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Call for Proposals: The Scholarly Book: Idea, Proposal, Execution (Workshop) with William Germano

Monday, September 30, 2019

This October, William Germano will lead a workshop on “The Scholarly Book: Idea, Proposal, Execution.” The workshop will focus on how to conceptualize a scholarly book, how to distinguish research from idea, how to determine a structure that works and how to refine a document so that a publisher will give it serious consideration. 

Deadline: Seed Grant Application

Friday, October 4, 2019

IHR Seed Grants are awarded at individual and team levels to ASU faculty or staff in the humanities (though external scholars are always welcome to participate as consultants).
Desert Humanities: Creating Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Sep 23 2019 - 10:30am
Cross-disciplinary ventures hold much promise in creating fresh ways of addressing complex issues; however, such collaborations are not without their difficulties. What are the risks, problems and rewards, and what are some best practices in...
Desert Humanities: Attunement to the Desert

Sep 23 2019 - 4:00pm
What does the desert ask of us and how might it change how we dwell?Join us for this double-header: an immersive, experiential lecture by international art and design team Maja Kuzmanovic and Nik Gaffney of FoAM followed by a speculative futures...
Opening Reception for Dust and Shadow: An Acoustic Ecology Salon

Sep 23 2019 - 5:30pm
Maja Kuzmanovic and Nik Gaffney of FoAM traveled the desert in two years of site visits with ASU’s D.A.R.E. team collecting artifacts and sounds. From these experiences, they have created a desert sounds vinyl album and series of...
A Conversation with Russell Wyland: NEH Grants and Programs

Sep 25 2019 - 10:30am
Russell Wyland will join us to provide insights on how to receive grant funding from National Endowment for the Humanities programs that are of interest to attendees.About Russell WylandWyland serves as the Division of Research Programs...
Panel with Russell Wyland: Your Successful Grant Proposal

Sep 25 2019 - 1:00pm
Join the Institute for Humanities Research and moderator Russell Wyland, NEH deputy director, for an afternoon panel on grant proposals.Panelists with varying levels of experience in grant management will critique weaknesses and identify strengths...
German American Communism, African American Conjure, and the Civil War in the United States

Oct 10 2019 - 4:00pm
A lecture by Professor ZimmermanMost histories of the U.S. Civil War assume that the Union drew on exclusively U.S. political traditions to overthrow slavery and thus perfect freedom supposed to have inhered in the nation from the beginning. Andrew...
IHR Book Award and Author Reception

Oct 10 2019 - 4:30pm
The history of the U.S. southern border involves a melting pot of not just Mexican and Anglo-American communities, but many others, including Chinese and African American migrants. So how did the multiracial past of the U.S.-Mexico border develop a...
ASU Humanities Faculty Writing Studio

Oct 11 2019 - 9:00am
The IHR invites you to a 6-week writing studio for ASU Humanities faculty, facilitated by Christopher Jones.Want to jump start your current writing project? Looking for dedicated writing time in a supportive and collegial environment? Interested in...
Dust and Shadow: An Acoustic Ecology Salon

Oct 12 2019 - 12:00am
Working with international artists and designers Maja Kuzmanovic and Nik Gaffney of FoAM, the Desert Humanities initiative at ASU is hosting a desert ecology listening salon at Hayden Library.Kuzmanovic and Gaffney traveled the desert in two years...
Grant Writing for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Oct 17 2019 - 10:00am
The ASU Library and IHR invite undergraduate and graduate students to a grant writing workshop with professional writer Ursula Pike.Are you an undergraduate or graduate student trying to get research funding in the humanities or social sciences? Do...
The Scholarly Book: Idea, Proposal, Execution, with William Germano

Oct 24 2019 - 10:30am
The Institute for Humanities Research is pleased to announce that it is opening this workshop for observation by anyone interested in scholarly book writing.This workshop, led by William Germano, will focus on how to conceptualize a...
Got a Problem? Putting Scholarship to Work in the Classroom and Beyond

Oct 24 2019 - 3:30pm
Looking for trouble is what we want to teach. Join William Germano and the Institute for Humanities Research at this public lecture.Scholars worry, and that's good news. This talk considers two aspects of the academic life: research and...
'Shakespeare's Operatic Life' with William Germano

Oct 25 2019 - 12:00pm
Since the 18th century, composers have drawn on Shakespeare as a source for operatic composition. Shakespeare means something different to Anglophone audiences now than he did to foreign audiences during most of his operatic life. This talk explores...