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The Humanities Research Series

The Humanities Research Series brings to our campus distinguished editors of university presses and journals, representatives of humanities research centers, and directors of humanities fellowship programs. The goal of the series is to provide a public forum for information about fellowships and publication opportunities in the humanities, and in addition, to offer private consultations for faculty members preparing to submit fellowship applications and book proposals.

fellows consult on researchThe short history of the series has included the following roster of visitors:

  • Paul Szarmach
    Editor, Speculum
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jerome Singerman
    Senior humanities editor
    The University of Pennsylvania Press
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Lucy Jilka
    Scholar Administration Office
    Woodrow Wilson Center
    Washington, DC
  • Linda Bree
    Editorial Director, Arts and Literature
    Cambridge University Press
    Cambridge, England
  • Frances Ferguson
    Senior editor
    ELH [English Literary History]
    Johns Hopkins University
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Brigitta van Rheinberg
    Executive editor
    Princeton University Press
    Princeton, New Jersey
  • Saul Fisher
    Director of Fellowship Programs
    The American Council of Learned Societies
    New York, New York
  • Carmela Franklin
    The American Academy in Rome
    Rome, Italy
  • Andrew Riess
    Assistant Director of Outreach and Public Affairs
    Fulbright Scholar Program
    Washington, D.C.
  • Alan Thomas
    Editorial Director, Humanities and Sciences
    The University of Chicago Press
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Adam Wolfson
    Director of Research Programs
    The National Endowment for the Humanities
    Washington, DC
  • Geoffrey Harpham
    The National Humanities Center
    Research Triangle, North Carolina

We welcome suggestions for future invitations. Please send these to the UT Humanities Center at

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