Philosophy

Medieval Studies

Brief Description of Secondary Field

Medieval StudiesThe Committee on Medieval Studies is an interdisciplinary group of faculty who teach and study a thousand-year-long period of European, Near Eastern, and North African history and culture spanning the period between “Antiquity" (c. 1000 BCE -...

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South Asian Studies

Brief Description of Concentration

south asian studiesA concentration in South Asian Studies enables students to develop a critical understanding of the diverse cultures, histories, languages and literatures of South Asia, which includes Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri...

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Social Studies

Brief Description of Concentration

social studiesSocial Studies was founded in 1960 by a distinguished group of faculty who believed that the study of the social world requires an integration of the disciplines of history, political science, economics, sociology, and anthropology. For over...

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History & Literature

Brief Description of Concentration

students and faculty of hist and litHarvard’s oldest concentration, History & Literature is an interdisciplinary humanities program where you work closely with outstanding faculty in small-group and one-on-one tutorials. Beyond these tutorials...

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East Asian Studies

Brief Description of Concentration

east asian studiesThe concentration in East Asian Studies seeks to develop a critical understanding of the human experience in East Asia. To study East Asia is to be exposed to a world with different forms of political activity and social...

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Comparative Literature

Brief Description of Concentration

booksComparative literature is the department for students who want to cross boundaries -- between languages, between cultures, between disciplines. We welcome students who are interested in studying literature in more than one national and linguistic...

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Classics

Brief Description of Concentration

Classics - StatueThe study of the Classics is an interdisciplinary enterprise involving critical engagement with the literature, art, material culture, and history of the Greco-Roman world. A concentration in the Classics equips students with all the tools...

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