The Humanities Program brings world-class scholars and undergraduates together in pursuit of fundamental insights into the human condition as they arise in literature, the arts, history, philosophy and the sciences. More….


March 25, 2020
Martin Hagglund’s recent book, This Life, has won the René Wellek Prize, the most prestigious award for literary studies. Past winners include Umberto Eco and Edward Said....
February 19, 2020
Anne Gardiner Perkins, class of ‘81, discussed her book Yale Needs Women with special guest Sam Chauncey, Adviser to Yale President Kingman Brewster.
February 18, 2020
Yasmine Seale discussed language and craft in the Thousand and One Nights.

Official Yale College program and course information is found in the Yale College Programs of Study, available online.