Experience the life of the mind.

An annual October tradition since 1980, Humanities Day invites curious thinkers into the classrooms of the University of Chicago to hear a variety of tours, performances, discussions, and lectures from the award-winning faculty of the Division of the Humanities.

Choose from more than 30 presentations over three sessions that represent all the academic departments of the Humanities Division. The day’s programming also includes a keynote address by a senior faculty member selected by the Dean of the Division.

Ready to learn more? Register today.


Humanities Day 2016 is made possible by the generous support of the Visiting Committee to the Division of the Humanities at the University of Chicago. 

Additional support is provided by the UChicago Department of Chemistry, Office of the Reynolds Club and Student Activities, Oriental Institute, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Seminary Co-op Bookstores, and the Smart Museum of Art.