• Welcome to the Stanford Humanities Center

    "The sciences are the way we explore the natural world. 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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