Embrace challenging topics.
Explore questions at the heart of emergent 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.
- Former fellow Uwem Akpan writes "Spain '82: My First World Cup" for The New Yorker blog July 9, 2014
- The New York Times quoted institute fellow Marc Clague about the history of “The Star-Spangled Banner” June 30, 2014
- Six U-M projects granted seed funding through The Global Midwest initiative of Humanities Without Walls June 4, 2014