Creating a Summer Institute with Your Expertise
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Make a difference in your field of study. Join us to learn how to apply for and lead an NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) Summer Institute. In this event, a roundtable of ASU faculty who have received this grant will walk us through the process of applying and the things they learned from leading a summer institute.
NEH-funded institutes are professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation to deepen their understanding of significant topics in the humanities and enrich their capacity for effective scholarship and teaching.
Information regarding the NEH Institutes for Higher Education Faculty Grant is available at https://www.neh.gov/grants/education/institutes-higher-education-faculty
NEH "Summer Institute" Grant Snapshot:
Maximum award amount is $220,000.
Application available on Nov. 7, 2023.
Next deadline is Feb. 7, 2024.
Expected notification date is Aug. 31, 2024.
Project start date is Oct. 1, 2024
Devoney Looser is Regents Professor in the Department of English. A renowned scholar of literature by women, Dr. Looser is a Guggenheim Fellow, an NEH Public Scholar and a Rockefeller Bellagio Fellow. In 2012, Dr. Looser was Principal Investigator for the NEH Seminar for Education Faculty, "Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries."
Joan McGregor is professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies whose research constellates around questions in moral and legal philosophy. Dr. McGregor has directed three different NEH summer institutes focused on sustainability—"Extending the Land Ethic: Sustainability and the Humanities" in 2015, "Rethinking the Land Ethic: Sustainability and the Humanities" in 2012, and "Fierce Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and the Foundations of the Land Ethic" in 2009.
Erica O'Neil is research program manager at the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, and a scholar committed to advancing co-creative, participatory strategies for engaging ethical technological innovation. Dr. O'Neil was Co-Principal Investigator of the "Our SHARED Future: Science, Humanities, Arts, Research Ethics, and Deliberation" 4-week NEH Institutes for Higher Education Faculty Education Program Grant awarded to introduce humanists to the scientific, ethical, and social dimensions of bioengineering.
Jason Robert is Dean's Distinguished associate professor in the life sciences. A bioethicist and philosopher of biology, Dr. Robert's research and teaching is animated by the question of constitutes "good science"—that is, science that is both efficacious and ethical. He was Co-Principal Investigator of the "Our SHARED Future: Science, Humanities, Arts, Research Ethics, and Deliberation" 4-week NEH Institutes for Higher Education Faculty Education Program Grant awarded to introduce humanists to the scientific, ethical, and social dimensions of bioengineering.
This is a hybrid event.
- For in-person attendees, lunch boxes will be provided.
- For online attendees, Zoom link will be provided before the event.