Showcasing the scholars, artists, exhibitions, and events of our 2014-15 Year of Life Writing.
An impressionistic portrait of artist Frank Born painting portraits of U-M poets.
Highlights from the first half of our 2014-15 Year of Life Writing
Shani Peters talks about her project at Michigan.
A special (effects) portrait.
U-M faculty on the work of Alison Bechdel.
Highlights from Keckler's Jan. 2014 Living Room Series performance.
Artist Jen Davis talks about the Eleven Years exhibition.
Walk the streets of Ann Arbor with visiting artist Ramiro Gomez.
Artist Jennifer Karady talks about her ongoing project and Institute for the Humanities exhibition.
Chris Hyndman talks about his work as well as his exhibition at the Institute for the Humanities.
The making of the Obscura Primavera exhibition catalog in Medellin, Colombia.
View the video that was part of South African artist Mary Sibande's installation.
2013 Jill S. Harris Memorial Lecture
Preview of our exhibit State of Exception: Richard Barnes, Jason De León, Amanda Krugliak.
A brief look at the "interview" portion of the State of Exception: Richard Barnes, Jason De León, Amanda Krugliak exhibit video component. Video by Richard Barnes and Amanda Krugliak, produced by Sharad Patel.
A brief look at the "landscape" portion of the State of Exception: Richard Barnes, Jason De León, Amanda Krugliak exhibit video component. Video by Richard Barnes, produced by Sharad Patel.
2013 Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecutre
Nigel Poor Exhibition
Canan Tolon Exhibition
Charles Atlas Exhibition
2012 Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture
Mark Dion Exhibition
Digital Scholarly Communication
With Geri Allen
"Engaging the Humanities from the Inside"
David Chung Exhibition
Recordings of the conversations between authors featured at our Author's Forum events.
Beginning in Fall 2008, we have videotaped our Brown Bag lectures. We invite you to "attend" talks you missed, or to revisit ones you heard before.
Frank Provenzano, U-M News Service, interviews Uwem Akpan about his 2009 book of short stories, Say You're One of Them.
The University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities explores the issue of the colonial archive in relation to that of the colonial museum in the conference “Archive, Museum, and the Safe House of Language.”
Professor Joan W. Scott, Institute for Advanced Study, presented the 2009 Marc & Constance Jacobson Lecture.
A conversation with artist Richard Barnes and curator Amanda Krugliak.
Our 2009 "Talk Show Democracy" conference examined TV news, Internet blogs, newspaper editorials and other features of the information media. Continue the exploration here as you view video recordings of the conference lectures.
A prize to nurture promising young scholars was established by Cody Engle, former Chair of our Board of Visitors.
Barbara Stafford delivered the 2008 Marc and Constance Jacobson Lecture.
Fellow of the Month: Philip Deloria