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Collaborative Arts Research Initiative

The Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) is an interdisciplinary, arts-focused research engine driven by the interests of faculty from across the University. By facilitating collaborations across disciplines, CARI maximizes the impact of faculty arts research, while enriching the University, local, and regional communities.

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Fellowship Applications Now Open!

February 1-29, 2024

CARI will accept applications for the fifth cohort of Faculty Fellows to begin in August, 2024. Full-time faculty members at the University of Alabama, tenure-track or renewable contract, are eligible to apply.
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Arts Research Funding

The Collaborative Arts Research Initiative (CARI) is pleased to offer limited per-project funding for arts research. Awarded funds can be used for a broad range of purposes, including but not limited to: supplies, travel, publication fees, and conference participation so long as these are in support of arts research.


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CARI Community

The CARI Community includes all UA faculty and staff interested in or working in arts research

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Faculty Fellows

CARI Fellowships for UA faculty are designed to support collaborative arts research over 2 year terms