• Visiting Speakers

    Each semester, the Heyman Center welcomes dozens of prominent academics, critics, authors, journalists, artists, and performers from around the world.  These visiting speakers participate in conferences and deliver lectures that are generally free and open to the public.

  • Fellows

    Each year, the Heyman Center provides support to a variety of fellows.  HCH-supported fellows include: The Heyman Center Fellows, a cohort of senior faculty, junior faculty, and advanced graduate students at Columbia who meet regularly and receive support to advance their work-in-progress; Public Humanities Fellows, who receive support in partnership with the New York Council for the Humanities; and the members of the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, for which the Heyman Center provides offices and other sources of support.

  • Staff

    Our staff carries out the programming, business, communications and marketing, and administrative functions of the Heyman Center at its East Campus offices.

People

Spotlight On

Joy Connolly

Provost and Senior Vice President, Classics

The Graduate Center, CUNY

Visiting Speakers

Joy Connolly is the provost and senior vice president at the Graduate Center. As the institution’s chief academic officer, she ensures the quality and performance of all degree-granting programs.  Her current priorities include opening up the Graduate Center to larger numbers of the public, including master’s students, who seek access to the Graduate Center’s intellectual strengths; developing creative non-degree programs; strengthening global partnerships; lifting the Graduate Center’s distinctive public-facing profile; and fostering innovation and experimentation in graduate education. 

Full Listing of All Affiliates and Guests

View a full listing of all recent affiliates of the Heyman Center
(including faculty, postdoctoral scholars, visiting speakers, staff, and governing board members)