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THE TEACHING ARCHIVE
April 23, 2021
Rachel Sagner Buurma (Swarthmore College) and Laura Heffernan (University of North Florida) are the authors of a new book, The Teaching Archive (University of Chicago Press,...
“The Heart of Fiction" is now available for viewing
April 15, 2021
Why dwell on made-up stories? Why make them up in the first place? Can fiction, that pack of lies, aspire to some form of truth? These are just a few of the provocative...
Humanities Quadrangle: A cherished Yale icon reimagined
April 1, 2021
When he first visited the newly refurbished Humanities Quadrangle (HQ) at 320 York St. — known until recently as the Hall of Graduate Studies — faculty member Kevin van...
March 11, 2021
Applications are now being accepted for the Frederick W. Hilles Publication Fund awards, which now supports publisher subventions and translations. Kindly send all materials...
Diane Berrett Brown
August 25, 2020
We are delighted to announce that Diane Berrett Brown has joined us this August as the new Associate Director of the Whitney Humanities Center. Diane came to us after nearly...
June 19, 2020
On this Juneteenth, the Whitney Humanities Center celebrates Black Lives Matter.  As Director Gary Tomlinson passes the torch to Alice Kaplan, we are keenly aware that we are...