Opportunities to infuse your day-to-day life with humanistic knowledge can be found almost anywhere. If you've ever appreciated the architecture of a building, gazed at a painting in a museum, seen a movie, read a poem or thought about the meaning of life, you have already taken part in the shared human experience that defines the humanities.
At Stanford you can delve into the humanities with over 200 professors working in 15 departments and through more than 25 degree-granting, interdisciplinary programs.
Humanities related events at Stanford, including lectures, conferences, performing arts, exhibitions and cultural activities can be found on the Events at Stanford website.
The BiblioTech Program at Stanford University promotes the broader relevance of doctoral work in the humanities in the 21st century. We believe that the knowledge, training, and skills of Stanford humanities Ph.D.s are vital to helping to solve 21st-century problems.
Stanford Continuing Studies offers a broad range of courses, seminars, and workshops, primarily in the liberal arts, designed to enhance the learning and enrich the lives of people in the Bay Area.
The Arts, Humanities and Medicine Program promotes creative and scholarly work at the intersections between the arts, humanities and medicine in order to enhance our understanding of the contextual meanings of illness, healthcare, and the human condition.
Stanford Lively Arts is the premier arts presenter and producer in Silicon Valley. Now entering its 38th year at Stanford University, Lively Arts reaches a diverse audience through performances of music, theater, dance, spoken word, and multimedia works and is a destination for artists developing new work.
Stanford on iTunes U provides access to a wide range of Stanford-related digital audio content via Apple’s iTunes Store. If you have iTunes software click on the “Open Stanford on iTunes U” button and the Stanford iTunes page will open. You will find humanities related content under the Arts and Humanities category section.
The Cantor Arts Center's diverse collections span continents, cultures, and 4,000 years of art history and include the largest gathering of Rodin bronzes outside Paris.