This iteration of the Fellows' Q&A series features Leslie Alexander, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Professor of History at Rutgers University and 2021-22 "Afterlives" Society Fellow. Her new book, Fear of a Black Republic: Haiti and the Birth of Black Internationalism in the United States was just rel...Read More
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.
This iteration of the Fellows' Q&A series features Benjamin Parris, Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh and 2014-15 "Sensation" Society Fellow. His new book, Vital Strife: Sleep, Insomnia, and the Early Modern Ethics of Care, was released in August 2022 from Corne...Read More
Her talk is one of three in the African Diaspora Knowledge Exchange Series.Read More
Friday’s concluding keynote will be delivered by Jonathan Flatley, a scholar of literature and the relationship between politics and aesthetics .Read More
Supported by a grant from the College of Arts and Sciences' Rural Humanities initiative through an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation award, a 30-page publication highlights the stories of five Black owners of forestland in Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and VermontRead More
"The Society for the Humanities thought there is no better way to kick off the year of Repair, than to begin at home."Read More
Klarman Fellows pursue research in any discipline in the College, including natural sciences, social sciences, humanities and the creative arts as well as cross-disciplinary fields. The application deadline is October 14.Read More
Our Q&A series highlights former Fellows' monographs and other projects that grew out of the research done during their Fellowship year at the Society for the Humanities. In the following Q&A, Alexander Livingston, 2018-19 Authority Faculty Fellow, discusses his new edited collection of essays on th...Read More
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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.