Humanities at Hertog

Dostoevsky’s Demons

Study Dostoevsky's great novel on the nature, logic, and social origins of revolutionary politics.

Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

Revisit the quarrel between "the ancients and the moderns" and reflect on human nature with Swift's Gulliver's Travels.

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Study this monumental work on race, identity, and citizenship in America by Ralph Ellison.

Saul Bellow’s Ravelstein

Reflect on a novel rich with themes of politics, philosophy, religion, love, friendship, and death.

Coming soon: Summer 2021 Programs

Political Studies & Summer Courses

Study the theory and practice of politics in the heart of the nation’s capital.

War Studies Program

Learn the theory, practice, organization, and control of war and military forces.

Humanities at Hertog

Dostoevsky’s Demons

Study Dostoevsky's great novel on the nature, logic, and social origins of revolutionary politics.

Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

Revisit the quarrel between "the ancients and the moderns" and reflect on human nature with Swift's Gulliver's Travels.

Saul Bellow’s Ravelstein

Reflect on a novel rich with themes of politics, philosophy, religion, love, friendship, and death.

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

Study this monumental work on race, identity, and citizenship in America by Ralph Ellison.

Our Alumni

Hannah Carrese

Hannah Carrese


Political Studies Program

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Caleb Orr

Caleb Orr


Advanced Institutes

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Harleen Gambhir

Harleen Gambhir


War Studies Program

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Stefan Johnson

Stefan Johnson


Political Studies Program

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