The Center for the Humanities at Tufts (CHAT) fosters interdisciplinary humanities work in comparative literature, religion, world history, philosophy, classical studies, the humanistic social sciences and the arts, to innovate new research and reflection. The Center hosts public lectures, seminars, conferences, and colloquia by visiting artists, writers, and scholars, and brings together faculty, postdoctoral, and dissertation fellows to promote collaboration and advance the profile of creative and humanistic research at and beyond Tufts.
The Center for Humanities at Tufts supports a variety of faculty and student-led research projects and academic groups. Through these efforts, our goal is to provide resources and space for interdisciplinary collaboration in the humanities, humanistic social sciences, and the arts.
The Center for Humanities at Tufts offers fellowships for scholars and doctoral students in the humanities, humanistic social sciences, and the arts. Fellowships are available for Tufts doctoral candidates and faculty, as well as visiting scholars and postdoctoral researchers.
The Center for the Humanities brings together researchers, faculty, and students to form an engaging community of scholars at Tufts University. The Center is overseen by a board of faculty, and supported by a director and program administrator.