Public Humanities Initiative (Medical Humanities/Cultural Heritage) | New Courses


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The HRC’s Public Humanities Initiative invites faculty to submit proposals for Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 courses, pertaining to Medical Humanities or Cultural Heritage. Proposals should be for new three-credit-hour undergraduate courses related to the fields of Medical Humanities or Cultural Heritage. Provided the course meets enrollment requirements, awarded faculty will receive $4,000 in research funds. Preference will given to proposals that promise to spark collaborations with local publics, cultivate new scholarly paradigms, and forge lasting curricular innovation, and that will be regularly offered in the future.

Eligibility: All Rice University faculty are eligible to apply.

Application Materials:

  • Course title

  • Course abstract of no more than 200 words

  • ​Course syllabus

[Please compile these items into a single pdf document and upload below]

Letter: Endorsement from applicant’s Department Chair or School Dean should be emailed directly to by the deadline

Contact: John Mulligan (, 713-348-4971

Friday, January 19, 2018