Humanities at Hiram


Students studying the humanities are prepared for rewarding careers, challenging graduate school experiences, and rich personal lives.

The humanities are at the heart of human culture. Humanities students gain a deep knowledge and appreciation for literature, languagues, history and new ways of thinking. Through writing assistantships, study abroad trips, research opportunities and programming at Centers of Distinction, students have plenty of opportunities to expand their knowledge beyond the classroom.

Center for Literature and Medicine

The center integrates the study of humanities and health care through interdisciplinary programs, specialized courses, summer symposia, presentations in the arts and engagement with visiting scholars.

Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing & Literature

Through the center, students can enhance their skills in specialized coursework, workshops with visiting writers, literary competitions. and working alongside faculty to get their pieces published.

Study Abroad

Students can choose from a number of overseas programs led by Hiram faculty. Recent trips have focused on religious studies in Bhutan, literature and architecture in the United Kingdom, and Spanish language and literature in Peru.

Student Organizations

Hiram College has more than 60 registered student clubs and organizations. The History Club, Spanish Club and Medieval Society may be of interest to students studying the humanities.

Hands-On Learning

Hiram encourages students to gain practical experience. History students engage in studying history in the field. Strong writers are invited to complete writing assistantships and are encouraged to submit their work to external conferences and publications.

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