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.


Fall 2014

Rashaun Mitchell and Silas Riener

Mellon Visiting Artists in Residence

reveal | dance performance 9/19

Fall 2014

Distinguished Writers Series

10/7 | Colson Whitehead
10/27 | Nathalie Handal and Robin Robertson
11/11 | Etgar Keret and Benjamin Percy
12/1 | Zadie Smith


Elizabeth Turner Jordan '59 Lecture


Enact our Metropolis!  

Adventures in the Brave New World of Public Art Actions

11/17/14 at 4:30pm

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