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The Humanities for the Public Good initiative is accepting applications for Humanities Futures Graduate Fellow until September 23, 2019. The Fellowship is open to doctoral students in the humanities/humanistic social sciences and enrolled in an eligible department in the College of Arts & Sciences. For more information and to submit an application, go to their website.


About the Humanities for the Public Good Initiative

The Humanities for the Public Good (HPG) initiative is a Mellon Foundation-supported project of UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, dedicated to promoting public scholarship in the arts & humanities, integrating digital and public humanities, and extending the impact of the public humanities in graduate study.


The Humanities for the Future Graduate Fellow

The Humanities for the Public Good seeks one graduate fellow who will be part of a team of two graduate fellows working to support the Humanities Future Initiative undergraduates. The duties of the graduate fellow will include: weekly one-hour meetings with Dr. Schroeder; help designing and implementing the undergraduate fellow application process; assistance building and coordinating approximately six workshops schedule for October-January; and mentorship of half of the undergraduate fellows as they implement their public humanities projects in Spring 2020.

The applicant should have an interest in teaching and mentoring, especially in regards to undergraduate students. HPG seeks someone who has a desire to act as an advocate for the humanities at UNC-CH while developing their own knowledge and experience in the public humanities. In addition to these driving motivations the ideal applicant will have experience working in team based settings and be comfortable corresponding with other fellows and campus allies over email and in person

Through this program the graduate student fellow will be able to develop and refine skills in project management and implementation, undergraduate mentorship, communication to broad audiences and across disciplines. Additionally the fellow will gain knowledge of contemporary issues around the public humanities and receive mentorship and professionalization.

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