Research Focus Groups, IHC
The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center supports on an annual basis a number of Research Focus Groups which aim to bring together faculty and graduate students with shared research interests from different fields and departments/programs in order to foster the development of interdisciplinary research agendas. Convened by these individuals from at least two departments/programs these groups meet regularly (at least three times a quarter) to present work in progress, read and discuss text and current scholarship, and/or plan and implement common research projects.
Application must be made by two individuals from two different departments. Priority will be given to interdisciplinary projects that open new avenues of research. Previous recipients of awards from IHC and members of other RFGs are allowed to apply. Current RFGs may reapply for funding provided they have submitted a final report on the current year’s activities.
The maximum allowable request under this program is $1,500. The program will permit the following types of funding when adequately justified: reimbursement for travel costs associated with bringing collaborators and speakers to UCSB, research assistance provided by UCSB graduate students, expenses related to the costs of meeting and honoraria for guest speakers. RFG funds may not be used for co-sponsoring departmental speakers and events
Contact InformationEmily Zinn
The Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UCSB
Last updated: 02/05/2013
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