The Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College creates a dynamic and cosmopolitan intellectual community that extends from Wellesley College to the wider Boston-area community and beyond. The Center hosts research fellows and visiting professors and generates an exciting and diverse array of programming and performances, including the Mary J. Cornille Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities, the Newhouse Distinguished Writers Series, the Elizabeth Jordan Lecture and Colloquium, and more.


April 22, 2014


Deep Listening Workshop | 12:30pm

Site-Specific Performance | 4:30pm

Mary L. Cornille Lecture

"Queen of the Muckrakers: The Life and Times of Jessica Mitford"

A talk by Carla Kaplan

April 17, 2014 | 4:30 pm


Spring 2014

Francesc Torres

Mellon Visiting Artist in Residence

Spring 2014

Distinguished Writers Series

2/11    Deni Béchard

3/3      Claire Messud
3/17    Elizabeth Kolbert
4/1      Chris Abani | Cristina García


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