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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Two Emory professors win Georgia Author of the Year awards

June 18, 2019

Emory-led digital memorial shines new light on slave voyages

June 17, 2019

Emory conversation to focus on lives of unknown African American women

April 29, 2019

Artist Carrie Mae Weems visits Emory to 'think together the big questions'

April 17, 2019

Leading Chinese translator of 'The Letters of Samuel Beckett' comes to Emory

April 4, 2019

Mellon Foundation awards Emory $1.25 million grant for undergraduate humanities education

April 3, 2019

Emory professor, novelist Tayari Jones wins NAACP Image Award

April 1, 2019

'Framing Shadows' considers lives of African American domestic workers

March 12, 2019

Exploring how tiny tools made us human

March 12, 2019

Faculty, alumni works named finalists for notable book awards

Feb. 26, 2019

High Museum of Art, Emory receive $1 million grant from Mellon Foundation

Feb. 19, 2019

Scholar explores impact of bias in facial-recognition software

Feb. 19, 2019

Emory professors nominated for NAACP Image Awards

Feb. 14, 2019

Vanessa Siddle Walker to lecture about black education, civil rights

Jan. 31, 2019

Former inaugural poet Richard Blanco to give free reading at Emory

Jan. 29, 2019

Anderson's 'One Person, No Vote' named finalist for prestigious PEN America Literary Award

Jan. 29, 2019

Emory celebrates Founders Week with lectures, special events

Jan. 29, 2019

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

Photos: Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Feb. 20, 2018