*Humanities Commons - the network for people working in the humanities

Welcome to Humanities Commons, the sharing and collaboration network for people working in and around the humanities. Discover the latest open-access scholarship and teaching materials, make interdisciplinary connections, build a WordPress Web site, and increase the impact of your work by sharing it in the repository

Humanities Commons is a trusted, nonprofit network where humanities scholars can create a professional profile, discuss common interests, develop new publications, and share their work. The Humanities Commons network is open to anyone.

Humanities Commons is a project of the office of scholarly communication at the Modern Language Association. Its development was generously funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon FoundationHumanities Commons is based on the open-source Commons-in-a-Box project of the City University of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center and is an expansion of the MLA’s MLA Commons, which launched in January 2013. The founding partner societies of Humanities Commons are the Association for Jewish Studies; the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies; and the College Art Association. 

The network also features an open-access repository, the Commons Open Repository ExchangeCORE allows users to preserve their research and increase its reach by sharing it across disciplinary, institutional, and geographic boundaries. Developed in partnership with Columbia University’s Center for Digital Research and ScholarshipCORE is underwritten by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Office of Digital Humanities.


Professional Network
Resource category: 
Organizations / Lists of organizations
CEU department specific: 
Center for Eastern Mediterranean Studies
Center for Religious Studies
Department of Gender Studies
Department of History
Department of Medieval Studies
Department of Philosophy
Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
Art and Culture
Education & Research
Professional field: 
Education: Academia / Higher Education