humanities

Humanities

How do people express themselves and record their experiences? The Division of Humanities at Oxford includes academic disciplines that investigate human culture—American studies, art, English, languages, music, philosophy, religion and theater.

Investigating Art and Culture

Humanities division faculty will encourage you to evaluate and appreciate your literary, artistic, philosophical and religious heritage. Our role is to help you explore what being human means by integrating classroom learning with practical experiences at Oxford and around the world. To encourage you to listen to people's stories so you can tell your own. Explore art and music so that you can create your masterpiece. Ponder the words of thought leaders so that you can choose your path.

visual arts

Art 102: Art and Architecture from the Renaissance through the Early 20th Century

Investigate aspects of major art forms in relation to the socioeconomic and political developments in Europe and the United States.

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Introduction to American Studies focuses on issues of class, ethnicity, gender, and cross-cultural studies.

American Studies 201: Introduction to American Studies

Consider the patterns of American culture as they have changed over time and explores issues of class, ethnicity, gender, and cross-cultural studies.

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death in world religions

Religion 323: Death and Dying in World Religions

Explore death through a study of religious attitudes and practices, modern therapies for the dying, ethical issues and Western and Asian theological perspectives.

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Programs of study

African American Studies

Major/Minor

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American Studies

Major/Minor

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Arabic

Major/Minor

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Art History

Major/Minor

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Chinese

Major/Minor

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Classical Civilization

Major/Minor

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Classics

Major/Minor

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English

Major/Minor

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Film Studies

Major/Minor

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French

Major/Minor

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German Studies

Major/Minor

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Greek

Major/Minor

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Latin

Major/Minor

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Music

Major/Minor

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Philosophy

Major/Minor

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Religion

Major/Minor

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Spanish

Major/Minor

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Theater Studies

Major/Minor

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Professors you'll collaborate with