Established by The American Academy in Rome (AAR) in 2013, the AAR-CCHA Affiliated Fellowship is awarded annually to one faculty member at an American community college. The award includes a four-week residency in June (exact dates TBD) at the Academy and a modest travel stipend. The call for applicants is now over, but check back in late fall 2018 for information on the 2019 Fellowship. More information, including a list of past winners, can be found HERE.
CCHA has recently formed three new committees, and we are looking for invested and motivated members who are interested in joining. The three new committees are the Diversity Committee, the Membership Committee, and the Deans’ Committee. More information on these committees, including how to join one, can be found here.
We are pleased to announce a new NEH Summer Institute Opportunity to be held in Washington, DC. This program will enable faculty participants to explore the rapidly accumulating new collaborative scholarship, which focuses on the reading and interpretation of slavery in America and its impact on the US Constitution. The institute is currently open to 25 faculty members. Find out more about this opportunity in our blog posting, here.
We are pleased to announce a new NEH Summer Institute Opportunity offered by The American Social History Project / The Center for Media and Learning at the City University of New York Graduate Center which will host this institute in July of 2018. The institute is currently open to 25 college and university teachers with an application deadline of March 1st. Find out more about this opportunity in our blog posting, here.
The Community College Humanities Association (CCHA) has developed a humanities liaison program aimed at strengthening the humanities and humanities faculty at the nation’s community colleges. Please consider becoming the CCHA Humanities Liaison Officer at your college. Your involvement in this role would be immensely valuable to the humanities faculty and the humanities program at your college, as well as to CCHA and the humanities generally. You would also receive several benefits. You can find out more about this opportunity in our blog posting, here.