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Reading and writing – apparently simple tasks – play such a powerful role in the formation of a soul equally capable of invention, witness, transformation, and resistance.

Jorie Graham, Boylston Professor of Rhetoric and Oratory in the Dept. of English, and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet

Humanities Courses

Prof. Suzie Clark teaching in Music
Humanities courses open new worlds and ways of being. Embark on a journey that can make a life and change society. Read More.

Art Making

Silkscreen
At Harvard, art making is flourishing in the curriculum, often crossing boundaries of medium and discipline. Read More.

SHARP

SHARP
The Summer Humanities and Arts Research Program builds community among undergraduate researchers. Read More.

Experiences Abroad

Prof. Jinah Kim in India
The Arts & Humanities provide transformative international experiences in a panoply of ways. Read More.

Why Study Arts & Humanities

Follow four Harvard undergraduates as they discuss their motivation for pursuing a concentration in the Arts & Humanities. At Harvard, the arts and humanities cover all of the various ways people express, define, and understand themselves and the world.

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