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Humanities Faculty Members Well-Represented in Inaugural Neubauer Collegium Research Projects

800px-Yuon_New_Planet_1921_FINALThe Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society announced eighteen inaugural faculty research projects to begin in the 2013-2014 academic year, creating teams of faculty members with the goal of fostering and sustaining collaborative interdisciplinary research. Many of the large-scale, seed, and faculty fellows projects have principal investigators from the Division of the Humanities:




  • Cinemetrics Across Boundaries: A Collaborative Study of Montage: Yuri Tsivian
  • History, Philology, and the Nation in the Chinese Humanities: Judith Farquhar, Haun Saussy
  • Material Matters, A project of the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society, in partnership with the Richard and Mary L. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry: Christine Mehring

Founded in June 2012, the Neubauer Family Collegium for Culture and Society was named for Joseph Neubauer, MBA’65, and Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer. David Nirenberg, Deborah R. and Edgar D. Jannotta Professor of History and Social Thought, and director of the Neubauer Collegium, said of the projects, “Our faculty members have set their sights on areas of great complexity and deep importance, and reached out to their colleagues across the University in hopes of discovering newly collaborative ways of thinking about these questions.”

Learn more about the Neubauer Collegium here.

Read the UChicago News coverage of Neubauer Collegium projects announcement here.

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