Karen Kinoshita is retiring from the University on October 6, 2020. For the many faculty, students, staff, and visitors who have passed through the IAS, Karen has been the first person they encountered at the Institute. The IAS’s reputation for being a welcoming and supportive place is in no small way thanks to Karen, who joined the staff in December 2005, three months after the IAS first opened its doors.
The Humanities Without Walls initiative has been awarded a $5 million grant renewal from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
The Institute for Advanced Study is coordinating proposals from the University of Minnesota for the new Mellon Just Futures Initiative. Grants of up to $5 million for 2–3 years are available.
The Institute for Advanced Study invites applications for a two-year appointment for an early-career scholar as part of the Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Join the IAS on Thursday afternoons for our eclectic, wide-ranging, discussion series designed for scholars from all walks of life.
Due to COVID-19, this season’s events will be held virtually*, via Zoom. All events will take place at 3:30 p.m. Additional details about each event, including Zoom registration details, can be found on our events calendar.