Critical, speculative, and all about the human condition. Humanities at the University of North Dakota include the departments of: American Indian Studies, English, History, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, Philosophy & Religion.
Examining society and the relationships between individuals, Social Sciences look for patterns of behavior using qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research methodologies. The Division of Social Sciences at the University of North Dakota includes the departments of: Anthropology, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Criminal Justice Studies, Geography, Psychology, Sociology.
The Department of Theatre Arts strives to promote integration of the creative arts for the campus, Scene from Much Ado About Nothingcommunity and region by fostering a climate of creativity and cultural enrichment.
The University of North Dakota Department of Theatre Arts faculty and students came away with a number of awards and honors, including a certificate of merit for their original production of My Generation, at the recent Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region V in Lincoln, Nebraska. The My Generation cast, band and crew received the honor for the 2012 production, which was conceived and directed by UND faculty member Emily Cherry. Working with choreographer Ali Angelone, musical director Anne Christopherson and the cast, Cherry also supervised the creation and writing of the show. The UND production of My Generation held the prestigious honor of being an invited festival production and presented it on Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the Lied Center on the campus of the University of Lincoln-Nebraska to more than 2,000 college and university students and faculty.