Welcome to the School of Humanities
Whether you are a visitor to Rice, or a past, current or future Rice student, or a member of our faculty and staff, this site is your guide to the humanities at Rice.
Learn here about our faculty's books, exhibitions, films, and performances.
The School of Humanities at Rice University is a top liberal arts college rolled into a research university. Its small scale, combined with its research focus, brings advantages to both the undergraduates and to the graduate students in its five PhD-granting departments.
Want to catch an art exhibition, listen to a scholar of great renown give a talk, or see a play? Look here for short- and long-term events and milestones. Check our events calendar for what to do tonight. Browse "Humanitas" magazine and other links to see what has been unfolding in the School of Humanities over the months or years.
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Rice alumna Sonia Garcia ’14 and Lovett College senior Brandi Ransom will join the pioneer cohort of 49 winning scholars at Stanford University.
Caroline Levander was named one of "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2017" by Houston Woman Magazine.
The Moody Center for the Arts will celebrate its first birthday Friday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. with a festive, fun and free party that’s open to the public.
Formerly chair of the history department at University of Michigan, Canning took on the role of Rice's new dean of humanities on Jan. 1.
Two guest speakers are scheduled for March Rice’s Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality (CSWGS) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year....
A new website, daca.rice.edu, includes a full FAQ section, lists of campus, local and national resources and statements of university support for students who are in the U.S. without documentation.
When it officially launches July 1, the HJHA -- which aims to collect historical records pertaining to local Jewish history and preserve them for future generations -- will be the only archive of its kind in the city.
Rice will be offering free admission for active and retired military to Rice University Theatre's upcoming production of the award-winning musical “Dogfight.”
A Rice professor's unique collection of rare Mexican 'micro-cuentos' is on display through Mar. 25 at the Lawndale Art Center.
By their very nature, academics want to stake out their own territory, to both conceive of and claim some radical new idea. But for the...