Center for the Humanities

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Upcoming Events

Hip-hop and Philosophy Talk

Don’t miss Dr. James Haile III’s talk, “Mos Def and the (re)Doubling of Blackness” Friday, Nov. 3rd 12-1:30pm 104 Quinn Hall  

Career Event for Humanities Majors!

Map your next steps. Wednesday, October 25th, from 3-4pm in Swan Hall, Room 201 URI’s Center for Career and Experiential Education and URI’s Graduate School are hosting an event just for humanities majors! Learn about career opportunities and graduate programs specifically of interest to students like you!

Panel Discussion: Historical Narratives: The Craft of Writing

The Center for the Humanities is proud to sponsor Historical Narratives: The Craft of Writing This discussion with historian, author, and former CFH director Marie Jenkins Schwartz and historical novelist Taylor Polites will focus on the joys and challenges of engaging with history when writing. Research is an essential part of writing any book set in […]

Imagining Cuba: Emerging Documentary Filmmaking within Social Change

Dr. Hilda Lloréns, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, was awarded a Visiting Scholar Grant for the Visit of filmmaker Damien Sainz.  Join us Tuesday, October 24th for a film presentation and Q&A at 4:30pm in Chafee Auditorium.

Undergraduate Research and Innovation

Let’s showcase our students’ work! Call for Proposals: Undergraduate Research, Scholarly, and Creative Works Who: Students from all URI Departments and Colleges When: Apply by October 16, 2017 What: Independent, original projects, mentored by faculty This program provides funds to students for original research, scholarly, and creative projects of their own design. The projects must […]

Welcome Amber Beech!

Meet our new intern, Amber! In her own words:  I am a Communication Studies major with a minor in Art. During my time at the University of Rhode Island I have devoted a significant amount of my time towards the advancement of my photography, often working closely with my Professor Annu Matthew. I would be […]

The Senatorial Papers of Claiborne Pell have been digitized!

Explore the newly digitized archive of Senator Claiborne Pell and learn more about the URI Pell Archive Initiative. 

Welcome New Board Members

Welcome New Board Members

The Center for the Humanities is thrilled to announce that Professor Kathleen Davis, Director of Graduate Studies in the English department, and Assistant Professor James Haile III, Multicultural Faculty Fellow in the Philosophy department, will be joining our board this semester. We look forward to their fresh perspectives and innovative ideas for the humanities at URI.

Act Now to Support the NEH!

Act Now to Support the NEH!

Together we can fight efforts to eliminate the National Endowment for the Humanities and other federal humanities programs. Click to get started.

Congratulations Grant Winners!

Congratulations Grant Winners!

Read about this Spring’s grant winners, then learn how you can be next.

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