Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society

Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society

Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society

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A Call to Community

"A community is the mental and spiritual condition of knowing that the place is shared, and that the people who share the place define and limit the possibilities of each other's lives. It is the knowledge that people have of each other, their concern for each other, their trust in each other, the freedom with which they come and go among themselves." ~ Wendell Berry, The Long Legged House (1969)

 

About Us

The Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society (CCHS) offers a variety of programs, some focused internally on faculty research, but many designed to appeal to the public and to help make the University a cultural center for the city and the Commonwealth.

CCHS is one of six Humanities Centers worldwide to be awarded a Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes grant, which we will use to establish the first consortium of humanities centers and departments across Kentucky’s public universities. To read more about “Humanities as the Common Wealth of Kentucky,”click here.

 

Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society

Stevenson Hall, 4th Floor

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

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