Center for the Humanities News

Center Awarded Teagle Foundation Planning Grant

April 27th, 2020

The BU Center for the Humanities has received a generous $25,000 planning grant from the Teagle Foundation in New York. “The Teagle Foundation is looking to establish programs at universities across the country where low-income, first-generation high school students can study humanities during the summer,” Center director Susan Mizruchi said. More

Announcing 2020 BUCH Student Awardees

April 21st, 2020

Each year, the Boston University Center for the Humanities recognizes the work of outstanding students in the humanities through student awards and fellowships. Selected undergraduate and graduate applicants receive monetary awards, and selected doctoral candidates nearing the end of their graduate work receive competitive fellowships for the following academic year. More

Distance Communication with the Center During COVID-19

March 17th, 2020

The Center remains open during standard business hours, but it is operating remotely. Please contact us at with any inquiries, and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Thank you.

Event Cancellations and Postponements due to COVID19

March 12th, 2020

All BU events in our calendar between March 16 and April 13 have been postponed or cancelled due to University policy regarding containment of COVID19. We will post more information about later events when we know more. Please note that Teju Cole’s appearances on April 13 and 14 have also... More