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Leading interdisciplinary humanities research for half a century

Society for the Humanities

Established in 1966, the Cornell Society for the Humanities brings distinguished visiting fellows, Cornell faculty, and graduate student fellows together each year to pursue research on a rotating interdisciplinary focal theme. Legendary seminars and experimental, innovative courses fuel an unmatched research and learning environment.

Society News

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Upcoming Society Events

Kevin Duong, 22-23 Repair Fellow, presents work in the Guerlac ROom

Upcoming Application Deadlines

NEH Summer Stipends: Open to faculty members with tenured or tenure-track positions. National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends for Projects Beginning May 2025. Deadline: September 1

Society Fellowships: One-year residential fellowships at Cornell University with a $62,000 stipend. Fellowships are focused on an annual theme. Deadline: September 20

Faculty Fellowships: Open to Cornell faculty members only. One-year fellowships focused on an annual theme. Located at the A.D. White House. Deadline: October 31

Mellon Graduate Fellowships: Open to Cornell graduate students only. Nine-month fellowships focused on an annual theme. Includes a $33,930 stipend, tuition, and student health insurance. Located at the A.D. White House. Deadline: October 31

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship in History: Two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Cornell University hosted by rotating humanities departments. Deadline: October 1, 2024

The Humanities Pod

The Humanities Pod

The Society for the Humanities at Cornell is proud to present our new podcast, The Humanities PodInformal conversations with Society Fellows, Cornell Faculty, community collaborators, and special guests shine a light on some of the new work, the current conversations, and the latest ideas of humanists at and around Cornell.