Below is a listing of CHCI news and announcments.
In response to the news that the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts may be at risk of elimination under the new U.S. Administration, the National Humanities Alliance has sent out a call for action. Because the implications of U.S. Administration’s supposed plan are not purely budgetary and would affect humanities centers, institutes, and researchers across and beyond the United States, I share the NHA’s call with you here.
At their most recent meeting, the Board of the Mellon Foundation approved our proposals for $1.3M for the CHCI Global Humanities Institutes and $500,000 for the CHCI Africa Initiative.
The CHCI Medical Humanities Network is pleased to announce that its third annual summer institute will be held on May 19-20, 2017 at the University of Miami in Florida. Full program details will be available by mid-February, at which time registration will be opened. The links for the program and for registration will be provided on here on the CHCI website as soon as they are available.
The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Consortium for Humanities Centers and Institutes will include presentations from renowned artists Issac Julien and William Kentridge as well as curator Alya Sebti. Julien will deliver the inaugural Srinivas Aravamudan Lecture.
CHCI's membership dues have been unchanged since at least 2007. During this period, CHCI has become a truly international organization that represents humanities centers and institutes, while also generating and actively supporting new areas of research in the humanities. At its most recent meeting, the CHCI International Advisory Board approved new membership fees, beginning at $200.
The Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CRASSH), based at Cambridge University, has been awarded $50,000 to host a Summer Institute on Chinese Studies and Global Humanities on the theme of China in a Global World War Two.
The transition of CHCI’s operations from Duke University to the University of Wisconsin-Madison reached a milestone with the addition of new CHCI staff at UW-Madison Center for the Humanities.
We will dedicate the 2016 Annual Meeting in London to his vision and his memory.
Travel subventions are available for new digital scholars to attend DH2016 in Kraków and participate in a special preconference. Applications are due by April 15. Click here to read more.
CHCI is pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for the second of three Summer Institutes in Chinese Studies and Global Humanities funded by the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange (CCKF) and CHCI.