The Dresher Center for the Humanities invites you to a
Humanities Grants Workshop featuring
The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)
and a Hands-on Humanities Proposal-Writing Session
When: Friday, April 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: The Commons, Room 329
R.S.V.P. for either workshop or for both by April 3rd (or until filled): https://goo.gl/forms/MHmkmP1E0Fehat862
ACLS Grants and Fellowship Programs Workshop
The Commons, Room 329
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
sign-in and refreshments from 9:30
ACLS supports scholars in the humanities and social sciences at all career stages through a range of fellowship and grant programs. In this session, ACLS program officer Rachel Bernard will share information about ACLS's programs and offer tips for strong applications. The workshop will also include a mock peer-review panel with ample opportunity for discussion.
Humanities Proposal-Writing Session
Dresher Center Conference Room, PAHB 216
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
lunch served at noon
UMBC faculty are invited to participate in a hands-on proposal-writing session with expert facilitator, Carole Sargent. Faculty will learn strategies for developing effective humanities grant and book proposals and workshop a draft proposal for their own research projects. Participants should prepare a 300-word draft project description to work on during the session.
Contact: Rachel Brubaker, Assistant Director, Dresher Center
About the Presenters
Rachel Bernard is a Program Officer at ACLS in the Office of Fellowship and Public Programs. She completed her Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2012.
Carole Sargent is the founding Director of the Office of Scholarly Publications at Georgetown University and of Academic Authors, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting faculty in scholarly publishing and grant submission. She has broad experience creating workshops in consultation with national funding organizations. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and has published widely in 18th-century literary history.