Welcome to the Institute for Advanced Study

Since 1981, the Institute for Advanced Study has been Indiana University’s leading center for the pursuit of new knowledge and new directions of inquiry in all fields of study. With gifts from friends and alumni and the support of the Office of the Vice-Provost for Research, the Institute has contributed to the university’s research mission by promoting intellectual exchange that is primarily collaborative and interdisciplinary and by fostering the exploration of ideas at an early stage of development.

As of spring 2014, the Institute has developed a specific focus on Bloomington’s associate professors, as they advance towards full professorship. Ultimately, the Institute’s ambition is to be a locus of intellectual vitality and community.

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News and Events

The Institute for Advanced Study announces

  • IAS Translation Seminar that features Bill Johnston and Tomasz Różycki in the discussion of "The Mocking of an Epic".

          Tuesday, April 14, 4pm-6pm

          Persimmon Room, IMU

  • IAS Visiting Fellow Christabelle Peters, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

         "The Emotional Ecosystem of the 'African Atlantic': On Vulnerability and Resilience"

          Thursday, April 16, 12:30pm-2:00pm

          Eigenmann Hall Conference Room 301

 RVSP required. For more information, click IAS Events


The Institute for Advanced Study announced

"A Rabbinic View of Human Rights  Issues in Israel"

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

  • Residential Fellows of the Institute in Spring 2015
Associate Professor Ivan Kreilkamp, English, Victorian Studies
Professor  Emerita Sumie Jones