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Book Manuscript Workshop 2021

What: BYU Humanities Center book manuscript mentoring workshop Brief description: The BYU Humanities Center will support a faculty member (or collaborative team of faculty members) working toward the completion of a book manuscript by paying two reviewers of the scholar’s choosing to read the manuscript and offer substantive feedback. One of these reviewers will be …

Fall 2021

All Colloquia will take place in 4010 JFSB and on Zoom at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. Please visit the event page for the Zoom link.   September 9 Mary Eyring (English) Early American Disability at Sea September 24 – 25 (All Day) Annual Symposium On Belief September 30 Nate Kramer (Comparative Arts & Letters) …

Winter 2021

All Colloquia will take place on Zoom at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. Please visit the event page for the Zoom link.   January 21 Rex Nielson (Spanish & Portuguese) Anthologizing Brazilian Nature: An Anthology and Undergraduate Mentored Learning Experiment February 4 Theology & Humanities Colloquium Follow up Discussion on Willie James Jennings Visit February …

One-year fellowships

BYU’s Humanities Center also sponsors two one-year fellowships. Unlike the multi-year fellowships, these one-year fellowships will be awarded by application rather than appointment. The fellowship period will begin in the fall semester of 2021. Fellowships will come with a salary supplement of $2,500, a research stipend of an additional $2,500, and release from two courses …

Digital Humanities

NEH Workshop on Funding in Digital Humanities

Who: All faculty at universities in the state of Utah. What: A 90-minute National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Workshop on Funding in Digital Humanities. You can learn more about that officer here: https://www.neh.gov/divisions/odh When: October 23rd, 2020 at 10 am Where: It will be a virtual workshop led by Jennifer Serventi, Senior Program Officer, NEH …

2019

The Humanities Center held its 7th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (formerly called ORCA Symposium) on Friday, November 1st at 3:00 PM in 4010 JFSB. This year’s event featured undergraduate student research from around the college. Megan Orr — A Room of Their Own: The Paradoxical Role of the Gynaikonitis in Women’s Oppression and Independence in …

JFSB courtyard in the winter

Winter 2020

All Colloquia will take place in JFSB 4010 at 3:00 PM unless otherwise specified. January 16 Francesca  Lawson (CAL), Steve Riep (ANEL), Mike Taylor (English), & Jim Toronto (ANEL) will lead the discussion Roundtable Discussion about the Humanities and Non-Western Religions January 23 Guide to the Classics: Dale Pratt Why Does Don Quixote Matter Today? …