The Institute for Humanities Research at Arizona State University

The Institute for Humanities Research supports scholarship exploring human thought, expression and experience, and addressing many of the central challenges facing all of us. ASU humanities scholars of culture, language, literature, the arts, film, media, history, philosophy and religion work within their disciplines and in collaboration with scientists, social scientists, artists and others to advance research that makes a difference in the world.

Fund your research

The IHR's funding programs promote excellence and innovation in humanities scholarship at Arizona State University. The IHR encourages faculty from humanities disciplines, often in partnership with faculty from other fields, to take advantage of funded research opportunities. To further support faculty in the humanities, the IHR, in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has a team of experts to assist faculty in applying for external grants and fellowships.

Participate in our programs

By facilitating collaboration among scholars in the humanities, social sciences and sciences, the IHR's programs expose faculty in many fields to what humanities research is, how it operates and why it's important. These programs bring ASU faculty together with faculty of other disciplines and with scholars across the world.

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Recent news

May 8, 2019
Arizona State University Associate Professor Heather Switzer and alumna Anastasia Todd are using the power of narrative to break the current framework of what it means to be a young woman with a...
April 21, 2019
The ASU Undergraduate Research Symposium will take place on Tuesday, April 23, from noon to 2 p.m.
April 17, 2019
MyChoice will help student survivors make informed decisions based on the options available to them.
March 28, 2019
White supremacists, misogynists and alt-right groups have coalesced into an online community, known as the “Red Pill,” that co-opts classical Greek and Roman texts to support their racist and sexist...

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Initiatives

Our initiatives promote cross-disciplinary research that examines essential and timely topics.

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Funding

Start your next humanities research project with support from the IHR.

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