Humanities Resources

Penn Humanities Departments, Programs, and Centers

Academic Departments

Africana Studies


Cinema & Media Studies

Classical Studies

East Asian Languages & Civilizations


Francophone, Italian, and Germanic Studies


History and Sociology of Science

History of Art



Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations


Religious Studies

Russian and East European Studies

South Asia Studies

Spanish and Portuguese


Programs and Centers 

Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy

Asian American Studies

Center for the Advanced Study of India

Center for Africana Studies

Center for Ancient Studies

Center for East Asian Studies

Center for Experimental Ethnography

Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies

Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing

Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies

Center for the Study of Contemporary China

Center for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Immigration

Global Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies

Italian Studies

James Joo-Jin Kim Program in Korean Studies

Jewish Studies Program

Kelly Writers House

McNeil Center for Early American Studies

Middle East Center

Native American & Indigenous Studies 

Penn Cultural Heritage Center

Penn Language Center

Penn Program in Environmental Humanities

Penn Program on Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Penn Program on Race, Science, and Society

Price Lab for Digital Humanities

Program in Comparative Literature & Literary Theory

South Asia Center

Theatre Arts Program

Wolf Humanities Center



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