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Our Faculty Fellows offer experimental, innovative seminars on research topics related to the year's focal theme. These seminars are offered one time only! The theme for 2019-2020 is ENERGY

Those interested in auditing a course should contact the instructor for permission. The Society for the Humanities does not offer a major or a minor. 


Enroll in Spring 2020 ENERGY courses!

Study animal movement, climate change in idigenous cultures, visual representations of industrial factories, and more via the Society's Spring 2020 course offerings. 

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SHUM 3750: Humanities Scholars Research Methods

Designed specifically for undergraduate students, the goal of the seminar is to teach and refine research methods (library research, note taking, organizing material, bibliographies, citation methods, proposals, outlines, etc.) as well as to guide students through the initial stages of a research project of your own design. Part of the Humanities Scholars Program.

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