Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)

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Making the Grant Cycle Work for You: Applying for ACLS, Guggenheim, NEH and Residential Grants in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Date: 
Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Location: 
Zoom - Registration Required

Wondering how to get started on a national grant or fellowship application?  Or received a rejection and did not know what to do next?  Professor Craig Koslofsky, Professor of History and Germanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois and an experienced faculty grant advisor will, demystify the grant cycle in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This workshop will prepare you to design and present your research so that you can submit multiple grant applications in the 2021-2022 cycle, which begins in April 2021 and continues through April 2022.

 

Craig Koslofsky has many years’ experience as a grant advisor with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Illinois. He has worked with numerous NEH Faculty Fellowship and Guggenheim awardees, as well as recipients of highly competitive fellowships from the ACLS, the National Humanities Center, the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, and other funding agencies. Koslofsky is working on a book on research proposal design and presentation.

 

To join the workshop, please use the Zoom link below:

 

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, or mobile device: https://uky.zoom.us/j/83880863296

Graduate Professional Development Workshops

Date: 
Friday, April 23, 2021 - 12:00pm
Location: 
Zoom | Registration Required

Are you interested in publicly-engaged scholarship and working with local communities? Please join us for a panel featuring scholars from a variety of disciplines to learn more about their work and suggested best practices. The workshop will acquaint you with a broad array of resources and conversations on the topic of publicly-engaged scholarship and answer any questions you may have.

Co-Sponsored by the Center for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the Commonwealth Institute for Black Studies, the Appalachian Center, and the Center for Equality and Social Justice. Register at https://uky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ldOuqqj4sE9J_LsYywrLeKI_nv-I0mh1I

For more information about our presenters, please see their personal webpage:

Dr. Christia Brown, Dr. Ann Kingsolver, Dr. Lydia Pelot-Hobbs, Dr. Natalie Nenadic, and Dr. Matthew Wilson

2021 CCTS Spring Research Conference - Keynote Panel

Date: 
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Location: 
Zoom

Our first-ever virtual research day is focused on celebrating research efforts, sharing research findings, disseminating best practices, enhancing collaborations, and mentoring the upcoming generation of clinical and translational researchers.  As always, the event is free to participants as part of our commitment to our community. 

Join us for poster and oral presentations, the annual Von Allman 60-Second Poster Pitch Competition, mentor awards, entertainment, and more!

Register at: https://www.labroots.com/ms/virtual-event/ccts-spring-research-day-2021

 

For more information about our presenters, please see their personal webpage:

Dr. Philip A. Kern, Dr. Karen Petrone, John M. Berry, and Dr. Claire Clark

Universities, Youths, Race and Policing

Date: 
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Zoom

This panel brings together community members and scholars to discuss best practices of youth and campus policing, and practices that need to be reformed. How can we promote racial equality and social justice in youth and campus policing? The speakers are Rebecca Ballard DiLoreto, Executive Director of the Institute for Compassion in Justice, Chief of Police Eric Scott of the Berea Police Department, Marro Inoue, a UK anthropologist who will speak about his field work as an intern at the UK police department, and Dwayne Mack, a historian at Berea College, whose scholarship focuses on race and policing.

Register here: https://uky.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_VQ5Hr0lPRNm5xiRoPcSCcw

CHSS - Time Has Come; Let's Make a Move[ment] Part 2

Michael Goodin, blogger, photographer and professor in the UK Department of Plant Pathology, is our next presenter in the A&S Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences event series ​"Crises and Creating Social Change." Join in to hear the familiar "viewed from an unfamiliar perspective, and informed by science, experience, and art." Professor Goodin's presentation is entitled "Time has come; Let's make a move[ment]."

CHSS - Time Has Come; Let's Make a Move[ment] Part 1

Michael Goodin, blogger, photographer and professor in the UK Department of Plant Pathology, is our next presenter in the A&S Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences event series ​"Crises and Creating Social Change." Join in to hear the familiar "viewed from an unfamiliar perspective, and informed by science, experience, and art." Professor Goodin's presentation is entitled "Time has come; Let's make a move[ment]."

 

Leadership in a Time of Crisis

State Representitive Charles Booker and UK history professor Tracy Campbell discuss leadership during a crisis from both historical and contemporary perspectives.

Humanities and Social Sciences in the Age of Crisis

In conversation with A&S Dean Mark Kornbluh, Karen Petrone, professor of history and director of the newly launched College of Arts & Science’s Cooperative for the Humanities and Social Sciences, along with Kristin Monroe, associate professor of anthropology, will discuss the state and value of the humanities and social sciences in a time of crisis and social change.
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