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Residential Research Group on How We Make It: Imagining Medical Justice After Covid’s Long Haul, Spring 2022Eligibility: UC Faculty, recently graduated UC PhDs, UC doctoral students (must be enrolled and ABD at time of residency), and non-UC faculty
Deadline: Aug 2, 2021
POSTPONED: University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities, 2021–22Eligibility: UC Ladder Rank Faculty
Deadline: Feb 1, 2022
Strange Encounters: Speculative Visions of the Conquest of the Americas
Strange Encounters: Speculative Visions of the Conquest of the Americas is an interdisciplinary study of late twentieth- and early twenty-first century literature and art that engages the historical legacy of the conquest of the Americas. The book’s original contribution is that it focuses exclusively on speculative narratives, both in the North American tradition of science »
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Until Proven Safe: Interview with Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley
Geoff Manaugh and Nicola Twilley discuss their recent book, Until Proven Safe: The History and Future of Quarantine
Migrant Labor and A Life Under Fire: A Triptych
Salvador Zárate on the migrant work dividing safety from risk.
Saturation: Interview with Melody Jue and Rafico Ruiz
Melody Jue and Rafico Ruiz discuss their edited collection, Saturation: An Elemental Politics.
The Hewlett Foundation Makes $300,000 Gift to UCHRI Endowment Campaign
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has generously granted $300,000 to be dedicated to the University of California Humanities Research Institute endowment campaign. The funding will be applied to count towards the funding requirement to match the Mellon Foundation endowment of $10 million to support UCHRI and the UC Humanities Network. We are enormously grateful »
Living Through Upheaval Awards for 2021-22
UCHRI has committed $90,000 to a unique and fresh set of grant programs for 2021-22, under the Institute’s broader theme of Living Through Upheaval. For the first time ever, we are supporting the development of podcast series for six UC faculty, many of whom will work with graduate students in the production of their podcasts. »
Announcing 2021-22 Graduate Student Dissertation Support Grants
Working through the upheavals of the past year, UC graduate students are finding creative ways to forge ahead with their dissertation research despite serious limitations. UCHRI is pleased to support nine dissertation projects from five campuses this year. Grantees will use these funds to purchase rare books and copies of archival materials, attend language classes, »