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The Calgary Institute for the Humanities Interdisciplinary Working Groups aim to bring together faculty and graduate students from different disciplines to explore common research interests and to encourage collaborative research projects. The new deadline for submissions is April 25, 2018.

The Language Research Centre, the Calgary Institute for the Humanities and the Latin American Research Centre hosted Walter Mignolo (Professor, Duke University) who explored decoloniality and modernity in a talk on March 15, 2018 at the Taylor Family Digital Library. If you missed it, you can watch the video of his talk here. https://vimeo.com/262855111

This year at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, we look forward to the intersections of history, culture, identity, and politics as our Fellows research topics ranging from Indigenous identities past and present, interpretations of Buddhist doctrines in Sixth-Century China, entrudo and carnival after Brazilian independence, and creative interpretations of the surveillance state in Canada.

We’re pleased to announce that the Wayne O. McCready Fellowship for an Emerging Scholar, with support of the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts, will this year provide a full CIH fellowship as it recognises a scholar on the verge of a significant scholarly breakthrough. The Frances Spratt Graduate Student Fellowship continues the tradition of supporting a Ph.D candidate whose research contributes to the public good by promoting the core values of the humanities and building bridges of learning to the broader community.

Congratulations to all and we look forward to supporting you in your research.

The University of Alberta and University of Calgary are co-sponsoring a Humanities Summer Institute that invites participants to central Alberta to study Chinese Migratory Realities. The Institute will run June 19 to July 6 and is supported by generous funding from the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation (CCKF), the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes (CHCI), the Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) and the China Institute at the University of Alberta, and the Calgary Institute for the Humanities at the University of Calgary.

The Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) and the Calgary Institute for the Humanities (CIH) are pleased to announce a joint research team building grant opportunity for interdisciplinary working groups at both the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary. This opportunity is designed to encourage the formation of research teams spanning both universities.

Deadline: April 16th, 2018
Value: $10,000 ($5,000 at UofA and $5,000 at UofC) for a period of up to 18 months.

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities invites proposals on the theme of "Spectral Cities" for the 2018 convening of the Western Humanities Alliance conference in Calgary. 

Donating MacLachlan family hopes their initiative will encourage further donations to the long-running hub of humanities research.

LUNCH ON ART and the Calgary Institute for the Humanities Creative and Practice-based Working Group present: BARBARA BICKEL, FROM ARTIST TO A/R/TOGRAPHER

Please join the Calgary Institute for the Humanities (CIH) and the Department of History for the upcoming Workshop on “Arctic Science – History and Politics” on Tuesday, November 28 from 12.15 pm to 3:30 pm in SS 623

ENERGY IN SOCIETY a CIH Working Group is pleased to present a talk by Dr. Timothy David Clark, The Regulation of Indigenous Knowledge in Alberta’s Oil Sands: Power and Perspective.

History of Medicine & Health Care Program, Department of History, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology and Calgary Institute for Humanities are pleased to present a talk by Paula Michaels, Wars Begin in the Minds of Men: Psychiatry and the Antinuclear Movement

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities, Creative and Practice-based Working Group, and the Department of Art are pleased to present, Stephanie McKnight: Art as Function-Creep. Wed October 11 | 12 p.m. | AB 672. Light lunch included!
Genomics, Bioinformatics and the Climate Crisis, a CIH Working Group, is pleased to present Britt Wray, (Re)born to be wild? De-extinction and the issues it creates.
Enter the Calgary: City of Animals Contest and win one of two Calgary: City of Animals prize packs!   

Applications for the Calgary Institute for the Humanities Working Groups is now open with a deadline of 31 August 2017. 

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