Arts & Humanities Arts & Humanities

Arts & Humanities Fellowship

One of Provost Duerk's major goals is to enhance the University of Miami’s reputation for scholarly excellence as well as competitiveness for external funding to support research and creative scholarship. The University of Miami Fellowship in the Arts & Humanities was established to support faculty in the Arts and Humanities, with the ultimate goal of elevating both individual faculty careers and the University’s scholarly reputation. The Fellowship in the Arts & Humanities is intended to provide support for the startup of new projects as well as for advancement of existing projects.

Application Resources

Criteria for Evaluation:

  • Prospect that the work will result in successful applications for external funding/support (where applicable), relevant peer-reviewed activity, or juried evaluation
  • Scholarly, scientific, and/or creative merit of the proposal
  • Appropriateness of methodology
  • Clarity of presentation
  • Qualifications, experience, productivity, and promise of the applicant(s)
  • Stewardship of the resources provided by previous A&H Fellowships (if applicable)
  • Appropriateness of the proposal for collaborative work (if applicable)

2023 Fellowship Awardees

Awardee Department Project Title
Bridget Arce Modern Languages & Literatures La bamba rebelde: Son Jarocho and the Sounds of Dissent
Michael Bernath History In a Land of Strangers: Northern Teachers in the Slave South, 1790-1865
Jeffrey Buchman Vocal Performance Augmented Reality in Opera: Mamah Borthwick in the Bardo
Margaret Cardillo Fronefield Cinematic Arts Jane The First Documentary
Richard Chappell Philosophy Why Not Effective Altruism?
Heather Diack Art & Art History Sinking Feeling: Art on the Shores of Climate Catastrophe
Kathryn Freeman English From Aphra Behn to Jane Austen: Women's Writing and the Birth of Modernity in the Long Eighteenth Century
Matthew Scott Heerman History Carried Back: Captivity and Belonging in the Age of Atlantic Emancipations
Dorothy Hindman Theory & Composition Exploring Klangkörper and Kinetic Sculpture: the premiere of Dorothy Hindman’s Untitled VIII for percussionist at the Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
Barbara Leibell Cinematic Arts Abbas Karimi: Paralympic Refugee in the Water
Brian Lynch Studio Music & Jazz A Jazz Work Exploring Distance, Interaction And Chance Through Hybrid Performance
Alfred Martin Cinematic Arts On the Black Hand Side: Black Fandoms and Cultural Politics
Rafael Padron Instrumental Performance Raices
Marysol Quevedo Musicology Sounds of the ICAIC: Music and Sound in Cuban Revolutionary Cinema
Jyotika Ramaprasad Journalism and Media Management Indian Journalists at Risk: WJS Phase III
Justin Ritzinger Religious Studies Enchanting Modernism
Shouraseni Sen Roy Geography & Regional Sciences Responses to the Impacts of Climate Change in the Indian Sundarban Delta
Rafal Sokolowski Cinematic Arts RIVER - a film about transgender identity and conversion therapy
Lindsay Thomas English The Algorithmic Middlebrow: Efficiency, Length, and the Problem of the Novel
Robyn Walsh Religious Studies Popularizing Jesus: The Gospels as Roman Literature