Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis

Join the BU Center for the Humanities on October 12th & 13th, 2018 for our annual Fall Forum. We are bringing together humanities scholars, medical professionals, artists whose work centers on addition, and municipal officials for a forum on addiction that will create bridges and identify common understandings and solutions. The School of Public Health is our cosponsor this year.

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The core of the intellectual community supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities is the Fellows’ Seminar.

This group, which has been in continuous existence since 1984, serves as a forum for research, debate, and public dialogue among humanities faculty from different disciplines and between junior and senior faculty. Professor Kecia Ali (Religion) opens the season, presenting on October 2.

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BUCH Sponsored Internships

In summer 2018, the Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Affairs and the BU Center for the Humanities inaugurated a program sponsoring paid summer internships to broaden opportunities for PhD students in the Humanities. The BU Center for the Humanities also inaugurated a program sponsoring undergraduate summer publishing internships at Oxford University Press in New York City.

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