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Due to continuing attendance limits on in-person gatherings, events scheduled for the Autumn 2020 term are very likely to be hosted as virtual offerings only. We encourage potential attendees to confirm the status of events directly with organizers.

Recent News

June 17, 2020

The Humanities Institute is pleased to announce grants received by two of its centers from the recent COVID-19 Special Grants Initiative through the Global Arts and Humanities Discovery Theme…

April 2, 2020

Documenting religion during COVID-19

The American Religious Sounds Project (ARSP) recently launched a new crowd-sourced initiative seeking to document what…

January 10, 2020


February 5, 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Thompson Library Multipurpose Room, 165

Please save the date: U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Billy Collins will be here on campus to deliver the…

July 15, 2019

It is with profound sadness that I must share the news that Christian Zacher passed away on July 2.  Chris was the founder in 1998 of the Institute for Collaborative Research…

People Directory

Director, Melton Center for Jewish Studies; Professor, Department of Philosophy
Katherine Borland
Director, Center for Folklore Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Studies
Jian Chen Program Director, Asian American Studies; Assistant Professor, Department of English; Affiliated Faculty, Sexuality Studies, Asian American Studies, Film Studies, Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Fred Andrle
Institute Associate