Shared Funding

  • Reading Groups

    Reading Groups gather regularly to study texts of mutual interest. Some groups are student-driven, some for faculty only, and others are a mix of students, staff, and faculty.

    Grants are available for visits to temporary exhibitions or special engagement performances sponsored by museums, libraries, arts presenters, and universities. Funds may be used for travel and admission or registration, but not for material items (books, etc.).

    Propose a Reading Group

    Proposals should include:

    • Description of the group's format
    • Possible participants
    • Tentative schedule
    • Projected budget (food, guests, books)
    • Explanation of the project’s intellectual scope and relationship to Haverford's academic program
    Apply

    Deadlines:
    Fall: Monday, October 18th, 2013
    Spring: March 2nd, 2014

    Up to $750

    Propose a Reading Group

    Past Reading Groups


    Current Groups

    Henry James and his Contemporaries

    Open to faculty and staff and meets monthly on Mondays at 4:15 p.m., Stokes 102

    Alex Molot (amolot@haverford.edu) and Terry Snyder (tsnyder@haverford.edu)

    2013-14 Schedule

    • September 23: Portrait of a Lady (James)
    • October 21: House of Mirth OR The Age of Innocence (Wharton)
    • November 18: The Bostonians (James)
    • December 16: Sister Carrie (Dreiser)
    • January 27: Wings of the Dove (James)
    • February 24: Room with a View OR Where Angels Fear to Tread (Forster)
    • March 24: The Golden Bowl (James)
    • April 21: To the Lighthouse OR Between the Acts (Woolf)
    • May 19: TBD
    Lacan and the Return to Communism: The Meaning of Radical Politics in the 21st Century

    Open to students, staff, and faculty.

    Tyler Harper '14 (tharper@haverford.edu)


    Poetry Reading Group (PRG)

    PRG discusses poetry the way we all found it first: outside of the classroom.

    Bring a few copies of a poem that you like/don't like/want to talk about by a poet other than yourself. Open to students, faculty and staff and meets Thursdays at 9:00 pm, Woodside Cottage.

    Naomi Goodman '14 (ngoodman@haverford.edu)

  • Dialogues on Art
    A group at an exhibition, discussing the work.

    Students, faculty, and staff visit the exhibit Jason Rhoades, Four Roads as part of a Dialogues on Art trip to Philadelphia's Institute of Contemporary Art. Photo: John Muse.

    Dialogues on Art are excursions that bring together a small, interdisciplinary group of students and faculty to visit exhibitions, performances, and screenings of contemporary art in the greater Philadelphia area, continuing their conversations over dinner.

    The Center covers the travel, admission fees, and dinner. Faculty, students, and staff may propose Dialogues trips.

    More Information

    Deadline: Rolling

    Contact: Associate Director—Programs Coordination & Administration Emily Cronin (ecronin@haverford.edu)

    Past Dialogues on Art

  • Student Research Assistantships
    A student and faculty member collaborating.

    Photo: Brad Larrison.

    The Center serves as a resource for students and faculty to learn more about opportunities to collaborate, pairing faculty and students based on areas of student expertise.

    These assistantships provide mutual benefits—helping scholars with their work while giving students meaningful experience and insights about research and teaching in the humanities through a variety of tasks, including archival research; annotated bibliographies; textual editing; course, seminar or symposium design and preparation; database and web design; and curatorial apprenticeship.

    • Faculty applying through this program must choose from the pool students who have applied for the SRA through the Center. Faculty may have particular students in mind to work with over the summer, but there are faculty for whom the HCAH serves as a clearinghouse, a place to look for students with particular skills or interests. All SRA's funded by the Center must submit an application.
    • Faculty or departments with Humanities projects may apply for funding of up to $4,300 to cover student wages and materials for up to 10 weeks of summer work. Proposals for shorter projects are also welcome; 4-6 projects will be supported in summer 2014.
    • The Center prioritizes returning students, but recent graduates are eligible to work during their post-graduation summer.

    Note: Modest faculty funding for Students Research Assistants is also available at any time of the year through the Tuttle Fund for Development of Visual Culture Across the Curriculum.

    Faculty

    Propose a research assistantship for summer 2014.
    Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014

    Propose


    Students

    Apply to work with a faculty member for summer 2014.
    Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014

    Apply

    Past SRAs