Humanities Council Programs

Academic Programs

The Humanities Council is the academic home for several explicitly interdisciplinary certificate programs and a joint PhD program in Interdisciplinary Humanities. More »

Professorships and Fellowships

Professorships and Fellowships

The Humanities Council supports the advancement of the humanities and related fields by sponsoring professorships and fellowships. More »

Gauss Seminars in Criticism

Gauss Seminars in Criticism

The Gauss Seminars in Criticism were instituted in 1949 to provide a focus for discussion, study, and the exchange of ideas in the humanities. More »


Belknap Visitors

Belknap Visitors

The program of Belknap Visitors was created to recognize distinguished individuals in the arts and letters. More »

Annual Colloquium

Annual Colloquium

The Humanities Council kicks off each academic year with a colloquium featuring our humanities faculty. More »

Faber Lectures

Faber Lectures

Since 1963, eminent writers, critics and scholars have come to campus through this program endowed by the Faber family and members of the Class of 1915. More »


Working Groups

The Council supports a range of discussion groups and workshops. More »

Global Initiatives

Global Initiatives

New research and teaching collaborations are developing humanities networks around the world. More »

Being Human

Being Human

An annual festival invites faculty, students, and staff to share their research in partnership with local organizations. More »


Faculty Bookshelf

Faculty Bookshelf

Recently published books by Princeton faculty in the Humanities. More »

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