In collaboration with the Center for Environmental Studies, the Humanities Research Center’s Diluvial Houston Initiative invites faculty to submit proposals for funding to support Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses with a focus on environmental justice and health. Proposals should be for new three-credit-hour undergraduate courses or significantly redesigned existing courses. Provided the course meets enrollment requirements, awarded faculty will receive $4,000 in funds for research and the establishment of collaborations beneficial for the course and $2000, ideally for class field trips or guest speakers (provided travel is possible). Preference will be 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, instructors, and lecturers are eligible to apply.
Course abstract of no more than 200 words
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Letter: Endorsement from applicant’s Department Chair or School Dean should be emailed directly to Adriana Chiaramonti at firstname.lastname@example.org.