Each year, The Dallas Institute awards a $50,000 prize to an individual dedicated to their work in the humanities. The Hiett Prize in the Humanities is national and has been awarded to individuals ranging from poets from Pennsylvania to New York journalists working with immigrants in war-torn Syria. The prize is given to encourage individuals to carry on their work in their chosen field – which is so necessary in this world. Applications due Friday, April 20, 2018.
Murthy Digital Studio, a space in Duke Libraries' The/EDGE for peer-to-peer learning and collaboration on digital scholarship projects, is hosting a series of Digital Publishing Workshops, to introduce practical ways to plan, develop, and contribute to digital publishing in the humanities. Workshops are Thursdays, 10:30-11:30 AM at the Murthy Digital Studio (The/EDGE, Bostock Library Level 1). Click here to sign up for the studio's listserv.
The Thompson Writing Program's Certificate of Accomplishment in Teaching Writing in the Disciplines provides a framework for graduate students to acquire basic knowledge of writing pedagogy and demonstrate that knowledge in job applications and during interviews. To allow Duke graduate students to obtain the certificate in the way that best meets their needs and schedules, core workshops are offered biannually supplemented by other events throughout the year. Click here for more information.
Registration is now open for the Coexistence in the Middle East (CME) summer program between July 2-26 and August 1-14, 2018 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, ranked among the world’s top 150 universities. The program aims to explore facts on the ground and examine different narratives and realities from the perspectives of various religious, political, cultural and national groups that converge at this crossroads of humanity. Click here for more information.
The Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem is excited to once again host the Tantur Summer Seminar, a 2-week seminar featuring lectures and presentations from major scholars and robust conversations with peers. The theme of this year's seminar is "Salvation History Today." Accepted applicants will be provided with room and board at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem from July 4 through July 17, 2018, and a $500 subvention to support travel. Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
Calls for Papers
The Science, Religion, and Culture (SRC) Program at Harvard Divinity School issues a call for papers for the 7th annual "Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Science and Religion," to be held October 26-27, 2018, on the campus of Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, MA. Proposals are due by May 18, 2018.