December 2011

Creating a Humanities Advocacy Media Plan Date TBD (South Hall 2509) -- [Please fill out the Doodle Poll to help determine the date] This meeting will consist of two parts: 1. Discussion of principles for an overall media strategy First we will add to the foundation of core values,...

These grants support the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts and documents that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions. These grants support full-time or part-time activities for periods of a minimum of one year up to a maximum of three years....

The University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) invites proposals to participate in a residential research group in the Fall 2012 quarter on the topic Imperial Legacies, Postsocialist Contexts: History, Ethics and Difference in a Neoliberal Age. Residential research groups (RRGs) convene key scholars to...

The UC Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) invites topic proposals for research groups to be in residence at the Institute for one quarter during the 2013-14 academic year. Residential Research Groups (RRGs) are developed through a two-stage process. First, research topics for RRGs are determined by...

These grants are offered for projects relating to any of our three current areas of interest: Social Ecologies: California-centric embedded arts research; Social Technologies: new models of value exchange; and Integrative Methodologies: re-negotiating the Art/Science paradigm. Planning grants are available for projects that may need...

These grants support interpretive research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information...

Framing/Strategies for Action (Monday, Dec 12, 1-3 pm) Moderator: Linda Adler-Kassner (Professor and Director, Writing Program) Our next meeting will involve us in thinking about our core values, the frames that surround those, and how we might develop action plans from those values and frames to speak to...

Daraka Larimore-Hall (Sociology, UCSB) December 2 / 1:00 PM 4041 HSSB Larimore-Hall is the former president of UAW Local 2865, the UC union of TAs, readers, and tutors, and he is currently chair of the Santa Barbara Democratic Party. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of...

Laura Sterponi (UC Berkeley, Graduate School of Education) Friday, December 2 / 1:30-3:30 PM Education 1205 In its close association with other perseverative behaviors, echolalia is one of the defining features of autism spectrum disorders. It has traditionally been conceived of as an automatic, pre-reflexive behavior that bears...

The program seeks to fund documentary film projects that address the significant social challenges of our time or explore important but under-reported topics. Domestic and international topics are welcome; preference will be given to projects that align with one of MacArthur’s grantmaking areas. Support will...

This program helps cultural repositories plan and implement preservation strategies that pragmatically balance effectiveness, cost, and environmental impact. Projects should be designed to be as cost effective, energy efficient, and environmentally sensitive as possible, and they should aim to mitigate the greatest risks to collections...