The NYU Center for the Humanities draws on the diverse talents and interests of NYU’s faculty and students while taking advantage of the university’s location in New York City. The Center is committed to bringing NYU’s humanists together as well as to exploring the role of the humanities in the larger university and global community.

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Upcoming Events


Philosophy, Between Poetry and Mathematics

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Alain Badiou, one of the foremost philosophers of our time will discuss the situation of philosophy now.

When Modern Men Became Feminists

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

A panel discussion of the men’s engagement with women’s rights from the early 20th century on.

The ‘Crisis’ Humanities, and the Digital Humanities? New Directions in the Humanities

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

How are we responding to the ‘crisis’ in the humanities, and what is the role and significance of the digital humanities within these new trajectories?


Humanities Events at NYU | Oct. 23 - Nov. 5, 2017

Humanities events happening at NYU from Oct. 23rd through Nov. 5th, 2017

Tracing black literary history of environmental and social disaster

Event recap of Cultivation and Catastrophe, 10/10/17

Open Access Monograph Publishing Initiative | Apply by October 16, 2017

Apply for funding to publish open access monographs in the humanities

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