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
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 2023-24 is "Crossing."
Enroll in Fall 2024 Crossing courses!
Our Spring 2024 seminars explore concepts of apocalypse, gender studies in nature, borders, and more, delving deeply into intersectional interpretations of the focal theme, Crossing.
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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.
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