University Humanities+ Research Initiatives
The humanities are concerned with what it means to be human in the broadest sense. Traditionally, this has meant study in languages, literature, art, history, philosophy, and religion. The Humanities+ designation, therefore, refers to interdisciplinary programs that are rooted in the humanities, yet build bridges that connect the humanities with the social, physical, and biological sciences.
There are currently two University-wide Humanities+ research initiatives, each engaging cutting-edge research through interdisciplinary faculty collaborations. These two initiatives are: