About the Center

The Center for the Humanities is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of humanistic thinking and the pursuit of letters as essential activities in the intellectual, political and artistic life of this university, the community it serves, and the world.

Upcoming Events

August 28, 2014 - 7:00pm
Moderator: Rebecca Wanzo, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Center for the Humanities
May Auditorium, Simon Hall
September 5, 2014 - 6:30pm
Faculty of the Somatic Studies Program in University College
Annelise Mertz Dance Studio
September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm
Kenji Yoshino, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law, New York University School of Law
Graham Chapel


November 2, 2012

The Center for the Humanities announces the Freshman Writing Prize in honor of Dean James E. McLeod. Any freshman in the College of Arts & Sciences is invited to submit their work.