The Institute for Humanities Research

The Beauty of Blue Sky Thinking

Institute for Humanities Research

Our Mission: The Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) promotes inter- and cross-disciplinary research among faculty and students that help increase humanities impact, while also facilitating innovative research contributions to—and engaging industry, government, and community in—the real-world problems of our times.

About Us

IHR Staff

Nicole Anderson | Director of IHR
Ron Broglio | Associate Director of IHR
Victoria Day | Assistant to the Director
Caden Gillespie | Business Ops Manager
Mina Lajevardi | Marketing & Comms Specialist, Sr.
Jacob Henry Leveton | Program Coordinator

IHR Programming

IHR Book Award & Lecture
Joseph Pugliese
October 4, 3:30 - 5:30 PM Register

Lennard J. Davis,
"Biocultural Myths about the Poor"
October 12, 11:30 AM - 1 PM Register

"Humanities Hacks" Nicole Anderson
and Ron Broglio
October 20, 11 AM - 12 PM Register

Symposium: "Never Not in Crisis:
Forms of Calamity in Catastrophic Times"
Penelope Papailias: Keynote Speaker
"Future Relics of a Damaged Planet"
October 26, 4:30 - 6 PM Register

IHR Events Calendar

IHR Online

The Futures of Democracy podcast series

Presented by AZ PBS and launching on March 30

IHR Streamed/Recorded Content

IHR Newsletter

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Humanities Events

Sport Humanities/IHR co-sponsored event
with Kelcey Ervick, 
Author of "The Keeper" 
Title IX and women's soccer
October 5 Register

Blue Humanities, Sir Jonathan Bate
Rights of Nature & Crime of Ecocide
October 13  Register

Humanities Week
October 17 - 22 Register

EHI Distinguished Lecture:
Jorge Marcone Register
October 19, 4:30-6 pm