Humanities faculty in the media, including articles, interviews, and recent awards.
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For 20 weeks over the spring and summer, philosophy professor Christia Mercer commuted 40 miles north of Morningside Heights to teach Literature Humanities at Taconic Correctional Facility.►
"Columbia students are so very interested in social justice. This was an opportunity to make a concrete impact."
Susan Boynton (Music)
Boynton recently delivered two talks, Sound and Image in the Middle Ages and The Latin glosses in the Irish Liber Hymnorum and their context in Continental Manuscripts, while in Dublin on a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts & Humanities Research Institute.
Shamus Khan (IRWGS)
Alice Kessler-Harris (IRWGS)
George Lewis (Music)
Roosevelt Montás (Center for American Studies)
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (English & Comp Lit)
Robert Thurman (Religion)
More on awardees of the Provost's grants is available here.
Colm Tóibín (English & Comp Lit)
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Deadline: July 14, 2017
The Berggruen Prize is a $1 million award that recognizes humanistic thinkers whose ideas have both intellectual depth and long-term social and practical value across nations and cultures.
Deadline: July 15, 2017
The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress invites qualified scholars to conduct research at the Kluge Center using the Library of Congress collections and resources for a period of four to eleven months.
Deadline: September 4, 2017
The Heyman Center for the Humanities Fellowships will provide four junior and four senior Columbia faculty with course relief that will allow them to reduce their teaching loads to a minimum of one course per semester in order to conduct research and to participate in a regular weekly seminar.
More information here.