Spatial Humanities Initiative | Field Work


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With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Humanities Research Center’s  Spatial Humanities Initiative invites graduate students to submit proposals for travel funding, of up $5000, related to the development of spatial humanities projects.

Awarded funds may be used for, but not limited to, documenting a historic site through sketching, photographs, GPS, or LiDAR technology; exploring local archives holding historic maps and photographs of the site; consulting with regional historians and scholars of the area; meeting with database administrators; and consulting with other Spatial Humanities Centers. Funds must be spent by June 1, 2020.

Eligibility: Graduate Students in the School of Humanities or with humanistic research projects are eligible to apply.

Application Materials:

[Please compile the following items into a single .pdf document and upload below]

  • CV

  • Research Project Title

  • Research Project description of no more than 500 words

  • Research Project budget that indicates:

    • anticipated use of the requested funds

    • all funds sought or secured from other sources

  • Travel Itinerary

Contact: Adriana Chiaramonti (


Friday, September 20, 2019