University of Southern California

Research

Taking the Humanities to the NSF

Course Description

This discussion will review the process of bringing a large humanities-based research proposal to the NSF. The collaborative proposal for the “Aerospace History Project” outlined a number of research arenas for which NSF funding was critical. The effort was fully funded for several years; this discussion will highlight the project’s goals, discuss the opportunities available from ostensibly science-based funders for humanities-based research, and relay early findings from the on-going research effort.

Instructor

William Deverell, Professor of history, and Director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West.

Length

One 2 hour session.

Next Course

October 12, 2010 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM | Location: Office of Research, CUB 329, UPC.

Course Registration

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