Humanities Without Walls

Humanities Without Walls Funding Opportunities: Training in Reciprocity and Redistributive Research

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We recently announced an internal funding competition for supporting proposals in response to the Humanities Without Walls Research Challenge scheduled for the Fall of 2021. The deadline for the local competition is April 23, 2021, while the one for the Research Challenge for November 15, 2021.

Although there is plenty of time to apply for both opportunities, those who aspire to be funded should start thinking early about their projects as the proposals need to incorporate explicit reciprocal and redistributive research mechanisms.

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Institute for Humanities will organize two workshops to introduce prospective applicants or the research community to these approaches. If you are interested in applying or if you are simply curious to learn about reciprocity and redistribution in research, please join the conversations on

October 19, 2020calendars.illinois.edu/detail/6807/33391872
Jenny L. Davis (American Indian Studies, Anthropology, and Chancellor’s Fellow of Indigenous Research & Ethics) will present on Methods & Ethics in Collaborative and Reciprocal Research. This session will help prospective grant applicants plan for the HWW seed grant CFP and HWW project CFP, both of which will be issued in March 2021.

Or on

November 6, 2020calendars.illinois.edu/detail/6807/33392156
Join two faculty members from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as they discuss collaborative, reciprocal, and redistributive models of research. This session will help prospective grant applicants plan for the Humanities Without Walls (HWW) seed grant CFP and HWW project CFP, both of which will be issued in March 2021.

Korinta Maldonado (American Indian Studies, Anthropology, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies): Maya Interpreters Collective

Ruby Mendenhall (Sociology, African American Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, and Social Work, Carle School of Medicine): C-HeARTS; Designing Spaces of Hope; and the Communiversity Think and Do Tank

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