The Humanities Division is one of the four Divisions into which the activities of the University are grouped. Each Division has a Head and an elected board. The current Head is Professor Sally Shuttleworth
Sally Shuttleworth is Head of the Humanities Division at Oxford. She was educated at York, Cambridge and Harvard, before teaching English at Princeton, Leeds and Sheffield. She has appeared on Woman's Hour. -References:...
. It has received considerable praise for its work at the forefront of digitising the Humanities. It will soon be expanding into the new Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
The Radcliffe Observatory Quarter is a major University of Oxford development project in Oxford, England, in the estate of the old Radcliffe Infirmary hospital.The site, covering 10 acres is in central north Oxford...
The Division contains the following Faculties and departments:
Rothermere American Institute
The Rothermere American Institute is an institution at the University of Oxford dedicated to the interdisciplinary and comparative study of the USA. It was opened in May 2001 by US President Bill Clinton and hosts regular conferences, lectures and seminars, particularly in the fields of American...
Faculty of Classics
The Faculty of Classics, University of Oxford was founded in 2001, when the Faculty of Literae Humaniores was divided into the Faculty of Classics and the Faculty of Philosophy. It is divided into the sub-faculties of Classical Languages & Literature and Ancient History & Classical Archaeology...
Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art,
Faculty of English Language and Literature,
History of Art Department,
Faculty of History
The Faculty of History at the University of Oxford organises the teaching and research of history in the University. Medieval and Modern History has been taught at Oxford for longer than at nearly any other University. The first Regius Professor of Modern History was appointed in 1724. It is part...
Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics
The Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics is a department of the University of Oxford, headed by Aditi Lahiri. It was created in 2008, uniting the discipline which had previously been studied across a variety of other departments...
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages
The Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages at the University of Oxford, England, was established in 1903. European languages were first taught at Oxford in the 19th century. The Jesus Professorship of Celtic is the oldest of the chairs in the faculty, dating from 1877...
Faculty of Music,
Faculty of Oriental Studies,
Faculty of Philosophy
The Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, was founded in 2001. Previously it was a sub-faculty of the Faculty of Literae Humaniores . Despite this, the teaching of philosophy at Oxford dates back to mediaeval times, while the faculty can boast 150 fulltime philosophers, building on the...
Faculty of Theology,
The Voltaire Foundation is a research department of the University of Oxford, which publishes concerning areas of the 18th century, especially the French Enlightenment. It was founded by the bequest of Theodore Besterman in the 1970s and aimed to publish the definitive, scholarly edition of the...