NEH banner

Funded Projects Query Form
One match

Grant number: ZA-250725-16

Query elapsed time: 0.016 sec

Save this query
Export results to Excel

ZA-250725-16

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802-7000)
Eric Hayot (Project Director: 02/17/2016 to present)

Holistic Rethinkings of the Humanities PhD: Seminars, Dissertation, Internationalization, Fellowships

Penn State’s plans to institute wide-ranging changes in its humanities doctoral programs.

Penn State University's College of the Liberal Arts proposes to rethink the humanities PhD along four major lines: 1) moving beyond the graduate seminar; 2) internationalizing training and placement; 3) alternatives to the dissertation; and 4) piloting extra-academic training in a new fellowship program. A Core Committee that includes the university Provost, the College Dean, a member of the university Board of Trustees, as well as faculty, administrators, and graduate students will oversee four working groups. The project goal is to develop a new fellowship program that would, by including the advances of all four groups, also pilot a significant new structure for the humanities PhD.

[White paper]

Project fields:
Comparative Literature; History, General; Literature, General

Program:
Next Generation Humanities PhD (Planning)

Division:
Challenge Grants

Total amount offered:
$25,000

Grant period:
9/1/2016 – 8/31/2018