Working Groups

The Council supports a range of discussion groups and workshops. Faculty and graduate students who wish to constitute such groups are invited to contact Kathleen Crown,, executive director of the Council of the Humanities, with a proposal.

Humanities Council Working Groups: Members of the University community convene regularly to engage with topics with an interdisciplinary approach, fostering intellectual partnerships across the humanities, social sciences, sciences.

Graduate Cohorts (GradFutures): The joint ventures of the Humanities Council and Office of the Dean of the Graduate School offer co-curricular learning opportunities geared toward broadening graduate student professional and career development.

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities (IHUM) Graduate-Initiated Workshops: IHUM sponsors reading groups for graduate students and faculty which convene around an interdisciplinary interest.

Behrman Faculty Fellows: Princeton faculty promoted to tenure in the humanities are invited to spend two years as Behrman Fellows. The program is designed to recognize exceptional humanists as they enter the ranks of the senior faculty.

Behrman Undergraduate Society of Fellows: Juniors and seniors who are committed to the study of humanistic inquiry meet formally once a month during term to discuss and debate matters of common interest in the company of faculty and distinguished guests.

Past Working Groups: Explore the history of gatherings facilitated by the Humanities Council.

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