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Fellowship Awards
The Franke Fellows for 2015-2016 have been announced.

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Calls for Proposals
The Humanities Without Walls Consortium has awarded thirty pre-doctoral fellowships for a summer workshop on Alternative Academic Careers, including two fellowships to UChicago graduate students.

Download press release (7/8/15) about the 2015 workshop here (PDF).

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Steven RingsFebruary 4, 2015
Steven Rings, "'Don't Think Twice, It's All Right': A Genealogy"
The introduction is given by Martha Fedlman.
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November 5, 2014
Theaster Gates, "I Need A Title For My Talk, But For Now its Untitled"
The introduction is given by Matthew Jesse Jackson.
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May 14, 2014
Jessica Stockholder, "Parallel Parking"
The introduction is given by David Schutter.
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February 12, 2014
Haun Saussy, "The Curious History of 'Oral Literature'"
The introduction is given by Michael Silverstein.
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October 9, 2013
Robert L. Kendrick, "Seeing a 17th-Century Motet"
The introduction is given by Berthold Hoeckner.
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Coming Up
Regenstein windowReview of applications for the two Postdoctoral Scholar positions for “Studies in Climate Change: The Limits of the Numerical” will begin on Friday, April 17, 2015. No application materials will be accepted after Monday, May 4, 2015.
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Courses offered by the Center for Disciplinary Innovation:

Winter 2015
Spectacle and Surveillance
offered by W.J.T. Mitchell (English) and Bernard Harcourt (Columbia University)

Melodrama Across Media
offered by James Chandler (English) and Martha Feldman (Music)

Spring 2015
Colonial and Postcolonial Intimacies: African, Indian and European Encounters
offered by Rochona Majumdar (South Asian Languages & Civilizations) and Jennifer Cole (Comparative Human Development)

Time Out of Mind: Arts and Sciences of Material Duration
offered by Timothy Campbell (English) and Matthew Hunter (McGill University)

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Also see: Disciplines & Technologies is a Mellon funded project with the Center for Disciplinary Innovation.

Calls for Proposals
Humanities Without Walls | The Franke Institute is one of fifteen research universities in the midwest and beyond participating in this new Mellon-funded initiative for collaborative research on the "Global Midwest" (deadline: October 15) and for alternative academic career summer workshops (deadline: November 1). Humanities Without Walls aims to create new avenues for collaborative research, teaching, and the production of scholarship in the humanities through cross-institutional cooperation.

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