The Institute for Detroit Studies at the Center for Detroit Arts and Culture promotes the knowledge, appreciation, and connection to the City of Detroit through:

  • lectures, readings, exhibits, and performances

  • workshops, programs, and presentations held on campus and throughout the metropolitan area

  • research activities and visiting scholar programs

  • online resources​

Web Resources:   Bibliography of Detroit History, Politics and Culture and Literary Map of Detroit

For IDS/Defining Detroit Events: click here.

For more information, please contact us!

Shaun S. Nethercott, PhD
Executive Director, Center for Detroit Arts + Culture
8425 W. McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48221
Phone: (313) 927-1372
Cell/Text: (313) 980-2711