Doctoral Research Grants in Sustainability & the Humanities 2017, Cornell University, USA

Publish Date: Mar 24, 2017

Deadline: Apr 17, 2017


The Society for the Humanities partners with the David R. Atkinson Cetner for a Sustainable Future to support work within the humanities and arts that touches on “the environment” and cultures of energy — from histories of social-ecological thought to studies of the aesthetic dimensions of wind power controversies, from avant-garde landscape photography to critiques of the concept of sustainability. Grants may be used for travel, books, materials, the hiring of an assistant, or any other clearly identified purpose.

Given the mandate of the Society for the Humanities, we will give preference to applicants whose home departments fall within the humanities or arts. But anyone doing humanistic or artistic work is welcome to apply.

Research in Sustainability & the Humanities Application Guidelines

Cornell graduate students working at the intersections of sustainability and the arts or humanities are welcome to apply. Applications should be submitted electronically to Emily Parsons ( at the Society for the Humanities by April 17, 2017.

Applicants should submit the following materials as one .pdf file:
1. A one-page proposal, explaining the project and how you intend to use the grant
2. A one-page CV

Sent under separate cover:

Applicants should request that their Committee Chair send a brief letter of recommendation to Timothy Murray, Taylor Family Director, c/o Emily Parsons (

All application materials should be submitted electronically to Emily Parsons ( at the Society for the Humanities. DEADLINE: APRIL 17, 2017

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