Welcome to the Division of Arts and Humanities. This division reports
to the Office of the Provost.
Arts and Humanities
encompasses the core liberal arts tradition at Queens College. Our aim
is not only to introduce students to the best of what has been said and
thought for over three thousand years, but also to encourage students to become
creators themselves. The languages and literatures of contemporary Asia
as well as the roots of the West in ancient Greece and Rome, the glories
of the European and American novel, the latest masterpieces of
world cinema, linguistics and the visual and performing arts--all can be
studied in exciting programs with dynamic teachers who contribute to
the culture of our time.
An education in Arts and Humanities is still the last best chance for
people in our society to discover the life of the mind as an active
challenge and a rich historical legacy, as well as a chance to develop a
personal sense of one's own greatest mental capacity.