The Humanities Project fosters new interdisciplinary humanistic projects among faculty and students at the
University of Rochester. Learn more about the projects and the exciting line-up of speakers, films, symposia,
courses, conferences, panels and performances that were selected for the 2006-07 academic year.
Since 1986 the Susan B. Anthony Institute has offered an interdisciplinary program in women's studies, to address curricular and scholarly issues important for understanding the role of women in contemporary society.
The Frederick Douglass Institute has served as an interdisciplinary center, with its focus on the social sciences, though not excluding the humanities and the natural sciences. It was established to promote African and African-American studies at the University.
The Center maintains a core collection of about six thousand primary texts and reference works in all areas of British and American literature, with special holdings in the works of the Elizabethan dramatists.
The Center conducts research and provides intervention and treatment toward promoting mental health in children, preventing child maltreatment, and fostering positive relationships between parents and their children.
Music, science, and engineering play pivotal roles in the University of Rochester and in the broader Rochester community. The Music and Sound Initiative is a collaboration between Arts, Sciences, and Engineering, and the Eastman School of Music and serves as a focal point for enhancing and expanding research programs that span these disciplines.
The Warner Center supports the development, implementation, and research of innovative approaches to education reform. The center is currently working in the areas of literacy, early childhood, evaluation, mathematics, history, inclusion, counseling, and technology.