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  • Faculty Working Groups for Fall 2020

    The Dresher Center for the Humanities welcomes one new Faculty Working Groups for 2020 - 2021: Latin American Feminisms (see description below) All Faculty Working Groups are accepting new...
    Posted: September 2, 2020 12:40 PM
  • Dresher Center Rapid Response Awards

    Dresher Center Rapid Response Awards Purpose Dresher Center Rapid Response awards offer small grants of up to $1,500 to UMBC faculty (full- and part-time) and graduate students whose...
    Posted: July 28, 2020 9:45 AM
  • Dresher Center Statement on Anti-Black Racism

    The Dresher Center for the Humanities stands in solidarity with members of our Black community and other communities suffering across the nation. We mourn and condemn the murder of George...
    Posted: June 8, 2020 9:22 AM
  • Dresher Center Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 Fellows

    The Dresher Center for the Humanities is pleased to announce our faculty fellows for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 Earl Brooks, Assistant Professor, English Summer 2020 Fellow Project: Black...
    Posted: May 20, 2020 12:20 PM
  • Inclusion Imperative Course Transformation Grant Awardees

    Announcing the Inclusion Imperative's 2020 Humanities Teaching Lab Course Transformation Grant Recipients Tamara Bhalla Associate Professor of American Studies “A Pilot Exploration of...
    Posted: May 18, 2020 11:38 AM
  • 2020-2021 Inclusion Imperative Visiting Faculty Fellows

    Announcing next year's Fellows
    Please welcome our 2020-2021  Inclusion Imperative Visiting Faculty Fellows! Krista Johnson, Associate Professor, African Studies, Howard University  Project: "Theorizing Racial Segregation...
    Posted: May 7, 2020 12:21 PM
  • UMBC Research and Creative Achievements Town Hall on Friday

    Please join the Office for Vice President for Research for a virtual town hall on research and creative achievements to discuss logistics, opportunities, and concerns under COVID-19 this Friday,...
    Posted: April 15, 2020 1:33 PM
  • Inclusion Imperative Featured in UMBC News

    During a global pandemic, it's hard to imagine all the moments of convening - but very nice to reflect on three years of the Inclusion Imperative Program and all that the Andrew W. Mellon...
    Posted: April 10, 2020 1:09 PM
  • Coronavirus Chronicles Archive

    Sharing Stories Through Isolation
    The Coronavirus Chronicles Archive is a publicly sourced, transnational database of stories about the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on everyday life. Based out of the University of...
    Posted: April 1, 2020 5:09 PM
  • The Digital Decameron

    Global Digital Story Festival – Where I Find Strength
        “In 1348 a party of wealthy young patricians take refuge from the plague that is raging in the city in a villa outside Florence. To pass the time, they tell each other stories…” (Cover...
    Posted: March 27, 2020 12:36 PM