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.
Faculty Seminars in Historical Linguistics The Council of the Humanities will sponsor three faculty seminars led by Timothy Barnes, Lecturer in Classics and Joshua Katz, Professor of Classics. This series of seminars convenes interested faculty for an introduction to historical and comparative linguistics.
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.