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

The Humanities appears in the twenty-first century in the figure of a problem, with a semantic energy, a conflictual presence and resonance that has lasted two hundred years.”  – Jacques Derrida

The Humanities appears in the twenty-first century in the figure of a problem, with a semantic energy, a conflictual presence and resonance that has lasted two hundred years.” 
– Jacques Derrida

The Humanities appears in the twenty-first century in the figure of a problem, with a semantic energy, a conflictual presence and resonance that has lasted two hundred years.” 
– Jacques Derrida

The Humanities appears in the twenty-first century in the figure of a problem, with a semantic energy, a conflictual presence and resonance that has lasted two hundred years.” 
– Jacques Derrida

The Humanities appears in the twenty-first century in the figure of a problem, with a semantic energy, a conflictual presence and resonance that has lasted two hundred years.” 
– Jacques Derrida

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.

September 14-17, 2016

UVA is delighted to play host to celebrating the NEH's 50th birthday! Human/Ties is a four-day celebration of the NEH's fifty years, bringing together leading scholars, artists, filmmakers, and authors from around the country to examine some of the most critically important questions facing the humanities today on topics of war, race, the environment, citizenship, and technology. The forum will consist of a series of public lectures, panels, film screenings, and workshops, which are all free and open to the public. Featured guests include: Salman Rushdie, Junot Diaz, Sarah Colt, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and others.

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. Details of the categories for proposals are listed below. The deadline for submissions has now passed. Please look out for the 2017 call.