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

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Call for Proposals
The deadline for Franke event proposals is Friday, October 30.

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Calls for Proposals
The Humanities Without Walls Consortium | 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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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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Coming Up
Regenstein windowProposals for team-taught, graduate level CDI seminars are due Friday, November 14.

ourses offered by the Center for Disciplinary Innovation:

Fall 2015
Nomads, Networks, and Political Complexity in the Ancient Near East offered by Richard Payne (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations) and Emily Hammer (Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations)

Winter 2016
Philology as a Way of Life: Humanism and the Classics offered by Rocco Rubini (Romance Languages & Literatures) and Boris Maslov (Comparative Literature)

Data Visualization: Aesthetics, Intent, and Practice
offered by Jason Salavon (Visual Arts) and Gordon Kindlmannn (Computer Science)

Spring 2016
Colonial and Postcolonial Intimacies: African, Writing Images / Picturing Words offered by Srikanth Reddy (English) and Jessica Stockholder (Visual Arts)

Color & Culture in Japan & Beyond: An Interdisciplinary Approach offered by Chelsea Foxwell (Art History) and Henry Smith (Columbia University)

Enslavement and Performativity in Comparative Perspective offered by Agnes Lugo-Ortiz (Romance Languages & Literatures) and TBA

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

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