NYU Humanities News

Vegan Living: Fashion, Food, and Fitness

Join us for a conversation about various aspects of what it means to live as a vegan

NYU Professor Named a Leading Global Thinker of 2016

Wafaa Bilal, artist and associate arts professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, has been named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2016 for his advocacy work.

Call for Humanities Books

Let us know about your recently published humanities

Two NYU Professors Receive NEH Grants

Congratulations to Professors Aisha Khan and Daniel Streible for receiving National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants

Shave Ice, Hawaii’s Can’t-Miss Treat (Just Ask the President)

Our fellow, Hi’ilei Julia Hobart, was featured in the New York Times talking about the role of ice in the history of Hawaii.

Celebrating 50 Years of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Over the years, many NYU faculty have been awarded NEH grants to support their humanities projects

Think Your Liberal Arts Major Won’t Get You A Job? Humanities Ambassadors Disagree

The concern with not finding jobs after college haunts us starting senior year of high school until we find a decent job. And when we’re majoring in the humanities all those people asking ‘what are you gonna do with that?,’ they overwhelm, offend and confuse most of us. However, there are a lucky few students […]

April 3-5, ATISA VII: The Seventh Biennial Conference of the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association

ATISA VII: The Seventh Biennial Conference of the American Translation and Interpreting Studies Association will be held on April 3-5, 2014.  The keynote speaker is Mona Baker of the University of Manchester who will speak on The Prefigurative Politics of Translation and Interpreting in Place-Based and Global Movements of Protest. This event is co-sponsored by […]

Humanities Ambassadors host a Forum on the Future of the Humanities

On Friday, February 21st, the Humanities Ambassadors hosted a panel of three distinguished speakers for our kickoff event in a series of public gatherings that we will organize throughout the semester. The Forum on the Future of the Humanities, which took place at Kimmel Center, welcomed Dwai Banerjee, J.M. DeLeon, and Dania Hueckmann who spoke […]

Call for Applicants for the 2014-2015 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship

The Humanities Initiative and the New York Council for the Humanities announce the call for applicants for the 2014-2015 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship. The Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowship was developed in partnership by The Humanities Initiative and the New York Council for the Humanities to bring humanities scholarship into the public realm, encourage […]