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

April 17, 2014 - 5:00pm
Assembly Series Lecture by Holden Thorp, Provost at Washington University in St. Louis
Simon Hall, May Auditorium
April 18, 2014 - 4:00pm
Neepa Majumdar, Acting Director, Film Studies Program, and Associate Professor, English and Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Brown 100


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.