Humanities Center

News & Announcements

  • September 9, 2015

    Month-long Mendelssohn collaboration

    Throughout October, the Humanities Center is partnering with the Rochester Oratorio Society to sponsor programs exploring the literary, cultural, and historical contexts for Mendelssohn's "Elijah," which will be performed by ROS on October 30 at the Hochstein Performance Hall.

  • September 21, 2015

    University of Rochester alumni endow directorship for new Humanities Center

    University of Rochester Trustee Ani Gabrellian ’84 and her husband, Mark Gabrellian ’79, have committed $2 million to establish a directorship for the University’s newly created Humanities Center.

Apply for Fellowships

In spring 2016, the Humanities Center is offering two external postdoctoral or junior faculty fellowships and two internal junior faculty fellowships in any area of humanistic research. 

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24departments and programs

With majors and degree programs that incorporate dozens of disciplines.

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115humanities clusters

Comprised of hundreds of courses based in Arts, Sciences and Engineering.

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Rochester is uniquely positioned to pursue research that spans the arts and humanities. If you would like more information about the humanities at Rochester or the Central New York Humanities Corridor, please contact us.