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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 2020-2021 will be FABRICATION.

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. 

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Enroll in Fall 2020 FABRICATION courses!

Study the art & craft of "making" a poem or the politics of fashion curation; interrogate the origins of projection in media and the influence of building structure on religion and culture; delve into an intersectional exploration of voice and more in the Society's Fall 2020 courses. Enroll today!

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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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