• Humanities Day attendees tour on-campus museums.
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  • Humanities Day attendees intently listen to the presenters from the Division of the Humanities.
  • Humanities Day attracts about 1,000 attendees from the Chicago community.

Performances. Tours. Lectures.

Join us on Saturday, October 20 for 30+ presentations by some of the world’s leading scholars in art, literature, language, philosophy, music, and more.



What does humanities scholarship look like?

Humanities Day, an annual tradition at the University of Chicago since 1980, celebrates the humanities with free discussions, tours, performances, and lectures featuring the latest research of our award-winning faculty in the Division of the Humanities.