Humanities

The university celebrates the study and growth of the humanities through dedicated departments and programs and through institutional commitments to interdisciplinary research and teaching.

The Bill and Carol Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry serves as a focal point for humanities endeavors at Emory and serves to advance research and teaching, overall, in the humanities.

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Student researchers use library archives to reveal the Buddhist in the Beats

May 24, 2018

Class orator Mehul Bhagat: Innovation comes from optimism and risk

May 8, 2018

Undergraduate research explores the ethics of artificial intelligence

May 7, 2018

Through Coursera, Emory faculty reach broad audiences around the world

May 1, 2018

Emory College names new Koppaka Professor in Telugu, Indian Cultures

April 26, 2018

Crespino to discuss Atticus Finch biography, Harper Lee letters at Emory

April 26, 2018

Film 'Fran K.' gives Emory students experience from page to stage to screen

April 23, 2018

Author Tayari Jones joins Emory University faculty

April 16, 2018

Emory College course features new views of 'the city'

April 12, 2018

Anderson to deliver Distinguished Faculty Lecture

April 7, 2018

Emory faculty awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

April 5, 2018

Emory class looks at fake archaeological stories to understand modern thinking

April 3, 2018

With new director, Emory's Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry expands scholarship, programs

April 3, 2018

April: 10 things to do for $10 or less

April 2, 2018

Course examines African American literature and U.S. pop culture

March 29, 2018

Bridging medicine and literature through a pilgrimage to Faulkner's home

March 27, 2018

Andrew Young, Ross Rossin to be featured in Emory conversation

March 19, 2018

Irish women poets to give readings this spring at Emory

March 12, 2018

March: 10 things to do for $10 or less

March 6, 2018

Remembering Raymond Danowski, who placed legendary poetry library at Emory

March 5, 2018

Emory acquires letters by author Harper Lee

Feb. 28, 2018

Mellon grant to Emory will help provide new insights on slave trade

Feb. 26, 2018

Emory acquires papers of Obama inaugural poet Richard Blanco

Feb. 21, 2018

Emory students turn curators for Carlos Museum exhibit

Feb. 20, 2018

Photos: Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Feb. 20, 2018

'Divine Felines' exhibition showcases Egypt's exaltation of cats

Feb. 14, 2018

Emory to celebrate Black Arts Movement writer Mari Evans with panel, poetry readings

Feb. 13, 2018

Emory Founders Week celebrates scholarship, literature, student alumni

Jan. 30, 2018

Emory looks to lead in education innovation

Jan. 25, 2018

New film series explores 'Black Lives on the Small Screen'

Jan. 23, 2018

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith to give reading at Emory

Jan. 22, 2018

Spring courses explore innovative approaches to local, global issues

Jan. 16, 2018

January: 10 things to do for $10 or less

Jan. 8, 2018

Kevin Young to read from his new book, 'Bunk'

Jan. 8, 2018

Emory history class uses digital storytelling to study political movements

Nov. 28, 2017

'Bunk': Kevin Young's new book examines the rise of hoaxes

Nov. 26, 2017

Ellmann Lectures explore literary fathers and sons

Nov. 21, 2017

Photos: President Carter on campus

Nov. 14, 2017

Author Colm Tóibín to examine fathers of famed writers at Ellmann Lectures

Nov. 7, 2017

Carlos Museum gives students first-hand look at ancient artifacts

Oct. 30, 2017

Emory sophomore Lucy Wainger's poem selected for 'The Best American Poetry' anthology

Oct. 27, 2017

Carter offers advice, insight in interview with film students

Oct. 23, 2017

Staibdance explores desire, destiny in 'wishdust'

Oct. 17, 2017

Emory professor translates 1922 novel about racial identity

Oct. 12, 2017

Photos: 'The Dream Machine' exhibit opening

Oct. 4, 2017

Tickets available Oct. 5 for Colm Tóibín's Ellmann Lectures series

Oct. 3, 2017

Emory acquires letter to Jack Kerouac that inspired 'On the Road'

Sep. 27, 2017

Photos: Frankenstein's creation, unveiled

Sep. 27, 2017

'Between the Ivory Tower and the Prison' symposium to examine mass incarceration

Sep. 25, 2017

Emory PhD candidate Sumita Chakraborty wins prestigious award for young poets

Sep. 6, 2017

'Threads of Time' exhibit explores cloth as culture

Aug. 31, 2017

Fall courses engage emerging scholarship, hands-on learning

Aug. 23, 2017

Emory digital team bringing streets of 'Brotherman' to life at Decatur Book Festival

Aug. 22, 2017

Creative writing professor remembered as caring leader, mentor

Aug. 1, 2017

Inspired by Zora Neale Hurston, students create art to reveal communities

July 17, 2017

French professor helps students learn 'the art of living'

July 12, 2017

Summer reading: 8 books by Emory faculty to add to your list

June 15, 2017

Libraries honor students with undergraduate research awards

May 17, 2017

Climate change is in Atlanta's air

May 12, 2017