A series of four lectures — two in the spring and two in the fall of 2024 — will focus on “Unmasking the CCP: History, Politics, and Society in Post-1949 China."Read more
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.
In this year’s Invitational Lecture hosted by the Society for the Humanities, Hu Pegues will examine the story of Tillie Paul, a Tlingit woman in AlaskaRead more
Leading academics from around the country will join Cornell experts in a semester-long series, “Antisemitism and Islamophobia Examined.”Read more
The Society’s fall conference on Friday, Oct. 27, will feature talks by seven multidisciplinary fellows.Read more
“Simon Shaheen is widely celebrated as a virtuoso violinist and oud player, incomparably creative composer and master teacher of Arab music."Read more
Tung-Hui Hu will talk on “The Grid vs. the Set: Early Attempts at Classifying Data” October 18.Read more
Upcoming Society Events
Upcoming Application Deadlines
Cornell Humanities Faculty Writing Retreat: February 15
Society Grants for Cornell Faculty and Grad Students: many are due March 22
Joseph E. Connolly Memorial Prizes: April 10
The Humanities Pod
The Society for the Humanities at Cornell is proud to present our new podcast, The Humanities Pod. Informal 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.