Wayne State University

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2019-20 Working Groups
Deadline: September 13, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
2019-20 Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
Deadline: October 18, 2019, 5:00 p.m.
Faculty Fellowship Competition
"The Future of Failure"
Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2020
Marilyn Williamson Endowed Distinguished Faculty Fellowship
Deadline: Friday, February 21st, 2020

Annual Report

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September 10 - Jon E. Cawthorne
From 12:30pm-1:30pm

Topic:For Everyone: A 21st Century Academic Library

September 11 - Bill Harris
From 12:30pm-1:30pm

Topic:I Got To Keep Moving - reading from short stories

Our Mission

The mission of the Humanities Center is to nurture interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary, and intradisciplinary work in the humanities and arts through competitions, conferences, discussion groups, and other programs for Wayne State"s humanities and arts faculty and students, and for visiting scholars and artists. The Center promotes excellence in research and creative endeavors through rigorous peer review of proposals submitted to it for funding. By sponsoring programs that involve community participants, the Center supports the university"s urban mission. Through its various programs, the Center brings humanists of diverse talents and interests together for conversation and collaboration, and fosters innovation and creativity across humanistic disciplines.