“The term ‘humanities’ includes, but is not limited to, the study and interpretation of the following: language, both modern and classical; linguistics; literature; history; jurisprudence; philosophy; archaeology; comparative religion; ethics; the history, criticism and theory of the arts; those aspects of social sciences which have humanistic content and employ humanistic methods; and the study and application of the humanities to the human environment with particular attention to reflecting our diverse heritage, traditions, and history and to the relevance of the humanities to the current conditions of national life.”

National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, 1965, as amended (the U. S. Congressional Act that created the National Endowment for the Humanities)

 


Fields of study

 

Communication Studies

Communication Studies

Government Studies

Government Studies

Languages

Languages

Music

Music

Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy


Research and Innovation

Population and Health

Indigenous Language Media in Africa

Unit for Languages and Literature in the SA Context

Centre for Text Technology (CTexT)

Social Transformation

Musical Arts in South Africa: Resources and Applications

Visual Narratives (VINCO)

Understanding and Processing Langauge in Complex Settings

OPTENTIA

Centre for Translation Studies