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Scholarships Offered by the College

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences offers a number of awards each year to outstanding undergraduates, ranging from $500 to $1000. The application deadline is February 1 for the next academic year. For more information, visit KU Financial Aid and Scholarships.

Information regarding graduate student funding can be found on the Graduate Studies website.


The John S. and Yoshino Harmon Multicultural Scholars Award in American Studies

John S. and Yoshino HarmonAmerican Studies offers an endowed scholarship in memory of the parents of former KU professor Chico Herbison and Tanya Farmer. Chico Herbison is a first-generation college student who earned four degrees at KU, including a Ph.D. in American Studies in 2006. He taught African and African-American studies at KU from 1998 through 2007, and served as faculty adviser for the Freshman-Sophomore Advising Center from 2002 to 2005. He now teaches at The Evergreen State College.


Announcements
  • Sherri Tucker, KU Professor and author of “Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen,” presents at 6 p.m. tonight at the American Jazz Museum (1616 E 18th St., Kansas City, MO 64108), where she will also display some of the photographs she’s uncovered in her research, play a few of the audio recordings from of her interviews with Canteen patrons, and finish with a Q&A session. More.
  • KU Special Education Department: With Ray Pence
  • Seizing Freedom: With David Roediger and Peter St. Clair
  • Tribute Or Tribulation? How do we commemorate history? What is the best way to remember a conflicted and painful past? And who gets to decide? Listen here »
  • CLAS names 1st associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion (KU News link)
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. student Marilyn Ortega for being selected as one of the inaugural National Humanities Without Walls Predoctoral Fellows for 2017.
  • Ben Schmack won the Best Ph.D. Paper Award at the 2016 Northern Illinois University History Graduate Student Conference.  Congratulations, Ben!
  • Congratulations to Kathryn Vaggalis who received the Center for Migration Research Graduate Student Grant.
  • Ph.D. student Gamze Kati was one of the winners of the second annual IEHS graduate student blog competition this year.  Congratulations, Gamze!
Upcoming Events
Hall Center Humanities Lecture Series
A forum for interdisciplinary dialogue between renowned speakers, the university and the surrounding communities.
Schedule of Lectures

Disability Studies Seminar presents Subini Annamma
"Disrupting the Carceral State through the Socio-spatial Dialectic: Exploring the Trajectories of Incarcerated Young Women of Color with Disabilities"
Thursday, January 26, 2017 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Hall Center for the Humanities, Seminar Room 1
Event Flyer (PDF)
 

 

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