Loyola University Maryland

Center for the Humanities

Programs

Ongoing Major Programs Funded by the Center

  • Cardin Programs
  • The Honors Program: The Honors Program, which receives half of its funding from the Center, offers an academic curriculum designed to enrich and complement the academic experience inherent in a Loyola education, along with a wide range of activities, including numerous cultural experiences off campus.
  • Humanities Symposium: The Humanities Symposium links a series of intellectual and cultural events (lectures, films, fine arts activities) to a single text and theme each year. The chosen text is typically included in 40 or more courses and thus becomes the basis for a campus-wide discussion which is both interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary. A Symposium Week includes multi-class discussion of the symposium text during regularly scheduled class periods, and culminates in a keynote address. The keynote speakers for past symposia have included CORE co-founder James Farmer, as well as Nobel laureates Elie Wiesel, Czeslaw Milosz, and Toni Morrison.
  • The Big Dig
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