To view previous calls for proposals and other opportunities at the FHI (since Fall 2010), please click here.


The theme of the 2017 Summer School is "Sovereignty and Social Movements." The two-week session will be held from June 27 to July 7, 2017 at the University of Bologna. More information at link below. Application must be submitted through Summer School website.


Story+ is a new 6-week summer research experience for students interested in bringing academic research to life through dynamic storytelling. Undergraduates will work in small teams with graduate student mentors. Students will learn to conduct qualitative, humanities-based research and to communicate their research through effective storytelling techniques.


The Franklin Humanities Institute is soliciting proposals for a new Humanities Laboratory to begin in the 2017-18 academic year. The new Lab will receive funding for 3 years (contingent on successful annual reviews). Interested faculty are highly encouraged to join us for an information session on the Humanities Lab model and lessons learned from previous Labs at noon on Thursday 12/8.


All Duke faculty are invited to submit proposals for Bass Connections project teams by November 4, 2016. Please follow link for special opportunities for project proposals with humanities connections.


The Faculty Book Manuscript Workshop program is open to regular rank Assistant Professors in the humanities, arts, and interpretive social sciences.


The FHI is pleased to announce a new created position in research development. The DoR will oversee programmatic and administrative aspects of multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary sponsored research activities.

09/07/16 (review begins 08/22/16)

The FHI is looking for motivated undergrads to assist with audiovisual and logistic support for a varied roster of programs and events.


The FHI co-sponsors many humanities and interdisciplinary events and projects on Duke campus. Requests will be reviewed at least once a month by the FHI Director.