The University of Delaware's
Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center (IHRC) has announced its
calendar for the current academic year, including such special events as
a lecture by a Nobel Prize winner and an international conference.
Located in the College of Arts and Sciences,
the IHRC supports multidisciplinary research collaborations and
research-related special events programming that are anchored in but not
limited to the humanities.
This year's calendar of events related to current projects includes a
lecture on "Transnational Encounters" and readings by Mario Vargas
Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Other events include a national
conference on "Disability Disclosure in/and Higher Education"; an
international conference celebrating the 375th anniversary of the
establishment of New Sweden and featuring concurrent sessions at the
University of Lund, Sweden; and a lecture and workshop series on "Public
Humanities in a Digital World."
Further information can be found on the IHRC website.
A Lunch and Learn session about this year's grant cycle, featuring
brief presentations by faculty about their IHRC projects, will be held
from noon-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24, in Room 410, Interdisciplinary
Science and Engineering Laboratory, with an RSVP required.
This year's grant proposal deadline is 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4.
Further details, submission guidelines and a proposal template are available on the IHRC's website.