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Explore the diverse genres, media, and politics of life storytelling.

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Embrace challenging topics.


Engage the undergraduate mind.


Energize the arts.


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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