UCHI Colloquia/Speaker/Conference Funding

The Funding Competition for AY 2018-19 for Conferences and Colloquia is now closed.
Applications for AY 2019-2020 will be accepted starting June 1, 2019.
Researchers are encouraged to apply for research funding through UCHI's SCHARP awards.

UCHI Colloquia/Seminar Speaker Support

UCHI encourages departments and faculty wishing to bring colloquia and seminar speakers to campus to seek funding support.
These funds can be combined with departmental or other funds to support speaker travel and other fees.

 Maximum level: $2,000

Email your completed application form (click here for either Adobe PDF.pdf or Word document.doc) to uchi@uconn.edu.

UCHI will promptly address each proposal. No award will be made without a written proposal and projected budget.
UCHI awards are generally provided through a fund transfer to the program leader’s home department.
Project leaders then collaborate with departmental administrative staff to access these funds to pay for colloquia or conference expenses.

 

UCHI Conference Support

UCHI encourages departments and faculty wishing to program scholarly, interdisciplinary conferences on campus to seek funding support.
These funds can be combined with departmental or other funds to support speaker travel and other fees.

Maximum level: $4,500.

Email your completed application form (click here for either Adobe PDF.pdf or Word document.doc) to uchi@uconn.edu.

UCHI will promptly address each proposal. No award will be made without a written proposal and projected budget.
UCHI awards are generally provided through a fund transfer to the program leader’s home department.
Project leaders then collaborate with departmental administrative staff to access these funds to pay for colloquia or conference expenses.

 

Colloquia and Conference funding 2018-2019

(updated December 2018)

Connect Africa Research Workshop Eleni Coundouriotis (English)
Rob Nixon Lecture on Book Slow Violence Evelyn Simien (Political Science)
Sibyl Kempson Lecture and Workshop Darcie Dennigan (English)
Living Objects: African American Puppetry Symposium and Festival John Bell (Puppetry)
Translating Cuban Letters, a Conversation with Kristin Dyskstra and Anna Kushner Jacqueline Loss (LCL)
Frege Conference Marcus Rossberg (Philosophy)
Maritime Asia Conference
Alexis Dudden (History)
War, memory, and Museums: Insights from Modiful Hoque Shareen Hertel (Political Science, Human Rights)
Discussion – “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration” Matthew Pugliese (Drama)
Annual Wallace Stevens Poetry Program with Speaker Claudia Rankine Penelope Pelizzon and Cathy Schlund-Vials (English)
ECOM 2018-19 Speaker Series + Spring 2019 Workshop Dorit Bar-On (Philosophy)
Why Don't We Die in the Digital Age? The School of Fine Arts
Visit and lecture Bryant Simon, Professor of History & American Studies Micki McElya (History)
“Reporter in the Line of Fire: Dispatches from Central America, 1983-90” Exhibition & Conference Scott Wallace (Journalism)
Imagining Landscape: IX LANGSA Annual Conference Xiaoqiao Xu (LCL)
Visit of Professor Chris Rovee Yohei Igarashi (English)
Visit of Professor Jasbir Puar Bhakti Shringarpure (English)
Husky Films Project Edward Craven (Economics)
Vagantes Conference on Medieval Studies Catherine Albers (English)