu). Participants can expect to receive an email with the proposals of group members shortly thereafter. Please review and prepare comments on those proposals in advance of the group’s first meeting.

August 24 or 25: First Review 

Final date and time to be determined by the individual groups

Week of August 28: Revisions

Final date and time to be determined by the individual groups

 

Review the deadlines of major competitive external funding organizations on this page.

RSVP to participate

Please follow this link to let us know you plan to participate in the 2023 Proposal-Writing Information Session and/or Workshop.

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