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Research in the Asian Languages and Cultures department focuses on connections—historic, cultural, and economic—between Asia and the outside world.

Research in the department of American Culture explores a range of topics from American history and literature to ethnic studies and pop culture.

The intellectual focus and mission of DAAS scholarship is to reflect on and participate in determining emerging directions in the study and representation of the diverse cultures, experiences and societies of Africans and peoples of African descent across the African continent and diaspora.

The Jean and Samuel Frankel Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Michigan uses an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Jewish civilizations and thought.

Classical Studies at the University of Michigan offers an array of useful resources for any scholar who researches the ancient world, including access to libraries, papyrology, and archaeology.

The Department of Comparative Literature encourages a global perspective and an interdisciplinary approach to literary studies across linguistic, geographical, cultural, and historical boundaries.

Research in the English department is dedicated to four related endeavors: surveying and analyzing the diverse range of texts in the English language; researching and teaching the rich history of that language; fostering exceptional creative as well as critical writing; and studying texts in relation to other cultural phenomena.

In contrast to the film school or art school model, FTVM offers a well conceived integration of critical studies and creative production that examines American and world film, video art, television, and digital media, as well as the development of particular genres and the careers of individual artists.

Germanic Languages and Literatures

GLL Faculty have methodic training and experience in German and Comparative Literature, History, Political Science, Film Studies, Linguistics, Sociology, Philosophy, Business, and Music.