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The Calgary Institute for the Humanities invites applications for a Graduate Student Fellowship to be held at the Institute for up to twelve months beginning September 1, 2019.  Graduate students in the final phase of their PhD dissertation are eligible for this Fellowship, and the dissertation should involve a topic that reflects the academic mandate of the Institute. Awards are subject to budgetary approval. The Fellowship is not renewable. Applicants at the time of tenure will be registered as full-time students at the University of Calgary. The stipend is $5,000 Canadian.  

 

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities invites applications for Fellowships to full time faculty at the University of Calgary to conduct research at the University during the academic year 2018-2019. All scholars with teaching appointments at the University that continue through the 2018-2019 academic year are eligible to apply. Awards are subject to budgetary approval.

The CIH Interdisciplinary Working Groups aim to bring together faculty, graduate students and senior undergraduates from different disciplines to explore common research interests and to encourage collaborative research projects.

The Calgary Institute for the Humanities is hosting the 2018 Western Humanities Alliance Annual Conference on November 2-3, 2018. We are seeking a graduate student to act as a project manager for the conference. The topic of the conference is “Spectral Cities,” addressing the themes of cities within cities, lost cities, forgotten cities, and ideas of the city that haunt our imaginations. The conference events will be held at the new Calgary Central Library, with a keynote lecture hosted in Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre. Applications are due by September 4, 2018.

What are the challenges surrounding water in Western Canada? What are our rights to water? Does water itself have rights? Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West documents the many ways that water flows through our lives, connecting the humans, animals, and plants that all depend on this precious and endangered resource.

In collaboration with the Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) at the University of Alberta, the Calgary Institute for the Humanities (CIH) is co-sponsoring a Humanities Summer Institute that invites participants to central Alberta to study Chinese Migratory Realities. Twenty visiting scholars from Alberta, the United States, China, Brazil, Japan, Australia and Nigeria will be visiting the U of C, The Banff Centre, and the U of A to hear lectures and discuss topics around Chinese Migration. 

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

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