Energize the arts.
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.
Our Year of Conversions: Watch the Trailer
- Institute for the Humanities director Sidonie Smith honored with Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award October 5, 2015
- U-M launching major humanities initiative focused on collaboration October 1, 2015
- State of Exception exhibition at ArtPrize featured in Detroit Free Press September 28, 2015
Video Installation by Doug Hall 09/08/2015 - 10/09/2015; 9:00AM - 5:00PM
- Julie Rae Powers: A Coal Miner's Daughter Revisited
Pop-Up Exhibition 09/08/2015 - 10/26/2015; 9:00AM - 5:00PM
- State of Exception at ArtPrize
09/23/2015 - 10/11/2015;