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


TMRW Apr 2, 5-6:30PM | Molly O’Hagan Hardy (@mollyhardy): The Presence of the Past via @NYULibraries
- Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:45am

May 4 6PM | Mapping Your Future: What Can You Do with a B.A. in the Humanities? RSVP:
- Wednesday Apr 1 - 9:31am

[VIDEO] Great New Books in the #Humanities: Renato Rosaldo (@nyuanthro) & Mary Louise Pratt (@nyuscaevents)
- Tuesday Mar 31 - 5:10pm

Excerpt from Kristin Ross’ Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune via @newinquiry
- Tuesday Mar 31 - 12:47pm


April 7, 2015

Special Event with Brian Turner, Iraq War veteran, poet and memoirist

May 4, 2015

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

May 5, 2015

Technologies of Memory: Digitization and the Future of the Nineteenth Century


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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