News

August 2014

August 27th 2014
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship Program is a cosponsor of "Look Out! Visual Culture and the Future of the Humanities," a symposium to be held August 29–30 at USC, organized in part by members of DPDF’s 2007 Visual Culture research field →

July 2014

July 25th 2014
Now open for applications: the Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship, providing graduate students in the humanities and social sciences with interdisciplinary training support to formulate innovative doctoral dissertation proposals (deadline October 15) →
July 16th 2014
New from the University of Chicago Press: The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880–1941, by Nancy L. Green, codirector of the 2014 DPDF research field Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections: Transnationalism in Historical Perspective →

May 2014

May 27th 2014
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship announces its 2014 cohort: 72 fellows will develop projects in 6 interdisciplinary research fields →

March 2014

March 18th 2014
Martin Jay and Sumathi Ramaswamy, directors of the 2009 DPDF research field Empires of Vision, located at the intersection of the cross-disciplinary fields of colonial and postcolonial studies and visual culture, have published an edited volume coming out of that work: Empires of Vision: A Reader (Duke University Press) →

December 2013

December 12th 2013
Fellow Spotlight video: Watch DPDF fellow Aynne Kokas (2007) describe how the fellowship enriched her Fulbright application and informed her career choices →
December 4th 2013
The Student Fellowship Competition of the Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship is now open for applications (due: February 3) →
December 2nd 2013
DPDF announces results of the 2014 Faculty Field Competition, introducing six new research fields and research director teams →

November 2013

November 19th 2013
New from Cambridge University Press: Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877–1929, by DPDF research director Ajay K. Mehrotra (2013) →
November 15th 2013
DPDF fellow Antero D. Garcia (2010) coauthored “The Importance of Still Teaching the iGeneration: New Technologies and the Centrality of Pedagogy” in the Harvard Educational Review
November 12th 2013
DPDF research director Isaac William Martin (2013) has published Rich People’s Movements: Grassroots Campaigns to Untax the One Percent (Oxford University Press) →
November 5th 2013
DPDF fellow Nikhar Gaikwad (2012) published an article in the Quarterly Journal of Political Science: “Presidential Prospects, Political Support, and Stock Market Performance” →
November 5th 2013
DPDF research director Helga Leitner (2011) has coauthored an article for Urban Geography: “Provincializing Global Urbanism: A Manifesto” →

September 2013

September 24th 2013
Tenured humanities and social sciences faculty: the DPDF Faculty Field Competition closes in one week (applications due October 1) →

July 2013

July 30th 2013
Watch DPDF Fellow Rebecca Woods (2008) talk about her work in the Animal Studies research field in the program’s latest Fellow Spotlight video →
July 16th 2013
New DPDF Fellow Spotlight video: watch Stuart Schrader (2011) discuss his Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship experience in the research field "Provincializing Global Urbanism" →

June 2013

June 27th 2013
DPDF research director Nancy Foner (2010) has a new book with Columbia University Press, One Out of Three: Immigrant New York in the Twenty-First Century
June 11th 2013
Layna Mosley (2012), director of the DPDF research field Governing Global Production, is editor of Interview Research in Political Science, new from Cornell University Press →

May 2013

May 20th 2013
DPDF announces its 2013 student cohort, representing 45 universities and 15 disciplines and interdisciplinary studies →
May 13th 2013
The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship is now accepting applications for the 2013 Faculty Field Competition. Deadline: October 1 →