The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities
New: Resources for Teachers
Ping Moments: Professors and Fellows of the Institute speak with their colleagues about how the humanities have engaged with plagues in the past, exploring how famous pandemics have appeared in history, literature, and drama.
About the Ping Institute
The Ping Institute follows the definition of the humanities embodied in the act that established the National Endowment for the Humanities. According to this definition, the humanities include, but are not limited to, the study of the following disciplines: history, philosophy, languages; linguistics; literature; archaeology; juris prudence; the history, theory, and criticism of the arts; ethics, comparative religions; and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches.