Humanities

The university celebrates the study and growth of the humanities through dedicated departments and programs and through institutional commitments to interdisciplinary research and teaching.

The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry serves as a focal point for humanities endeavors at Emory and serves to advance research and teaching, overall, in the humanities.

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Libraries honor students with undergraduate research awards

May 17, 2017

Climate change is in Atlanta's air

May 12, 2017

Emory senior researches the linguistic value of emojis

May 3, 2017

Pellom McDaniels wins research award for African American Civil War-era exhibition

May 2, 2017

Emory College project examines first 100 days of Hitler's rule

April 25, 2017

Colm Tóibín to deliver 2017 Ellmann Lectures

April 25, 2017

Emory students transform art into action to help area nonprofits

April 21, 2017

Creative Writing Program announces 2017-2019 fellows in fiction, poetry

April 20, 2017

Poets Emily Leithauser, Richie Hofmann to give free reading at Emory

April 17, 2017

Students organize conference to explore disability and the humanities

April 5, 2017

'History of Now' helps students understand roots of current conflicts

March 23, 2017

Emory professor recognized with prestigious poetry awards

March 22, 2017

Anderson wins National Book Critics Circle Award for 'White Rage'

March 20, 2017

'Be a Warrior' as Emory observes Social Justice Week

March 15, 2017

Emory receives grant to support advancement in humanities doctoral education

March 1, 2017

Emory receives $1.2 million grant to help shape future of scholarly publishing

Feb. 22, 2017

Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey to deliver Emory Commencement address

Feb. 13, 2017

From immigrant health to disability law, faculty exchanges broaden perspectives

Jan. 26, 2017

Emory professor wins National Jewish Book Award for debut work on Yiddish literature

Jan. 26, 2017

U.S. Poet Laureate Herrera to give free reading at Emory

Jan. 25, 2017

Wescoat honored for making the ancient world come alive for students

Jan. 23, 2017

Billops-Hatch exhibit events kick off with Fahamu Pecou

Jan. 13, 2017

'Fictions of the Body' helps students see the humanity in health, medicine

Dec. 5, 2016

Special events bid farewell to the First Folio

Nov. 30, 2016

Course, symposium examine impact of how Shakespeare's plays are performed

Nov. 15, 2016

Shakespeare at Emory headlines November's arts offerings

Nov. 8, 2016

Emory welcomes Shakespeare's First Folio

Nov. 2, 2016

Last volume of Samuel Beckett's letters celebrated at Emory

Oct. 20, 2016

Exhibit on African American art and culture takes flight at Woodruff Library

Sep. 14, 2016

Trethewey awarded Academy of American Poets Fellowship

Sep. 9, 2016

Fall courses offer fresh perspectives on high-profile issues

Aug. 24, 2016

Bridging ancient Tibetan medicine and modern Western science

June 20, 2016