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The Robert F. and Evelyn Nelson Wulf
Professorship in the Humanities

You will need:
2018–19 Wulf Professorship application

2018–19 Teaching Fellowship application

Deadline: 10/30/17

The Wulf Professorship supports the development of new or substantially revised undergraduate courses that identify, examine carefully, and respond critically to ethical issues that confront individuals and society. Such issues might include but are not limited to:
• the structure and bases of human values
• the moral development of individuals
• the nature of character and integrity
• the appreciation of individual rights
• the nature of social responsibility

The Wulf Professorship seeks to promote open, critical examination of differing viewpoints and sets of values in an intellectually rigorous setting.

$4,000 Course Enrichment

The Wulf Professorship provides up to $4,000 for:
• curriculum development
• course enrichment
• guest speakers
• instructional materials
• classroom activities
• related research assistance
• other activities related to the approved course

$4,500 Summer Salary

Wulf Professors must devote a minimum of 4 consecutive weeks during the summer to course development. In returen they will receive $4,500 (plus OPE) in summer salary support.

Team-teaching Option
In the case of a team-taught course, both instructors will receive $4,500 (plus OPE) in summer salary for curriculum development. Team-taught courses are eligible for a single Wulf Professorship award of up to $4,000 in course enrichment funds.

For more information, plese contact Julia Heydon, Associate Director, at jheydon@uoregon.edu or (541) 346-1001.

History
The Wulf Professorship in the Humanities was established in 1993 through an endowment made to the Oregon Humanities Center former OHC Board of Visitors member Robert F. Wulf and Evelyn Nelson Wulf.

Past Wulf fellows

2017-18
Mary Wood, English and Kristin Yarris, International Studies: Mind, Madness, and Society: Schizophrenia Across Cultures and Genres (ENG/INTL 410/510)

2016-17
Nicolae Morar, Philosophy and Environmental Studies: Clinical Ethics (PHIL 410)

Carol Silverman, Anthropology: Gypsies/Roma: Others/Selves (ANTH 210)

2015-16
Colin Koopman, Philosophy: Information Ethics (PHIL 407)

2014-15
No award given

2013-14
No award given

2012-13
Pedro García-Caro, Romance Languages: US Hispanic Literature: Herencia Cultural (SPAN 328)

2011-12
Colin Koopman, Philosophy: The Internet, Society and Philosophy (PHIL 123)

Elizabeth Reis, Women’s and Gender Studies and Mary E. Wood, English: Introduction of Medical Humanities (ENG 410)

2010-11
No award given

2009-10
Brendan Bohannan, Biology and Ted Toadvine, Philosophy: The Philosophy of Biology—Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge (ENVS 410/510)

Ellen Herman, History: Sexual Science, Sexual Politics (HIST 399)

2008-09
Mark Johnson, Philosophy and John Lysaker, Philosophy: Sources of the Self (Phil 407/507)

2007-08
John Davidson, Political Science: The Right to Life—Legal, Political, & Philosophic Perspectives (PS410/510)

2006-07
Evlyn Gould, Romance Languages and Karen McPherson, Romance Languages: Great Romances: The World of Proust (RL 410/510)

Anita Weiss, International Studies: Islam and Global Forces (INTL 399)
 
2005-06
Mark Unno, Religious Studies: Dark Self East and West (REL 353)

2004-05
No award given

2003-04
Jeffrey Mason, Theatre Arts: Multicultural Theatre (TA 472)

2002-03
Elizabeth Reis, History: Religion and Sexuality in American History (HIST 410)

2001-02
Deborah Baumgold, Political Science: Democracy in Theory and Practice (PS 410)

2000-01
Judith Raiskin, Women's Studies: Literatures and Cultures of the Pacific Islands (WST 410)

1999-2000
No award given

1998-99
Joseph Fracchia, Clark Honors College and Clare Lees, English and Comparative Literature:
Embodied Cultures and Cultured Bodies (COLT 408)

1997-98
No award given

1996-97
Ken Liberman, Sociology: Yoga: Theory and Practice (REL 399)

1995-96
Robert Grudin, English: On Interpretation (ENG 410)

1994-95
Don Levi, Philosophy: Approaches to Death (PHIL 399)

 

 

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