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The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme has recommitted the university to the specific importance of the humanities and the arts to understanding, representing, and addressing global concerns and pressing social issues and to creating a diverse, engaged research and learning community. In addition to the $2.5 million commitment in one-time cash to support grants and programming for a five-year period (2015-2020), the Global Arts + Humanities has increased the percentage of its permanent, annual rate funding of $2.5 million earmarked for the hiring of tenure-track faculty and development of programming to fund several of the following open grants competitions and fellowship opportunities.

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We’d like to draw your attention to a new Call for Proposals for a New Faculty Position in the area of human and cultural dimensions of food, food justice or food security. This new tenure-track assistant professor position will be supported by two OSU Discovery Themes: The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme (GAHDT) and the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT).  


The position described in the attached proposal could fill needs in a variety of disciplines, geographical areas or historical periods, but must catalyze creative exchanges between GAHDT’s focus area Livability and InFACT’s Culture, Art and Design (CAD) hiring cluster.  Faculty affiliated with InFACT’s CAD cluster work in the areas of food, agriCultures and communities; imaginative geographies for food; and food ethics, particularly in terms of just and inclusive food systems in Ohio, but with an impact on the nation and the world. GAHDT’s Livability focus area highlights the transformative role of the arts and humanities in addressing challenges presented by the climate crisis, struggles for livable communities, environmental justice, land and food sovereignty, and social rights in health and cultural systems.

Please see the following Call for details:

 Deadline for proposals is April 19, 2019.

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Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme currently seeks a Faculty Fellow in Community, Creative Practices, and Civic Engagement.

Faculty Fellows work closely with the GAHDT Faculty Director and Program Manager and academic departments, schools, centers, and other Discovery Themes to develop, promote, and advise on initiatives. Faculty Fellows serve on the GAHDT leadership team and on the advisory committee, acting as a thought partner and advocate, ensuring objectives are articulated and implemented. The Faculty Fellow must be a tenured faculty member on the Columbus campus and have experience working with faculty and staff across the university.

Terms of Appointment: The Faculty Fellow appointment includes an annual course reduction (course buy out at the lecturer rate) and summer funding equivalent to an additional ninth of base salary. The Faculty Fellow will be appointed to a one-year term that is anticipated to start no later than August 15, 2019 and to terminate June 30, 2020.

Position Descriptions and Details can be downloaded here: 

Deadline for applications is May 10, 2019. 

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Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme currently seeks a Faculty Fellow in Cross-Disciplinary Methods and Practices.

Faculty Fellows work closely with the GAHDT Faculty Director and Program Manager and academic departments, schools, centers, and other Discovery Themes to develop, promote, and advise on initiatives. Faculty Fellows serve on the GAHDT leadership team and on the advisory committee, acting as a thought partner and advocate, ensuring objectives are articulated and implemented. The Faculty Fellow must be a tenured faculty member on the Columbus campus and have experience working with faculty and staff across the university.

Terms of Appointment: The Faculty Fellow appointment includes an annual course reduction (course buy out at the lecturer rate) and summer funding equivalent to an additional ninth of base salary. The Faculty Fellow will be appointed to a one-year term that is anticipated to start no later than August 15, 2019 and to terminate June 30, 2020.

Position Descriptions and Details can be downloaded here: 

Deadline for applications is May 10, 2019. 
 

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Deadline: October 15, 2019

Faculty are invited to submit proposals for the Global Arts + Humanities Open Grants CompetitionProposals for up to $50,000 in one-time cash funds will be accepted, for projects that further the declared purposes and diversity of the Global Arts + Humanities:

  • Build intellectual community among faculty across the university.
  • Deepen student engagement and experiential learning in the arts and humanities.
  • Increase Ohio State’s national recognition and distinction in the arts and humanities.
  • Demonstrate the value of the arts and humanities to address global concerns and to empower faculty and students to contribute to society as change agents.

Priority consideration will be given to:

  • Individuals and projects that have not yet been supported by the Discovery Themes.

Faculty are invited to submit proposals for research and creative projects that respond to one or more of the GAH four focus areas (Im/mobility, Livability, Community, or Methods and Practices Amplifier). Further details are available for download here: 

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Mobile Methods and Practices Series

Global Arts + Humanities will co-host a Mobile Methods and Practices series to foster dialogue on Arts and humanities methodologies and practices. This series aims to highlight new scholarly and creative projects, resources, and cross-disciplinary opportunities.

Typically meeting monthly on and around the University’s campus, this series is free and open to all faculty, staff and students and to the public. To host a mobile event, please submit an application, which can be found at our website. Event requests should not exceed $1500.

Requests are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed by the Leadership Committee. These requests must be submitted using the tool below - no less than 21 days before the event. Application forms can be downloaded here:

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Group Travel Funds: The Spring 2019 Funding Cycle for Group Travel is now closed. A new funding cycle will commence in Fall 2019.

Global Arts + Humanities will offer financial support up to $5,000 for interdisciplinary groups to attend conferences, visit universities or centers, or attend events/performances. Preferences will be given to conferences that are broad-based, multi-disciplinary, and national/international in scope and are not necessarily hosted by specialized professional societies. The travel leader must be a faculty member from Division of Arts and Humanities. Travelers may include individuals from within and outside of the division, graduate students, undergraduate students, alumni and staff. The travel leader may only apply for ONE grant per fiscal year as a leader but may appear as part of the multiple groups.

Requests are reviewed by the Leadership Committee and will be accepted till our funding limits are reached. These requests must be submitted using the tool below - no less than six weeks before the travel. Application forms can be downloaded here.

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Co-Sponsorship Opportunities

Global Arts + Humanities co-sponsorships provide support for events that align with the GAHDT mission and core goals and intersect with one of the four focus areas.

Sponsorship requests may not exceed $500. Requests are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed by the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme Leadership Committee. These requests must be submitted using the tool below  -  no less than 21 days before the event. Application forms can be downloaded here.

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