This section lists academic and research resources for the study of the human condition, excluding the physical sciences. Humanities Arts.
Humanities are academic disciplines that study human culture. In the Middle Ages, the term contrasted with divinity and referred to what is now called classics, the main area of secular study in universities at the time. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and culture. In the renaissance, the term contrasted with divinity and referred to what is now called classics, the main area of secular study in universities at the time. Today, the humanities are more frequently contrasted with natural, and sometimes social, sciences as well as professional training.
- Humanities Category
- Outline of the humanities (humanities topics).
- Great Books - The great books are books that are thought to constitute an essential foundation in the literature of Western culture. Specified sets of great books typically range from 100 to 150, though they differ according to purpose and context.
- Great Books programs in Canada - Great Books programs in Canada are university/college programs inspired by the Great Books movement begun in the United States in the 1920s. The aim of such programs is to return to the Western Liberal Arts tradition in education.
- Liberal arts - Liberal arts education can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history. It has its origin in the attempt to discover first principles - 'those universal principles which are the condition of the possibility of the existence of anything and everything'.
- Social sciences - Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society. It in turn has many branches, each of which is considered a social science.
- Human science - Human Science studies the biological, social and cultural aspects of human life. Human Sciences aims to expand our understanding of the human world through a broad interdisciplinary approach.
- Voice of the Shuttle www
Portal maintained by Alan Liu of the University of California, the Shuttle, Santa Barbara. Features a history of the project, news and offers visitors the opportunity to participate by becoming volunteer editors.
- University Penn Humanities Forum www
University of Pennsylvania hosted program that provides a common ground for interdisciplinary exchange through cultural programs, Humanities Forum, fellowships and seminars. Features information on the program, calendar of events and links to related resources. Penn Humanities Forum.
- A ETD www
A clearing-house for information related to electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) hosted by Matthew Kirschenbaum of the University of Virginia Library. ETD. Directory is broken down by discipline and features links to completed and works in progress. ETD.
- Nonprofit California Council For The Humanities www
Nonprofit organization devoted to strengthening communities by creating, Council For The Humanities, sponsoring and promoting change. California Council For The Humanities.
- Private American Council of Learned Societies www
Private non-profit federation of sixty-six national scholarly organizations. Council of Learned Societies. Provides information on ACLS fellowships and grants in all fields of the humanities, publications, and news. American Council of Learned Societies.
- Peer-reviewed Australian Humanities Review www
Peer-reviewed interdisciplinary electronic journal of the humanities published quarterly. Humanities Review. Features full-text articles, contact details for the editorial board, as well as information for authors. Australian Humanities Review.
- Nonprofit Virgin Islands Humanities Council www
Nonprofit organization supporting research, Islands Humanities Council, education and public projects in the humanities. Virgin Islands Humanities Council.
- A Emily's Page for the Humanities www
A collection of annotated links to general resources. Page for the Humanities. Contains sections devoted to texts online, journals and Medieval and Renaissance links. Emily's Page for the Humanities.
- Promotes National Humanities Institute www
Promotes research, Humanities Institute, publishing, and teaching in the humanities, with emphasis on the ethical preconditions and purposes of culture and society. National Humanities Institute.
- Features CTI Centre for Textual Studies www
Features links to resources in Literature, Centre for Textual Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Classics, Film Studies, and Theater Arts. Also offers a calendar of events and publications. Hosted by the Humanities Computing Unit at the University of Oxford. CTI Centre for Textual Studies.
- A Interdisciplines www
A website for interdisciplinary research in the humanities. Interdisciplines. The site allows for the organization of interdisciplinary symposiums whose quality is guaranteed by an international scientific committee. Interdisciplines.
- Honorary American Academy of Arts and Sciences www
Honorary society that recognizes achievement in the natural sciences, Academy of Arts and Sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities and conducts a varied program of projects and studies responsive to the needs of society. Features publications in PDF format, news, events calendar, as well as lists of members and fellows. American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
- Promotes Utah Humanities Council www
Promotes lifelong learning using the humanities as a process of reflection, Humanities Council, conversation and action. Features a description of the organization and activities. Also offers a calendar of events and contact details. Utah Humanities Council.
