Call for Proposals: 2017-18 FHI-North Carolina Central University Digital Humanities Fellowships (Deadline 5/12/17)

Posted on April 21, 2017 by

The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI) at Duke University invite applications from NCCU faculty for the 2017-18 FHI-NCCU Digital Humanities Initiative. Up to 5 fellowships are available.

Supported by the FHI’s Mellon Humanities Futures grant, the FHI-NCCU Digital Humanities Initiative (DHI) is geared towards increasing the use of digital humanities in the classroom. The DHI will consist of a series of trainings/workshops beginning in August 2017. The trainings will take place at both Duke and NCCU and will extend over the course of the 2017-18 academic year. Workshops will be geared toward both the theoretical and practical aspects of the digital humanities. FHI-NCCU DH faculty fellows will be required to attend all workshops and to create a new course or significantly revise an old one for inclusion in their regular teaching cycle. While individual research projects can be a part of any proposal, the primary component must be pedagogical.

Each fellow will receive up to $4,500 in project funds, which may be used for software, hosting services, minor equipment (e.g. digital recorders, video cameras), consultant fees (e.g. web designers), as well as conference travel. In addition, fellows will each receive a $500 honorarium for presenting their work-in-progress at a year-end symposium (2018 date to be determined).

All interested faculty should submit a CV, a project title, and a 400 to 600-word proposal that outlines how they intend to incorporate the digital humanities into the classroom setting. Please send complete applications to by 5pm on May 12.

All interested NCCU faculty are encouraged to attend the FHI-NCCU Digital Humanities Initiative Year-end Symposium, to be held at the FHI on Saturday, May 6, 2017. An info session for potential applicants will be held at the symposium. More details will be available here:

For more information about the FHI-NCCU DHI’s first year (2016-17), please go to: