Welcome Back!
We look forward to another exciting semester across the Corridor—with some new opportunities, a couple of deadlines on the horizon, and a dynamic array of over 70 activities taking place across the region this spring. Please share the information below with colleagues who may be new to the Corridor and all it has to offer. Become part of this rich and diverse collaborative humanities research community!

Sending everyone warm wishes for the start of the semester,
Vivian M. May
PI, CNY Humanities Corridor 
Director, Syracuse University Humanities Center 

Minnowbrook Writing Retreat
January 31, 2020 is the deadline to apply for the Summer 2020 Writing Retreat opportunity at the Minnowbrook Conference Center on Blue Mountain Lake in the Adirondacks. To learn more or to apply, please review the Call for Applications.


Coming Soon: Corridor Spring CFP Cycle
March 15, 2020 is the Spring deadline to submit proposals for 2020-21 Working Group activities. Look for the Call for Proposals in February.

This Spring Across the Corridor
The Corridor has awarded over $118,000 and is sponsoring more than 70 collaborative research activities and events across 8 of the 11 CNY Humanities Corridor campuses in Spring 2020. Host campuses this semester are Syracuse University, Cornell University, University of Rochester, Colgate University, Hamilton College, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Union College, and Le Moyne College.

Find a complete list of Corridor-sponsored activities and events on the Corridor website. You may also view or download a copy of this Spring’s activity list as a PDF.

New this year, the Corridor sponsors “Signature Events” at a higher funding level for established working groups engaging with three or more Corridor campuses. Six of the upcoming events are Corridor Signature Events:

  • March 4-11, 2020 – American Spiritual Ensemble at Colgate University, Syracuse University, and the University of Rochester (Performance/History MP22)
  • March 20-21, 2020 – A Symposium on Dante Politico at the University of Rochester (Theorizing Italy PCT11)
  • March 27-28, 2020 – Symposium on Intersectionality and/in Digital Humanities at the University of Rochester (Global Digital Humanities DH3)
  • March 27-28, 2020 – Border Environments: Towards a Political Ecology of the Edges of the World at Cornell University (LELACS LLC12)
  • May 17-18, 2020 – Di Linke: The Yiddish Immigrant Left from Popular Front to Cold War at Cornell University (Jewish Studies LLC17)
  • June 16, 2020 – Athena in Action Conference at Cornell University (Athena in Action PCT15)