- Daily Arts and Letters Daily www
Daily report of news in art and literature. and Letters Daily. Includes reviews of new books, essays and articles. Arts and Letters Daily.
- Promotes Modern Humanities Research Association www
Promotes advanced study and research in the field of the modern humanities, Humanities Research Association, especially modern European languages and literatures (including English). Modern Humanities Research Association.
- Collections Humanities www
Collections by subject--provided by Stanford University. Humanities.
- Dedicated Washington Commission For The Humanities www
Dedicated to improving individual and community life through public programs that interpret culture and provide a forum for civic dialogue. Washington Commission For The Humanities.
- Directory Irish Resources in the Humanities www
Directory of humanities sites of Irish interest. Resources in the Humanities. Categories include Irish Archaeology, Architecture, Archives and Libraries, Art, Geography, History, Irish Language, Literature and Theatre. Irish Resources in the Humanities.
- A The WWW Virtual Library: Humanities www
A directory of resources maintained by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, WWW Virtual Library: Humanities, Göteborg University, Sweden. Features categories devoted to Archaeology, History, Philosophy, Religion, and academic departments, as well as general resources. The WWW Virtual Library: Humanities.
- Online The Stanford Electronic Humanities Review www
Online version of the semi-annual interdisciplinary journal. Stanford Electronic Humanities Review. Includes full contents of recent issues. The Stanford Electronic Humanities Review.
- Serves The EServer www
Serves as a broad resource for a wide variety of literature-related materials, EServer, including text archives of both prose and poetry, fiction and non-fiction, as well as and other types of literature resources. The EServer.
- Supports Center for the Humanities www
Supports individual teaching and research projects as well as serves as a communications resource for school programs and activities at Wesleyan University. for the Humanities. Information on lecture series and the Andrew Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship. Center for the Humanities.
- Online About.com: Art History www
Online community and resource guide for the artists and art periods of the past. About.com: Art History.
- A Mona Lisa Images for a Modern World www
A site exploring the enduring fascination of the Mona Lisa, Lisa Images for a Modern World, including history, parodies, homages and comments from site visitors. Mona Lisa Images for a Modern World.
- A Summer Courses in the Classics www
A list of classics courses offered during the summer by colleges and universities throughout the world, Courses in the Classics, sorted by discipline and subject of study. Summer Courses in the Classics.
- Collection Classical Literature/Language at About.com www
Classical Literature/Language at About.com.
- Lists Great Books Lists www
Lists of Western, Books Lists, Eastern, and contemporary classics, indexed by author and by period and culture. Great Books Lists.
- A Literature Webliography www
A directory of links sponsored by the Louisiana State University Libraries. Webliography. Features descriptions of holdings, related Internet sites and style guides, as well as research tips. Literature Webliography.
- Course Powers of Literature www
Course by Gary Gutchess covering major works of Western Civilization since ancient times. Literature. Instructor profile and course description, suggested readings, and illustrated lessons and analysis of readings provided online. Powers of Literature.
- A Babelguides www
A guide to literature in English translation. Babelguides. Provides a cross-referenced database of books from 12 languages, reviews and a forum. Babelguides.
- J. A Tale from Decameron www
J. Tale from Decameron. W. Waterhouse: c.1916, oil on canvas, Lady Lever Art Gallery at Birkenhead. A Tale from Decameron.
- Anna-Marie Annamarieferguson.com www
Anna-Marie Fergusun's illustrations of the works of Le Morte D'Arthur. Annamarieferguson.com. Features interviews, reviews and a biography, as well as an image gallery. Annamarieferguson.com.
- Forum Independent Thought Alarm www
Forum for discussion by non-conformists and artists/writers/musicians. Independent Thought Alarm.
- Alexa: Humanities Arts
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Humanities Arts
- DMOZ: Humanities Arts
dmoz.org Directory: Humanities Arts