The Newhouse Center supports all forms of the humanities on campus, including residential fellowships for scholars and artists, faculty collaborations, innovative programming, and outreach to students. The work of our collaborative community demonstrates how the study and practice of humanities actively transforms the world.
Wellesley's Newhouse Center for the Humanities
The Newhouse Center fellows’ community consists of Wellesley faculty on sabbatical, Wellesley summer fellows, three to five scholars and artists from outside the College, and the undergraduate fellows of the Mellon Mays program.
Author and environmental media scholar Hunter Vaughan examines the environmental effects of filmmaking, from Hollywood classics to the digital era, considering how popular screen media shape and reflect our understanding of the natural world.