Task Force on the Future of the Humanities As part of the University's strategic planning process, a newly formed Task Force on the Future of the Humanities has been charged with gathering data and formulating recommendations about academic initiatives and cross-campus collaborations in the humanities. We welcome comments, questions, and ideas from members of the University community.
2015-16 Old Dominion Professors Announced The Council of the Humanities is pleased to announce our Old Dominion Professors for 2015-16: Bernard Haykel (Near Eastern Studies), Alison Isenberg (History), and AnneMarie Luijendijk (Religion). Old Dominion Professors are in residence at Princeton for the year, serve as Faculty Fellows in the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, and engage in the Council's intellectual life.
2015-16 Visiting Journalists Announced The Council of the Humanities is pleased to announce its 2015-16 Ferris Professors of Journalism. These distinguished visiting journalists (print, radio, and television) will lead seminars on international news, human rights reporting, intellectual journalism, investigative and accountability reporting, long-form narrative, digital journalism, and writing about subcultures and social worlds.
Spring Faber Lectures The Council of Humanities proudly announces six Eberhard L. Faber IV 1915 Memorial Fund in the Humanities lectures for Spring 2015. Thomas Laqueur (Berkeley), Leo Bersani (Berkeley), Reviel Netz (Stanford), Victoria Wohl (U Toronto), Mario Calabresi (Princeton), and John Lyons (U Virginia)
Council Names Esther Schor as Inaugural Behrman Professor Esther Schor, a professor of English at Princeton, will become the inaugural Behrman Professor in the Council of the Humanities, beginning in spring 2016. The three-year appointment recognizes distinguished Humanities scholars and dedicated teachers from within the University community.