The Humanities Initiative at NYU draws on the diverse talents and interests of NYU’s faculty and students while taking advantage of the university’s location in New York City. The Initiative is committed to bringing NYU’s humanists together as well as to exploring the role of the humanities in the larger university and global community.

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Grants-in-Aid for Book Publication Subventions

Deadline: March 16, 2015 & Oct 15, 2015

Team-Teaching Stipends

Deadline: Jan 30, 2015

Research Collaboratives

Deadline: Jan 30, 2015


March 10 6PM | Great New Books in the Humanities with Hasia Diner via @yalepress
- Friday Feb 27 - 10:02am

March 10 6PM | Prof. Hasia Diner on her forthcoming book "Roads taken" via @yalepress #humanities
- Wednesday Feb 25 - 11:45am

TMRW: Russia’s Races: Meanings and Practices of Race in Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union. RSVP:
- Wednesday Feb 25 - 10:05am

Scheide donates largest gift of rare #books to @Princeton (inc Gutenberg bible & Dec of Indep.)
- Wednesday Feb 18 - 10:18am


March 31, 2015

Making Art, Making the World: Great New Books in the Humanities with Louis Bury and Bruce Bromley

May 4, 2015

Mapping Your Future: What Can You Do with a B.A. in the Humanities?


Publish Your First Book

Great New Books in the Humanities: Richard Sieburth

Great New Books in the Humanities: The Feminine Symptom Aleatory Matter in the Aristotelian Cosmos

Women Innovators in Culinary History

Writing Presidential Histories: Timothy Naftali and Evan Thomas

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