A 5×5 Incubator Grant has been awarded to Narrative Cartographies of Migration. This 5×5 project, which bridges cultural studies and humanistic legal studies, will investigate new methodological approaches to the team members’ shared research interests in migration, mobility, and movement.
A 5×5 Incubator Grant has been awarded to Environmental Activism and Minoritized Languages on Social Media. This 5×5 project investigates how environmental activism and marginalized languages intersect in three distinct geographic sites–Cabo Verde islands, Nigeria, and Japan.
A 5×5 Incubator Grant has been awarded to Illuminating a Manuscript in the Age of Print, a team which has formed to study an impressive new manuscript acquired by U-M Library.
The Art of Democracy 5×5 grant team will “expose and critique the ways in which the arts (literature, painting, poetry, music, etc.) and performance (dance, theater, political speech, street protest, etc.) have intervened in American civic discourse.”
Northern Frontiers of the Mongol Empire, an interdisciplinary project with a focus on the Mongol Empire circa 1162-1367, receives 5×5 Incubator Grant.
The Humanities Collaboratory is pleased to announce a new 5×5 Incubator Grant team, Exploring Reciprocal Access to Philippine Indigenous Archives at Michigan, which aims to increase ethical and culturally-informed plans for shared stewardship.
“Translating Anti-Racism” brings together scholars…navigating anti-racist discourses in various geopolitical contexts and observing anti-racist movements’ complex relationship with critical race theory.
“Making Sense of Diasporas: Pedagogy and Public Engagement” formed to “[tackle] the question of how to combine teaching, research, and public engagement in a collaborative environment.” Shared interests led the team to consider ways to conceptualize diasporas, diasporic identities, and issues of migration.
“Trends in Premodern Media Studies” has formed to explore an emerging field which addresses questions about how scribalism, oral transmission, visual culture, and embodied performance interacted in the formation of traditions in the premodern period.
The task that “Humanities and the Climate Change Crisis” has set for itself is to “engage in conversations about the role that the humanities can play in addressing [climate change] challenges and the responsibilities that academia should undertake in dealing with the worst crisis humanity has ever faced.”