University of Virginia, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Post-Humanism in the Anthropocene

IHGC Mellon Symposium convened
December 2, 2016

Social Movements

Public Lecture by Prof. Michael Hardt
April 11, 2017

Amitav Ghosh

Distinguished Writer in Residence
April 24-30, 2017


Public Lecture by Prof. Sandro Mezzadra
April 10, 2017

Global South: A Colloquium

November 16-19, 2016

Mellon Global South Initiative

Mellon Global South Initiative

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of Virginia $3.47 million to launch a major humanities initiative dedicated to the study of the Global South.

The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will match the grant, making the initial five-year investment to launch the initiative about $7 million.

Clay Endowments & Grants

Clay Endowments & Grants

The Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures (IHGC) invites proposals for funding from the Buckner W. Clay Endowment to support innovative work in the global humanities at the University of Virginia. The Endowment provides an ambitious basis of support for faculty and student research and teaching to be conducted under the auspices of the IHGC. Faculty and students from across all schools and disciplines at the university are welcome and encouraged to apply. 


Project Summary:  This project investigates the impact of the trade of silks from the Indian Ocean into the territories of... [read more]


Summer School in Global Studies and Critical Theory

The Academy of Global Humanities and Critical Theory is a new research entity jointly promoted by the University of Virginia, Duke University and the University of Bologna. It is conceived as an intellectual space for scholars coming from different research fields and geographical regions to work together on the redefinition of the humanities in a global age.