Pathways in the Arts and Humanities

The Arts & Humanities offer countless opportunities to explore the reach of human reason, creativity, and imagination. There are many pathways into this intellectual richness. Some students prefer to begin with an introductory overview of a broad subject, while others would rather dive into something tightly focused. Some enjoy lecture classes, while others thrive in seminars. Learn more  here.

Languages at Harvard

In the words of Charlemagne, "To have another language is to possess a second soul.”  Explore over eighty language pathways.

Art Making at Harvard

Explore creative pathways in the arts through courses funded by the Elson Family Arts Initiative.

Featured Faculty

Professor Louis Menand wins National Humanities Medal

The Gift of Time

Wall Street Journal: Good News for Liberal Arts Majors!

Jeffrey Hamburger leads efforts to showcase priceless illuminated manuscripts. 

Learning To Be Human

Meet the 2016 SHARP Fellows

Arts and Humanities Concentrators report high satisfaction levels

Faculty members awarded Cabot Fellowships

Tech's hottest ticket: That "Useless" Liberal Arts Degree

Frameworks: The Art of Looking.
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Frameworks: The Art of Listening. Watch the trailer.

Why I chose to concentrate in English

Top Tech CEOs want to hire humanists. Read why here.

President Faust On The Value of the Humanities

For professional opportunities in the Arts and Humanities, visit the Office of Career Services.

Read the reports of The Humanities Project
The arts abound at Harvard. View a complete list of today's events.