Global Humanities Lab

The Kaplan Institute's Global Humanities Lab is course HUM 310—the investigation of an international humanities topic through experiential learning and offsite research. The course runs for a full quarter and includes an international field study component.

Click here for details on past Global Humanities Labs, which included travel to Istanbul, Vienna, and Madrid.

Proposing a Future Global Humanities Lab

Tenure line faculty and lecturers with a continuing appointment may propose ideas for future Global Humanities Lab courses. If interested, please submit a short course description that explains not only the course content but why international field research combined with a quarter-long class in Evanston is essential to the course’s success (1 page max). Course descriptions and questions may be directed to Tom Burke at