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.


Spring 2015

Distinguished Writers Series

2/24 | Joshua Ferris and Helen Oyeyemi
3/11 | Dorianne Laux and Kevin Young
3/30 | Ha Jin
4/14 | Salar Abdoh and Gina Nahai


Cornille Colloquium Series

Hilton Als

"Diane Arbus in Manhattan"

Wednesday, 4/1 at 4:30pm

Spring 2015

Across the Board

Mellon Visiting Artists in Residence


Carol Dougherty Ends Term as Newhouse Director> MORE

Mark Blyth
9/28/2015, 7PM

Amitav Ghosh
9/22/2015, 4:30PM

Salman Rushdie

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