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Examining Humanity

The Center for the Humanities aims to deepen intellectual exchange, introduce research opportunities and increase grant collaborations between humanists and scientists by providing an avenue for dedicated collaborative research for the diverse departments that comprise the humanities.

About the Center

Fostering intellectual community

Research & Funding

Our funding programs support dynamic humanities research that endeavors to understand and change the world. Emphasizing collaboration and intellectual exchange, our programs assemble diverse scholars and engaged students in the shared pursuit of knowledge and stimulate innovative research collaboration among humanists, artists, and scientists.

Research & Funding Opportunities
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Investing in the future of the humanities

Student Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate students are an essential part of the intellectual community of our university. Discover how we support the professional and intellectual development of emerging scholars at all stages of their education.

Student Opportunities
Students engaging in opportunities
News and Announcements

News and Announcements

The first event in the Veterans Humanities Initiative featured four authors with military backgrounds.

MU launches new program for veterans

Humanities researcher Carsten Strathausen seeks to compile the ultimate database of Franz Kafka adaptations.

Upcoming Humanities Events

Support the Center

Humanities research improves lives by deepening our understanding of ourselves and each other: the individual and collective aspects of human experience, cultural heritage, and creative production. Your support will enable MU researchers—whether faculty or students—to broaden our impact through innovative public humanities projects and events, immersive educational opportunities, and community outreach to the public we serve.