Institute for the Humanities

  1. October 25, 2023

    How do we remember? Let us count the ways

    U-M is driving an in-depth, cross-disciplinary audit of its campus: the land it sits upon, the historical figures it commemorates and how the campus community remembers.

  2. May 3, 2023

    Institute for the Humanities names fellows for summer, 2023-24

    The Institute for the Humanities has announced the lecturers, faculty members and graduate students who will be fellow either in summer 2023 or during the 2023-24 academic year.

  3. January 24, 2023

    First-ever AR art exhibition on view at Humanities Gallery

    An augmented reality art exhibition, “Traces,” from Camila Magrane, is on view at U-M’s Institute for the Humanities Gallery, using cell phones or tablets to explore the full story of the art on the gallery walls.

  4. May 24, 2022

    Institute for the Humanities names faculty, graduate student fellows

    Seven U-M lecturers and tenure-track faculty members have received 2022 summer fellowships at the Institute for the Humanities.

  5. September 27, 2021

    Detroit artist explores connections between Black men, rock pigeons

    The work of Detroit-based multidisciplinary artist Rashaun Rucker is featured  in “Never Free To Rest,” a new exhibition on view until Oct. 15 at the Institute for the Humanities Gallery.

  6. June 30, 2021

    ‘Daisy Chain’ explores artists’ post-pandemic perspectives

    “Daisy Chain,” a new video zine by the Institute for the Humanities Gallery, is presented as a compilation of short vignettes documenting the candid and illuminating perspectives of nine national and regional artists as the world opens back up.

  7. April 19, 2021

    Institute for the Humanities names fellows for summer and 2021-22

    Eight U-M lecturers and tenure-track faculty members have received 2021 summer fellowships at the Institute for the Humanities.

  8. April 1, 2021

    Poetry Blast includes outdoor exhibition, video readings, prompts

    Throughout April, the Institute for the Humanities is featuring “Poetry Blast,” a multi-platform celebration of poetry with outdoor displays, daily video poems, and the opportunity people to submit their own work.

  9. March 2, 2021

    Exploring ‘public,’ ‘private’ boundaries through a SWANA teen’s eyes

    At first glance, artist Yasmine Nasser Diaz’s installation in the U-M Institute for the Humanities Gallery looks like a typical teenager’s bedroom. Look a little closer, and a more complex story emerges.

  10. November 10, 2020

    Mural, exhibition celebrates labor of Black women in America

    “Watch Me Work — Portraits of Self,” a new public art installation by Detroit artist Sydney James at U-M’s Institute for the Humanities Gallery, honors and celebrates the labor of Black women.