The Games Studies Research Group considers how people in different disciplines approach games as a subject of study, with faculty learning as much from each other as from the literature in this emerging trans-disciplinary field.
Although the experiences of disabled students are relatively well-documented, at least in part because they are tracked by disability services offices through accommodation requests, disabled faculty constitute a nearly invisible demographic in higher education.
An international conference celebrating the 375th anniversary of the founding of New Sweden will be held November 8-10, 2013.
An interarts research collaboration that engages archival historical and literary research and creative work in poetry, art, music and dance to explore nineteenth-century African American history through a focus on "Dave the Potter's" pottery.
A two-act musical theatre production about issues of exclusion, isolation, and bullying on college campuses.
Lecture and workshop series co-sponsored by the IHRC, the University of Delaware Library and the Department of English
EARTH PERFECT? Nature, Utopia, and the Garden" is a project in three phases spanning 2011-2014 and involving two essay collections and an international symposium.
Fall 2011-Fall 2013 (WOMS, ENGL, FLLT)
Six internationally known authors will join the University of Delaware community over a four-semester period beginning in the fall 2011 semester. Each author will spend two days on campus. During this period she/he will present a public lecture, a reading, and interact with students, faculty, and others.
This symposium provided a forum for literary scholars, historians, media historians and art historians to share works–in–progress on the transformations of print media and transatlantic public spheres at the turn of the 20th century.
Why do we have environmental problems? What shapes our ideas about nature, and about the human place in the natural world? The Environmental Humanities Working Group is bringing together the insights of history, literature, journalism, philosophy, aesthetics, and other disciplines to analyze and understand the environmental predicaments of the 21st century. Although we look to the sciences and the social sciences for their own expertise, we take for granted that neither are sufficient to understand the complex ways people relate to the non-human world.
The University of Delaware Master Players Concert Series (MPCS) is creating new traditions in the spring of 2012, to culminate with a multi-disciplinary production.
The exhibition Common Threads: History of Fashion through a Woman’s Eyes will chronicle 20th century women’s fashion and explore the meaning of fashion and art in social and historical contexts.
University Museums exhibit, symposium and set of courses – Fall 2011 (ANTH, FLLT, ENGL, University Museums)
The goal of the Renewing the Museums Working Group is to design a new installation of the collection in Old College Gallery that best serves the interests of students, faculty and the curriculum.
Spring 2011 (ART, University Museums, DHF)
Fall 2010 (ARTH and ENGL)
Fall 2010-Spring 2011 (ENGL and THEA)
Spring 2010 (ART and CISC)
2009-2011 (CMCS, ART, ENGL, HIST)
2009-2011 (WOMS, ARTH, ANTH, BAMS, EDUC, FLLT, LAMS, POSC)
Fall 2010 (ART and the Philadelphia Museum of Art)
Fall 2010 (WPAMC and FASH)
Fall 2009-Spring 2010 (COMM and POSC)
Spring 2009-Fall 2010 (ART and MUSC)
CHCI and the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) have launched an expanded program designed to provide opportunities for certain ACLS fellowship recipients to spend all or part of their fellowship terms in residence at CHCI member organizations. Visit the Site