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ACLS Workshop with Joy Connolly
February 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm | Humanities 2, Room 259
Professor Connolly will present an overview of current American Council of Learned Societies programs in support of humanistic scholarship, including fellowships, grants, and projects accelerating equity and progressive change; She will also discuss recent and emerging scholarly directions, including digital publications, collaborative research, translation, and publicly engaged work.
Joy Connolly began her service as President of the American Council of Learned Societies on July 1, 2019. Previously, she served as provost and interim president of The Graduate Center at the City University of New York, where she was also Distinguished Professor of Classics. She has held faculty appointments at New York University, where she served as Dean for the Humanities from 2012-16, Stanford University, and the University of Washington. Committed to broadening scholars’ impact on the world, as provost at the Graduate Center Joy secured generous support from the Mellon Foundation to foster public-facing scholarship through innovative experiments in doctoral training. She has published two books with Princeton University Press and over seventy articles, reviews, and short essays. Connolly earned a BA from Princeton University in 1991 and a PhD in classical studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. She was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2021.
This event is sponsored by The Humanities Institute, the UCSC Arts Research Institute, the UCSC Office of Foundation Relations, and the UCSC Office of Research Development