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Public Humanities Grants for Graduate Students -- IASH, in conjunction with its partners in the Humanities Center Initiative, invites graduate students in humanistic fields to submit grant proposals for public-facing projects. Grants of up to $4000 are available for projects starting in July 2024. All proposals must be submitted through Humanities New York's application portal. Additional information and guidelines, plus a link to the submission portal, may be found here.  The grant deadline is March 31, 2024.

Faculty of all academic ranks are invited to sign up for the Spring 2024 NEH Grant-Writing Circle. The Circle has met regularly since 2013 to support colleagues who plan to submit applications for the National Endowment for the Humanities' full-year fellowships, summer stipends, and public scholar grants. Junior faculty are especially encouraged to attend, and all colleagues can sign up as many times as they wish. Seven participants in past circles have won NEH awards. Others have credited these circles with helping them to hone their writing, present their projects to a broader audience, write sharper book proposals, and win fellowships beyond the NEH. Past members also appreciated the opportunity to make connections with, and get professional advice from, colleagues outside of their department.

This year's circle will be led by Professor Elisa Camiscioli, who has received four NEH grants and served as an NEH reviewer. The Circle will meet in person for weekly sessions that run from late January to early April at a mutually agreeable time. The deadline for applying to the NEH Grant Writing Circle is Jan. 5, 2024. Please email Elisa Camiscioli with any questions.  To apply, submit your information here.

The NEH anticipates that its deadline for individual. fellowships this year will be April 10th, and we encourage interested faculty to begin thinking about their proposals soon. Proposal-writing tips, including a much-lauded SSRC pamphlet on "The Art of Writing Proposals," can be found here. The. NEH also posts sample successful application narratives on their grants pages.

Confluence: Humanities in the Public Sphere is an IASH sponsored podcast that reflects a belief that scholarly work inevitably benefits from engagement with publics beyond university walls.  In each episode, we explore projects by Binghamton University faculty and graduate students that seek to inform--and learn from--diverse publics in a variety of ways. Listen to us on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple podcasts and follow us on Instagram  for regular updates!

Tune into Season I of the "Immigrants Wake America" podcast, co-hosted and co-produced by graduate students and former HNY/IASH public humanities fellows Le Li and Shruti Jain in conjunction with the Tenement Museum. Immigrants Wake America features storytellers who share stories about migration and the centrality of immigrant women in their lives. Keep and eye out for Season 2.

Looking for outside funding? IASH now provides links to searchable databases of external fellowships and grants, as well as tips to grant proposal and prospectus writing. Just go to the "Funding" page on this website.

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