• Welcome to the Stanford Humanities Center

    "The humanities are the tools through which we explore the human world. Everything that makes us human—that falls under the umbrella of the humanities." — Caroline Winterer, Center Director

    Letter from the Director
  • Fellowships

    The Center's year-long residential fellowships bring together scholars from different disciplines, career stages, and academic institutions in an environment of intellectual discovery and exchange.

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  • Events

    The Humanities Center’s endowed lectures and co-sponsored events bring leading scholars, artists, and writers to campus to address major subjects in the humanities and arts. Events are free and open to the public.

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  • Workshops

    Stanford Humanities Center workshops bring together faculty and graduate students to share works in progress and explore new ideas of inquiry.

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