The Hedgehog ReviewThe Hedgehog Review

Our award-winning journal, published three times a year, provides a forum for careful research and morally serious reflection. Through essays, reviews, and interviews, THR strives to make sense of cultural change in the contemporary world. View >>


IASC BlogsThe Institute is home to the THR Blog, The Infernal Machine, Common Place and the IASC Blog. Explore their conversations here. View >>

Events Media

IASC Events MediaExplore the Institute’s various colloquia, lectures, and interviews compiled from over ten years of hosting top scholars and critics. View >>


Thrift and Thriving in AmericaOver the years our staff, faculty, and fellows have published a variety of books. Search a full listing, updated with the newest arrivals. View >>


Surveys of American Public Culture The Institute’s surveys provide information about America’s public culture that bridges the empirical (number crunching) and theoretical (abstraction), enabling us to address political and cultural changes taking place across America. View >>


Surveys of American Public Culture The Institute and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Paul Wagner have produced two film projects: Faith in the Hood and The Great Democratic Revolution. Find details and production information here. View >>

Who We Are

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture is an interdisciplinary research center and intellectual community at the University of Virginia committed to understanding contemporary cultural change and its individual and social consequences, training young scholars, and providing intellectual leadership in service to the public good.

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