When you hear us say “humanities,” we mean subjects that study aspects of human society and culture. Subjects as wide-ranging as art and art history, music, Arabic, dance, philosophy, literature and more can be found under the humanities umbrella.
When you study humanities at F&M, you'll explore the ways people across different times and places make sense of their lives in diverse forms of artistic, cultural and intellectual expression.
Through your courses and hands-on work, you'll examine the range of human experience through the study of languages, literatures, philosophies, religions and cultural and artistic productions.
We emphasize hands-on experiential work. When you study humanities at F&M, you’ll have opportunities to step out of the classroom and into the field to engage in different, dynamic forms of learning. With off-campus study and research opportunities, internships and more, you’ll collaborate with world-class humanities faculty, engage with the community, get practical, real-world experience and explore questions students elsewhere might only read about.
The Latest in F&M Humanities
“The Phillips is also pushing the boundaries on how to define art this semester. That's what is so great about academic museums – the galleries become terrific workshops,” said Lindsay Marino,...Read More
"Dance brought me to life, and I can't help but see it bring others to life as well," says senior Kendall Lipham. "It amplifies our emotions by begging us to feel with our entire body. It's quite a...Read More
Professor of French and Brooks College House Don Lisa Gasbarrone discusses her Connections Course “Les Misérables,” an in-depth reading and analysis of Victor Hugo’s renowned, 19th-century historical...Read More