Global and Emerging Humanities Working Groups

Complementing its core partnerships with humanities departments, Humanities Futures also supports faculty-led interdisciplinary projects in global studies and/or emerging areas of inquiry. The grant current supports 12 such projects.

  • Ancient Mind: Neuroarchaeology
    Maurizio Forte, Classical Studies + Art, Art History & Visual Studies; Deborah Jenson, Romance Studies + Global Health + FHI
  • The Black Outdoors
    J. Kameron Carter, Duke Divinity School; Sarah Cervenek, African American Studies + Women's & Gender Studies, UNC-Greensboro
  • Choreography and Corporeality
    Thomas F. DeFrantz, African & American Studies + Dance; Gustavo Furtado, Romance Studies
  • Critical Islamic Studies
    Omid Safi, AMES; Mohsen Khadivar, Religious Studies; Ellen McLarney, AMES;
  • The Future of African Cities
    John Bartlett, Duke Global Health Institute; Charles Piot, Cultural Anthropology
  • Global Asian Health Humanities
    Nicole Barnes, History; Leo Ching, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (AMES); Carlos Rojas, AMES
  • Global Health Humanities
    Deborah Jenson, Romance Studies + Global Health + FHI; Kearsley (Karrie) Stewart, Global Health
  • Israel/Palestine
    Rebecca Stein, Cultural Anthropology; Erika Weinthal, Nicholas School of the Environment
  • Narrating the Environment
    Miguel Rojas Sotello, Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Nicholas School of the Environment
  • The Paranormal
    Joseph Donahue, English; David Morgan, Religious Studies; Priscilla Wald, English + Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies
  • Remapping Sound Studies
    Louise Meintjes, Music + Cultural Anthropology
  • Translation Studies
    Peter Burian, Classical Studies; Martin Eisner, Romance Studies