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Support for Humanities Events

Humanities Events Co-sponsorship

Funds, event space, and/or lodging to support humanities events on the Ithaca campus


Funding Opportunities for Cornell Faculty

Translation Network Grant of up to $5,000 to support and workshop translation projects by a group of faculty and graduate students in the humanities
Humanities Research Grants Grants of up to $3,000 for Cornell faculty members holding regular appointments in humanities departments
Interdisciplinary Monograph Writing Group Funding for activities related to writing monographs by a group of Cornell faculty in the humanities
Brett de Bary Interdisciplinary Writing Groups Funding for activities related to writing and publication by groups of faculty and graduate students in the humanities
CNY Humanities Corridor Funding for working groups and projects in Philosophy/Critical Theory; Linguistics; Visual Arts and Culture; Musicology/Performance Studies; Digital Humanities; Historical Studies; Literature, Language and Culture; and Archives and Media / Deadline: March 15, 2019
NEH Summer Stipends

Grants of $6,000 for two consecutive months of research and writing, awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (Cornell Faculty must be nominated by the Society for the Humanities to apply)


Funding Opportunities for Cornell Graduate Students

Translation Network Grant of up to $5,000 to support and workshop translation projects by a group of faculty and graduate students in the humanities
Timothy Murray Graduate Travel Grants Grants of up to $1,000 to support travel for doctoral research
Dissertation Writing Groups Funding for writing groups of graduate students with a common interdisciplinary focus
Grants for Doctoral Research in Sustainability & the Humanities Grants to support work within the humanities and arts that touches on the environment and cultures of energy
Mellon Urbanism Fellowships Seminars focused on the intersection of urbanism, design, and the humanities, with stipends to support a final project
Digital Humanities Library Internships Graduate student digital scholarship internship program
Public Humanities Fellows A year-long fellowship that explores the public dimensions of scholarship in partnership with a community organization
Community Partnership Grants Pairs Cornell graduate students with regional organizations to support a campus-community collaborative public humanities project
HASTAC Scholars Students working across the areas of technology, the arts, the humanities, and the social sciences
HWW National Predoctoral Career Diversity Residential Summer Workshop Summer workshop for doctoral students interested in learning about careers outside of the academy and/or the tenure track system / Deadline: September 30, 2018


Other Funding Sources (not administered by Society for the Humanities)

Critical Inquiry into Value Imagination & Culture (CIVIC) The provost’s task force for the humanities and arts (CIVIC) is seeking proposals to form a Research Collaborative (Colab) in Media Studies for the 2-year term of fall 2018-spring 2020. A grant of $30,000 per year for the group will support the Colab’s research and outreach.

CIES Graduate and Undergraduate Funding

Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES) administers many funding competitions to support the study of Europe by Cornell students