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


Urban Digital Humanities: Design and Sustainability

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

A quest to design digital and real solutions to environmental problems, crossing the boundaries of the humanities, architecture, and engineering.

Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Join us for a panel discussion, with the author, exploring how the book illuminates a human rights critique of idealized American rights and freedoms that have been globalized in the twenty-first century.

Vegan America: Race, Food, and Politics

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Learn about the political and sociological implications and histories of veganism in the United States.


Humanities Events at NYU | Feb. 19 - March 4, 2018

Humanities events happening at NYU from from Feb. 19 - March 4, 2018

Thinking from Below

Event Recap of An Underground History of Early Victorian Fiction, 2/13/18

Humanities Events at NYU | Feb. 5 - 18, 2018

Humanities events happening at NYU from from Feb. 5 - 18, 2018

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