Humanities Program Signature Initiatives

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Signature Initiatives

The Humanities Program organizes a wide range of extracurricular initiatives to support friendship and intellectual fellowship among the Providence College students, faculty, campus community, and beyond. These initiatives include regular Humanities Forum events, our annual Veritas Conference, leadership development opportunities, Lunches in Ray, and much more. We invite all members of our campus community to join us as we strive to build a genuine community animated by a love for the true, the good, and the beautiful. Follow the links below to explore these opportunities.

Humanities Forum

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The Humanities Forum

The signature event series of the Humanities Program, the Forum hosts regular guest lectures, debates, musical performances, panel discussions and film screenings for the entire Providence College community.

Veritas Conference

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The Annual Veritas Conference

Every Spring the Providence College Humanities Program hosts the Veritas Conference, which draws world-class intellectuals to our campus to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing our world.

Duc In Altum

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Catholic Immersion Experiences

From Oxford, England to the Moab Desert, Utah to Krakow, Poland: through our Duc in Altum Catholic culture immersion experiences, students are invited to join us on once-in-a-lifetime journeys to places of profound spiritual, intellectual, and cultural significance.

C.S. Lewis Fellowship

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The C.S. Lewis Fellowship
at Providence College

The C.S. Lewis Fellowship exists to study and advance Lewis’ thought, inside and outside the classroom, and to cultivate friendships among those who have been inspired by his writings.

Mission Mini-Grants

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Supporting Exciting Initiatives Across Campus

This joint initiative of the the Office of Mission and Ministry and the Humanities Program provides support for projects that  “provide our students with a life-changing experience that helps them to discover the harmony of faith and reason and that allows them to flourish intellectually, personally, and professionally.”

The Frederick Douglass Project

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In Pursuit of Free Discussion

The Frederick Douglass Project cultivates in students the skills of reasoned debate and persuasion necessary for a healthy and free society.