Engage the undergraduate mind.
Explore questions at the heart of emergent topics.
Investigate the latest on digital humanities.
Embrace challenging topics.
Strengthen faculty and graduate student research.
Energize the arts.
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.
- U-M President Mary Sue Coleman co-authors Washington Post article on important role of the humanities November 18, 2013
- Former Helmut F. Stern Fellow Donald Lopez co-authors landmark dictionary about Buddhism November 6, 2013
- “The Humanities Matter!” Infographic outlines the importance of the humanities July 23, 2013
- The Survival of Art
09/20/2013 - 12/20/2013;
- Thicket: An Exhibition by Lily Cox-Richard
11/21/2013 - 01/10/2014;
- Author's Forum Presents: Translation for Vulnerable Times: Homer's Iliad and Virgil's Aeneid: A Reading and Discussion with Translators Stanley Lombardo and Sarah Ruden