A COLLABORATIVE RETREAT
Friday, August 23, 2019 | 8:30–5 p.m.Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)
Co-sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities and the Office of Undergraduate Research
The Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) and the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) seek to bring together faculty and staff to consider how we engage the undergraduate research experience at Illinois and how we might create a set of new models to shape the future of undergraduate research in both core and emerging fields of study in the humanities.
The day will open with a keynote by Ellen McClure, professor of French and Francophone Studies and History, and Director of the Engaged Humanities Initiative at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Panels and discussions/breakout sessions will follow.
Early bird registration is now open. Registration is required and seats are limited.
Our hope is to share knowledge and information, to generate conversation and debate about what is desirable and possible, and ultimately to re-center the importance of the humanities in undergraduate education at Illinois. Participants can expect to hear details about competitive grant opportunities to develop ideas that they generate, with particular attention to those that engage digital methods, underrepresented and underserved students, or emphasize a public-facing dimension. These grants will be offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research and IPRH, up to $5,000.
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