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Critical Digital Humanities@Illinois: Digital Writing and Rhetoric (Scholarly Commons Brown Bag Workshop)

Digital Writing and Rhetoric: "Who Owns the News? Question-Posing and Public Discussions in 450,000 New York Times Comments" with John Gallagher (English).

Deadline: IPRH-Ragdale Residential Creative Fellowship application

IPRH and Ragdale are pleased to offer this fellowship opportunity at Ragdale for Illinois tenure-track and tenured faculty who hold full-time positions in Creative Writing, Art + Design, Music, Dance, Theatre, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture, or to full-time tenure-line creative practitioners in other related disciplines.

Deadline: 2017 Humanities Without Walls pre-doctoral summer workshop student applications

This 2017 PreDoctoral Summer Workshops encourage humanities doctoral students to think of themselves as agents of the public humanities and showcase opportunities beyond the walls of the academy in an uncertain academic job climate. We invite applications for fellowships from pre-doctoral students to participate in a three-week intensive, residential summer workshop for individuals who are working towards but have not yet received a PhD in a humanities discipline, and who plan to continue their degree programs while also considering careers outside the academy and/or the tenure-track

Reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera (INTERSECTIONS)

Lecture by Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellow Chunghao Pio Kuo

Pigs as Ham: ‘Terroir’, Techniques, and Jinhua Ham in Early Modern China

With respondent James Watson (Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society / Professor of Anthropology, Emeritus, Harvard University)

Deadline: IPRH Research Clusters application

The IPRH Research Clusters initiative enables faculty and graduate students in the humanities and arts from the University of Illinois campus to develop questions or subjects of inquiry that require or would be enhanced by collaborative work. Learn about IPRH Research Clusters.

Deadline: IPRH Prizes for Research in the Humanities application

The IPRH Prizes for Research in the Humanities allow us to celebrate excellence in humanities scholarship. These prizes recognize outstanding humanities research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with awards given at the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty levels. 

Deadline: Mellon Undergrad Internship in Bio-Humanities application

Bio-Humanities is an emerging field distinguished by its critical and creative appropriation of findings in the biological sciences for the purpose of reimagining and reconfiguring our sense of human being and of the meaning and significance of human undertakings.


Learn about the IPRH–Andrew W. Mellon Undergraduate Internships in Bio-Humanities.

Prominent Historian Named New Leader of Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

Scholarly Commons Brown Bag Workshop - Text Analysis Methods and Tools (Critical Digital Humanities@Illinois)

This workshop will provide an introduction to text analysis in humanities research. It will cover the kinds of research questions that can be addressed through text analysis, how to pick a text analysis method or tool, and basic skills for getting started with text analysis research. Some time will be devoted to a text analysis project jointly supported by the University of Illinois and Indiana University, the HathiTrust Research Center. The workshop will be led by Eleanor Dickson.