the new PAL/FHI Seminars on Concepts, Figures, and Art Forms.

(1) The Contemporary Novel 

(2) Whose Kafka?


Keep an eye open for announcements of their events throughout the year!

Events will include:

These seminars have been developed to honor the humanities’ commitment to historically based knowledge. They will convene throughout the academic year 2014/15, beginning in the fall semester.

The “Concepts, Figures, Art Forms” collaboration between PAL and FHI is a central element of a new series of FHI Seminars in Historical, Global, and Emerging Humanities, a 3-year initiative generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation concerned with the state and direction of the humanities in the light of the interdisciplinary developments of recent decades. For more information, please see: