Welcome to the Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center!

Advancing Research in the Humanities, Linking Scholars to One Another and the Broader Maine Community

The Clement and Linda McGillicuddy Humanities Center (MHC) promotes the cultivation of cultural knowledge, intellectual curiosity, and critical and creative reflection. It fulfills this mission by providing funding for innovative humanities research and forums for meaningful conversations among scholars, students, and the public.  The Center supports the Public Humanities, broadly construed, for the benefit of UMaine and the State of Maine.

There are always exciting humanities related events going on at UMaine or in the region. Check out our calendar of upcoming eventsFacebook page, ongoing programs, and announcements below to find out what’s happening!

2018-2019 Academic Year Fellowship Application

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New this academic year: four $1000 RESEARCH AWARDS from the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, for students with research or creative projects in the arts or humanities.
Students in CLAS majors applying for CUGR awards may be considered for awards funded by CLAS, and, if their project is in the arts or humanities, for awards funded by the McGillicuddy Humanities Center. 
Students need only to submit an application to the CUGR award process to be considered for CLAS or McGillicuddy Humanities Center funding.

Please consider submitting an application on the CUGR website, the deadline this year is Friday, October 12th at 4:30 p.m.