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Interdisciplinary seminars for Cornell graduate students & advanced undergraduates


Our fellows offer experimental interdisciplinary seminars on research topics related to the year's focal theme. These seminars are offered one time only!


The theme for 2022-23 is Repair.


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.

Course Spotlights


Enroll in Fall 2022 REPAIR courses!

Our Fall 2022 seminars explore concepts of kinship and collaboration, Indigenous land dispossession and reconciliation, illness contagion and recovery, among others, and delve deeply into intersectional interpretations of the theme of Repair.

Click here for course descriptions.

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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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