Established with a generous gift of endowment from Eric and Jane Nord, the Baker-Nord Center is dedicated to:
• highlighting and celebrating the arts and humanities at CWRU (Art History and Art, Classics, English, History, Modern Languages and Literatures, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Theater) through public lectures, panels, performances, and special programs;
• supporting research and creative work in the arts and humanities through fellowships, grants, and symposia, as well as encouraging new and innovative directions in research and creativity, including the digital humanities;
• facilitating cross-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary collaborations among CWRU faculty and members of other cultural and educational institutions that address questions and problems of broad human interest, in and out of the academy.
The 2017 Cleveland Humanities Festival will explore from a humanistic perspective the impact of immigration across time and within our own time through a series of coordinated events, including lectures, exhibits, theatrical performances, academic symposia, tours, and films.
Presented with the generous support of:
Date posted: April 4th, 2017
Undergraduate Humanities Prize
The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities will offer a $500 prize recognizing exceptional achievement in a capstone project or senior paper in conjunction with a humanities course in the following departments: Art History, Classics, English, History, Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, or Theater. …Read more.
Date posted: November 28th, 2016
The MLK Reflection Competition seeks poetry, short stories, art, photography, music, and media as well as essays. First and Second place winners will be chosen from the categories of Written and Non-Written expression, and the awarding of Honorable Mentions will be at the discretion of the judges. …Read more.
Date posted: September 26th, 2016
Jenifer Neils, the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts in the Department of Classics, is the recipient of the 2017 Baker-Nord Center Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Humanities. …Read more.