Projects | Duke Kunshan University


The Humanities Research Center funds a number of labs and projects from DKU and Duke faculty with a DKU connection. Please see our current call for proposals.

Humanities Labs

Humanities Labs engage undergraduates in advanced research alongside faculty and graduate student mentors/collaborators from DKU and Duke. Organized around a central theme, each lab brings together at least two faculty and students from the humanities and other disciplines in interdisciplinary, vertically integrated research projects. Labs may be co-located at Duke.

The PETAL Humanities Lab (2018-2019) supports research on planetary ethics and artificial intelligence.

Experimental Initiatives

The Humanities Research Center supports a number of faculty-led experimental initiatives through its regular calls for proposals.

The DKU Student Experience Documentary Project aims to capture the experience of the historic first cohort of undergraduate students. A pilot project on the theme of rooted globalism takes place in Fall 2018.

Book Manuscript Workshops

Book Manuscript Workshops support DKU professors in the tenure and promotion process.

Research Workshops

Research Workshops support the production of an edited book or special issue of a journal by bringing researchers together for meetings on the DKU campus.

Translation and Sustainability: June 8-9, 2018