Humanities Institute

The Humanities Institute is made up of the Center for Ethnic Studies, the Center for Folklore Studies, the Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, the Center for the Study of Religion, the Melton Center for Jewish Studies, and the Humanities Collaboratory.

Humanities Without Walls Grand Research Challenge

 Applications Due November 15, 2022

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Upcoming Events

February 8, 2023
198 Hagerty Hall
February 9, 2023
18th Avenue Library 3rd Floor (Colloquial Space)

Recent News

January 5, 2023

The centers of the Humanities Institute offer a number of scholarships, awards and other funding opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students throughout the academic year. Deadlines are…

November 30, 2022

Congratulations to the Program Director of American Indian Studies and Associate Professor Elissa Washuta for her essay, “Drinking Story,” (originally titled “How Do I…

November 17, 2022

Congratulations to the recipients of the Center for Ethnic Studies' Autumn Student Travel and Research Grants! They received a record number of applications over this grant cycle, all an…

October 20, 2022

 The Humanities Institute invites your proposals for collaborative interdisciplinary working groups. Under the auspices of our Collaboratory, we offer some funding, meeting space, publicity, and…

People Directory

Katherine Borland
Director, Center for Folklore Studies; Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Studies
Graduate Research Associate, Center for the Study of Religion
Interim Archivist, Center for Folklore Studies; Lecturer, Department of Comparative Studies
Director, Melton Center for Jewish Studies; Professor, Department of Philosophy