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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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New Faculty Fellows Announced!

Introducing the 2024-2026 CARI Faculty Fellowship Cohort

CARI has announced its newest cohort of faculty fellows, selected from a large and competitive applicant pool. These faculty members will participate in a collaborative arts research community for the next two years. The CARI Faculty Fellowship aims to help faculty diversity and expand the impact of their work and develop new interdisciplinary research.

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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