Ted Johnson Interrelations of the Humanities and the Arts Award

The Humanities Program invites applications for the Ted Johnson Interrelations of the Humanities and the Arts Award. This award provides up to $500 support to an undergraduate or graduate student or to a faculty member in the Humanities or in the Fine Arts undertaking an interdisciplinary project or course that explores the interrelation of the Humanities and the Arts across several departments or schools of the University.  Preference will be given to applicants whose project includes the French language, literature, or culture as an integral part of the plan. Funds from this award may be used to defray travel expenses to a library, museum, or exhibition; to attend a concert or theatrical performance in this county or abroad; to acquire materials or books to complete a project or teach a course; to fund release time from other employment to enable completion of the project.

 
Application Instructions:
Applicants should provide the following:
1) a one-page description of the project for which funding is requested;
2) a one-page narrative describing the applicant’s qualifications for undertaking the project and indicating expected results of the project as well as benefits of the award;
3) one letter of support from a professor or advisor in the case of students, or from a colleague or departmental chair in the case of faculty.
 
Application materials should be emailed to the Humanities Program Director, Professor Sandra Zimdars-Swartz at szimdars@ku.edu in Word or PDF format, with “Ted Johnson Award” in the subject line. 
 
Application Deadline:  No later than 5:00 PM, April 14, 2016
The Award will be given at the annual Humanities Program Recognition Ceremony, held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00-5:30 PM.  
Applications due 5:00 p.m., April 14, 2016

 


Upcoming Events
Humanities Program Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00-5:30 PM, Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union

Registering Students: Please note that all Humanities courses have changed from HWC to HUM in the Course Catalog. 

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