Watch our latest video, exploring Sonya Clark's exhibition.

Examine change and transformation during our Year of Conversions.

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Energize the arts.

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Embrace challenging topics.


Engage the undergraduate mind.


Investigate the latest on digital humanities.


Strengthen faculty and graduate student research.


The Institute for the Humanities is a center for innovative, collaborative study in the humanities and arts. Each year we provide fellowships for Michigan faculty, graduate students, and visiting scholars who work on interdisciplinary projects. We also offer a wide array of public and scholarly events, including weekly talks, public lectures, conferences, art exhibits, and performances.

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APPLY: 2016-17 U-M Faculty & Graduate Student Fellowship Application Forms

READ: Open-access version of Sidonie Smith's Manifesto for the Humanities

WATCH: Our Year of Conversions Trailer