Where Are the Humanities in Research Funding?: Introduction

Event Date: 

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm

Event Location: 

  • Lone Star C
  • JW Marriott
  • Austin
  • Texas
  • Talk

Conference Title: 2016 MLA Annual Convention: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future.

Session Title: Where Are the Humanities in Research Funding?

Program arranged by the MLA Committee on Academic Freedom and Professional Rights and Responsibilities

Presiding: Christopher John Newfield, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara

1. "Funding in the Contemporary Moment: Whither Interdisciplinarity?" Roderick A. Ferguson, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

2. "Knockin' on Heaven's Door: Research Funding and Funding Research for the Humanities," David Theo Goldberg, Univ. of California, Irvine

3. "The Value of the Humanities and the Funding of Research," Sara Guyer, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison

4. "Accounting for Humanities," Miranda Joseph, Univ. of Arizona, Tucson