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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Promising poet: Emory senior wins national writing awards

Dec. 11, 2018

Researcher offers new look at how the Western won its way into modern law

Nov. 29, 2018

Emory professor T Cooper brings his 'Man Made' film to campus

Nov. 20, 2018

Renovated ancient Near Eastern art galleries open at Carlos Museum

Nov. 6, 2018

Talk focuses on Irish poet Seamus Heaney, teaching with archives

Nov. 6, 2018

Locate Samuel Beckett letters online in over 25 American literary archives

Nov. 5, 2018

Burkett to share stories of collecting Rose Library's African American materials

Oct. 16, 2018

'SisterWriters' Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage share their literary friendship in Emory talk

Oct. 2, 2018

Emory professors named to 2018 National Book Awards longlists

Sep. 18, 2018

Emory project to provide wide access to influential American songbooks

Sep. 11, 2018

Authors Tayari Jones, Pearl Cleage at Emory to Discuss Mentorship, Writing

Sep. 10, 2018

NSF grant helps Emory sociologists study workplace leadership

Sep. 6, 2018

'Empress' details history of India's 'Queen of Queens'

Aug. 2, 2018

Spanish faculty member Lisa Dillman wins international translation award

July 22, 2018

Special feature: Science on stage

July 8, 2018

Summer reading: 10 books by Emory authors to add to your list

June 29, 2018

Emory librarians bring home books, insight from global buying trips

June 26, 2018

Wescoat to lead international seminars exploring ancient architecture

June 25, 2018

June: 10 things to do for $10 or less

June 5, 2018

Bestselling author T Cooper joins Emory faculty

June 5, 2018

Student researchers use library archives to reveal the Buddhist in the Beats

May 24, 2018

Class orator Mehul Bhagat: Innovation comes from optimism and risk

May 8, 2018

Undergraduate research explores the ethics of artificial intelligence

May 7, 2018

Through Coursera, Emory faculty reach broad audiences around the world

May 1, 2018

Emory College names new Koppaka Professor in Telugu, Indian Cultures

April 26, 2018

Crespino to discuss Atticus Finch biography, Harper Lee letters at Emory

April 26, 2018

Film 'Fran K.' gives Emory students experience from page to stage to screen

April 23, 2018

Author Tayari Jones joins Emory University faculty

April 16, 2018

Emory College course features new views of 'the city'

April 12, 2018

Anderson to deliver Distinguished Faculty Lecture

April 7, 2018

Emory faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

April 5, 2018

Emory class looks at fake archaeological stories to understand modern thinking

April 3, 2018

With new director, Emory's Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry expands scholarship, programs

April 3, 2018

April: 10 things to do for $10 or less

April 2, 2018

Course examines African American literature and U.S. pop culture

March 29, 2018

Bridging medicine and literature through a pilgrimage to Faulkner's home

March 27, 2018

Andrew Young, Ross Rossin to be featured in Emory conversation

March 19, 2018

Irish women poets to give readings this spring at Emory

March 12, 2018

March: 10 things to do for $10 or less

March 6, 2018

Remembering Raymond Danowski, who placed legendary poetry library at Emory

March 5, 2018

Emory acquires letters by author Harper Lee

Feb. 28, 2018

Mellon grant to Emory will help provide new insights on slave trade

Feb. 26, 2018

Emory acquires papers of Obama inaugural poet Richard Blanco

Feb. 21, 2018

Emory students turn curators for Carlos Museum exhibit

Feb. 20, 2018

Photos: Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Feb. 20, 2018

'Divine Felines' exhibition showcases Egypt's exaltation of cats

Feb. 14, 2018

Emory to celebrate Black Arts Movement writer Mari Evans with panel, poetry readings

Feb. 13, 2018

Emory Founders Week celebrates scholarship, literature, student alumni

Jan. 30, 2018

Emory looks to lead in education innovation

Jan. 25, 2018

New film series explores 'Black Lives on the Small Screen'

Jan. 23, 2018

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to give reading at Emory

Jan. 22, 2018

Spring courses explore innovative approaches to local, global issues

Jan. 16, 2018

January: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Jan. 8, 2018

Kevin Young to read from his new book, 'Bunk'

Jan. 8, 2018

Emory history class uses digital storytelling to study political movements

Nov. 28, 2017

'Bunk': Kevin Young's new book examines the rise of hoaxes

Nov. 26, 2017

Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons

Nov. 21, 2017

Author Colm Tóibín to examine fathers of famed writers at Ellmann Lectures

Nov. 7, 2017

Carlos Museum gives students first-hand look at ancient artifacts

Oct. 30, 2017

Emory sophomore Lucy Wainger's poem selected for 'The Best American Poetry' anthology

Oct. 27, 2017

Carter offers advice, insight in interview with film students

Oct. 23, 2017