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Now accepting proposals!

Cornell faculty from any discipline to apply for up to $10,000 in support of public-facing research humanities projects and/or engaged community humanities initiatives on rural New York State issues. We especially encourage proposals that engage with this year's theme of Rural Black Lives.

Faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students can also apply for microgrants to support humanities projects on Rural Black Lives. 

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Learn and Engage

Check out our curated feed of scholarly articles, news articles, blog posts, and more to explore the theme of #RuralBlackLives in detail. Or, find us on our social media channels listed below (@ruralhumanities). Follow us for more information on events and funding opportunities.

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In the rural town of Catskill, NY, with a population of only 47,000 in the entire county (90% white, voted heavily for Trump), a diverse crowd of about 1,000 people showed up for the June 4 march to... more...