We are delighted to announce University of Illinois at Chicago projects funded in the Mellon Foundation initiative "Humanities Without Walls: The Global Midwest."

Awarded projects:


"Cultivating Landscapes: Midwestern Farming and Mexican Cornfields"

Christopher Boyer (History and Latin American and Latino Studies)
Contact Info: 909 University Hall (MC 198), 601 S. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Email: crboyer@uic.edu


"Collaborative Collection of Chicago's Community Histories"

Jennifer Brier (Gender and Women's Studies and History) and Elena Gutierrez (Gender and Women's Studies and Latin American and Latino Studies)
Contact Info: 1204 University Hall (MC 360), 601 S. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Email: jbrier@uic.edu, elgut@uic.edu


"The Great Lakes: Global Water and International Boundaries"
Rachel Havrelock (English)
Contact Info: 1909 University Hall (MC 162), 601 S. Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Email: raheleh@uic.edu


"Trans-displacements: Migration, Gentrification and Citizenship"
Amalia Pallares (Latin American and Latino Studies and Political Science)
Contact Info: 1108A Behavioral Science Building (MC 276), 1007 W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
Email: amalia@uic.edu