The University of Chicago Center for East Asian Studies congratulates the faculty principal investigators of the inaugural cohort of the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society research projects.
East Asia faculty are involved in five out of the eighteen faculty research initiatives, with topics ranging from the history of writing to human rights. Learn more and explore the projects by following the links. Summaries of these and all eighteen funded projects are posted at: http://neubauercollegium.uchicago.edu/initiatives-announced
Signs of Writing: The Cultural, Social, and Linguistic Contexts of the World’s First Writing Systems
Christopher Woods, Ed Shaughnessy
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Global Literary Networks
Hoyt Long, Richard Jean So, Thomas McEnaney
Health and Human Rights in the Humanities: Building Capacity with Human Rights Principles
Susan Gzesh, Daniel Brudney, Evan Lyon, Haun Saussy, Renslow Sherer
History, Philology, and the Nation in the Chinese Humanities
Judith Farquhar, Haun Saussy
The Neubauer Collegium provides funding and infrastructure for Large-scale Projects, Seed Projects, and Faculty Fellows, and supports efforts to disseminate the results of these collaborations to the wider world.