Students in the School of Arts and Humanities enjoy a variety of opportunities to conduct research with their distinguished faculty. It’s a great way to dive deeply into the subject and also develops skills that can be used in any discipline. More about Undergraduate Research
Keene State’s award-winning faculty are focused on the success of our students. No over-sized classes. No graduate lecturers. Our faculty are teachers and scholars, mentors and colleagues. More about It All Starts With Great Teaching
You’ll find them around the country and around the world, and in every career track. They were motivated and inspired by our faculty and they are driven by Keene State’s motto: Enter to learn – go forth to serve. They are making a difference and they are proud of it. More about Alumni Make a Difference
Two dozen students in Assistant Professor of Communication Jamie Landau’s Health Communication and Public Culture class got some valuable experience when they created ad campaigns for local non-profit organizations. More about Real World Experience
Areas of Study
Explores the politics, literature, and popular culture of the past to illuminate the total American experience.
The first four-year BA degree in the U.S. examines both the Holocaust and the broader topic of genocide. Students may spend a semester at the Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University in Poland.
The Cohen Center is much more than a resource center, though that is how it began in 1983. The Center is located at Keene State College in rural New Hampshire. We are charged by our founder, [Dr. Charles Hildebrandt] "To Remember…and to Teach." Rooted in the College’s public liberal arts mission, the Cohen Center is a leading educational center devoted to the memory and study of the Holocaust and genocide.
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Keene State College offers an exciting year-round venue for the arts and a vibrant teaching facility for the visual and performing arts.
Spectacular music, theater, and dance come to the Redfern Arts Center each year creating unforgettable artistic encounters for the campus and the community. Hosting internationally renowned artists, emerging young talent, and Keene State’s own student and faculty performers, the Redfern is the region’s premiere performance venue. The Redfern’s expanded outreach programs and community partnerships create an unparalleled resource for the community and beyond and support the College’s departments of music, theatre, dance, and art. More
For over twenty years, the Keene State College Film Society has been screening contemporary, classic, Hollywood, and art house films at the Putnam Arts Lecture Hall at Keene State College. Films are shown year round in a fully equipped venue that includes Dolby Digital Sound. The active schedule of screenings provides a first quality cinematic experience at a reasonable price. More
The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery at Keene State College is a prominent focal point for the visual arts in New Hampshire’s Monadnock Region. The Thorne features a schedule of exhibitions of national and international importance and showcases the work of local artists and Keene State College faculty and students. The museum’s permanent collection is dedicated to collecting and preserving the art of the 19th-century artists who were inspired by Mount Monadnock and formed the renowned Dublin Art Colony. The collection also includes many contemporary works by Jules Olitski, Fritz Scholder, Robert Mapplethorpe, and George Rickey. More
The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery at Keene State will kick off its spring exhibitions with a free, public opening reception party with live music by Signals Over the Air on April 13 at 5 pm . Two new exhibitions will be on display. A showcase of work created by 16 Keene State…
Keene State College English Professor Kirsti Sandy , who is currently serving as interim associate dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, is the winner of the 2017 Monadnock Essay Collection Prize from Bauhan Publishing.
Journalist and essayist Andrew Merton judged the 2017 contest, which drew entries from across…
During her senior year at Keene State, Elizabeth Gallacher ’17 set out to undertake a series of paintings of the nude female figure. She turned to the model whose poses she captured in her artwork to set the tone.
“Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, ages, and cultures,” Gallacher wrote…