Humanities Without Walls

aims to create new avenues for collaborative research, teaching, and the production of scholarship in the humanities, forging and sustaining areas of inquiry that cannot be created or maintained without cross-institutional cooperation.


Summer Bridge Program

Make an impact using your humanities training this summer. Support a community organization in Champaign-Urbana. Learn new skills and explore new career paths.

Meet 2024 Bridge Students

Grand Research Challenge

Reciprocal & Redistributive Research 

HWW’s third Grand Research Challenge required applicants to build a commitment to methodologies of reciprocity and redistribution into their project design. 

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Career Diversity Workshop

Held annually from 2015 to 2023, the workshop was a multi-week, interactive experience for nearly 230 PhD students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences interested to explore diverse careers.

Building 2023 Workshop Workshop Fellows Reflect