Humanities For Everybody

Building Communities Through Knowledge

H4E Documentary

May 3rd, 2016

Humanities For Everybody Documentary

Theresa Jackson, a talented Kalamazoo filmmaker and H4E alumna, created this documentary about Humanities for Everybody (H4E). The film premiered at the end of our graduation celebration on April 19th, 2016.

The Paradise Lost Readings Video

November 3rd, 2013


On October 18th and 21st, eight Kalamazoo community and WMU volunteers read sections of Paradise Lost to promote public awareness of poetry and the timeless story captured in John Milton’s Paradise Lost poem.  Please click the arrow above to play to video!

About h4E

August 13th, 2013

Humanities for Everybody is a program of non-credit college-level courses in the humanities taught by experienced  Western Michigan University professors for the community in the Kalamazoo area.    Classes are twice a week for an hour and a half during the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014     Semesters.  Students must be prepared to read,        reflect, discuss, write, and think critically. Classes will be discussion-style, dynamic and fun!   Students selected for the program will receive free books, tuition, and supplies. There are no age, citizenship, or economic requirements for this program.

  • Rigorous university-level humanities education
  • Assistance with study skills, reading, writing, critical thinking and application preparation (e.g. GED, college, financial aid and/or scholarships) as needed
  • Increased knowledge of public institutions of learning such as community centers, libraries and museums
  • Referrals to community support resources
  • Cultivation of a peer community and support network
  • Letters of recommendation for graduates based on class performance.
  • Graduates of the program will be honored in a public graduation ceremony