Rita Charon to deliver the 2018 NEH Jefferson Lecture

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The Department is proud to announce that alumna Rita Charon will deliver the 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities Jefferson Lecture in October.

"Increasing the Visibility of the Humanities," The Record interviews Dean of Humanities and Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Sarah Cole

Monday, September 17, 2018

Georgette Jasen interviews Prof. Sarah Cole, about her agenda as incoming Divisional Dean of Humanities in The Record.

Branka Arsić Featured in Columbia News

Friday, August 24, 2018

Aug 23 - In a piece by Columbia News, Arsić reveals that most of her current work in 19th Century American Literature was a stark break with her original scholarship in Europe, which mainly focused on the history of philosophy.

The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities announce their 2018-2019 Fellows

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Aug 17 - One faculty member and two current graduate students have been awarded Fellowships.

The Paris Center co-hosted a three-day colloquium honoring the works of Professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The conference was part of a multidisciplinary and multilingual project, analyzing Spivak’s research and militant activities through the perspective of the diverse academic fields upon which she has had a profound impact: literary theory, translation, political philosophy, postcolonial studies, gender studies, anthropology, education, history.