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New video - Humanities Plunge 2016!

Check out the video wrap-up of this year's Humanities Plunge, the Kaplan Institute's spring break immersion in Chicago theater, art, music, architecture and literature, guided by scholars and artists. Northwestern undergraduates explored Spudnik Press, The Second City, Stony Island Arts Bank, the Museum of Contemporary Art and many, many other cultural offerings.

RFP: The Work of the Humanities in a Changing Climate

The Humanities Without Walls consortium invites applications for funding from cross-institutional teams to pursue collaborative research in the field of environmental humanities, or in other forms of contemporary "climate change" in their fields of inquiry. Application deadline is October 31, 2016.


Chicago Humanities Festival at Northwestern

Saturday, October 29, 11:00 AM
Save the Date for Morris and Dolores Kohl Kaplan Northwestern Day of the Chicago Humanities Festival. The full day of programming offers the chance to engage with scholars, artists, architects, thinkers, theologians and policy makers in talks and performances that celebrate what shapes and defines us as individuals, communities and cultures.