The Humanities Center provides a physical home as well as intellectual, financial, and organizational support for students, faculty, and staff who wish to come together to participate in humanistic inquiry, understood in the broadest possible terms.
The purpose of the Africana Studies Program is to engender in Lehigh students an intellectual appreciation of the life and culture of people of African descent worldwide, especially in the United States, thereby enriching the Lehigh curriculum and increasing the relevance of a Lehigh education to a culturally diverse society and world. In the best tradition of a liberal arts education, Africana Studies expands all Lehigh students’ critical understanding of their own heritage in interaction with other cultures.
The Berman Center for Jewish Studies, founded in 1984, is celebrating its silver anniversary with a series of educational and cultural events. Our Anniversary Celebration booklet gives a summary of our accomplishments during our first 25 years.
Launched in the fall of 2009, the Center is an intellectual community committed to the study of Islamic civilization. With the support of a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CGIS promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research designed to take Islamic Studies into and beyond the classroom by offering students, faculty and the broader community a variety of forums for dialogue, debate and experiential learning.
Each year for the past eighteen, Lehigh University has published The Lehigh Review, an entirely student-produced journal of the arts and sciences. Each issue contains some of the best scholarly writing by Lehigh undergraduates.
Thanks to a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, the Religion Studies department has received a grant of $50,000. This grant will be used to fund a three-day annual residency for a visiting scholar every fall semester, the Alice Eckardt Scholar-in-Residence program.
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) is an interdisciplinary field of academic inquiry that critically examines the diverse realities of women's and men's lives and the ways in which gender, sexuality, and power differentials shape human lives and human societies.
Every student leaving college and entering the workforce – the world – should have a fundamental understanding of globalization. Such understanding will give students crucial knowledge and skills that will set them apart in this new world and help them succeed in an increasingly globalized context.
The Asian Studies program provides undergraduates in any college within Lehigh an opportunity to acquire a systematic knowledge of Asia, specifically East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific. The program focuses on the rich historical and cultural heritage of the countries of Asia.