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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Imagining Color: a public lecture by Elaine Scarry

Elaine Scarry is the Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University.

Imagining Experience: a conversation with A.O. Scott, Margo Jefferson, Francine Prose, & Gregory Pardlo

What role do experience and imagination play in writing poetry, fiction, & criticism?

Recent Events

 

For a Logic of Poetic Space I: "The Off-Screen"

Eyal Peretz discusses his landmark book The Off-Screen: An Investigation of the Cinematic Frame.

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Humanities Events at NYU | December 10 - 21, 2018

Humanities Events at NYU | December 10 - 21, 2018
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Humanities Events at NYU | November 26 - December 7, 2018

Humanities Events at NYU | November 26 - December 7, 2018
Hasia Diner speaks at "Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World," 11/13/18

Julius Rosenwald: The quiet philanthropic humanitarian

Event Recap of Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World, 11/13/18

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