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


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.

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.

Building Project-Based Research Communities Around Humanities Data

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018

How might we build collaboration into the curation and interpretation of data in the humanities?


Humanities Events at NYU | March 5 - 25, 2018

Humanities events happening at NYU from March 5 - 25, 2018

Redesigning Urban Life

Event Recap of Urban Digital Humanities: Design and Sustainability, 2/27/18

After Now; A Reflection of Life After Incarceration

Event Recap of After Now: Navigating Life After Prison, 2/20/18

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