Category: Fine Arts & Humanities
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s “My Fair Lady,” the most “loverly” musical of them all, at the Paul Green Theatre in the Center for Dramatic … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill received high ratings on multiple lists of schools, degree programs and specialty areas newly ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theater in residence in UNC’s College of Arts & Sciences, has always had a long relationship with the works of William Shakespeare, and bringing them … Continued
As part of Asia Week 2017, the Carolina Asia Center at UNC-Chapel Hill hosted a special guest whose work offered a window into Tibetan culture. Geshe Palden Sangpo, a monk … Continued
“Rooms” uses movement, music and text to explore issues at the intersection of gender, race and identity.
A playful, irreverent take on Jane Austen; a dizzy, dysfunctional family reunion; two topically charged premieres by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni; and the return of the … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at the Paul Green Theatre March 1-19. The production is directed by Jerry Ruiz, Associate Artistic Director at PlayMakers, in his directorial debut … Continued
The dedication of Hill Hall Feb. 8 celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the department of music building, which turns 100 this … Continued
An $867,000 grant to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will fund a project to create a series of sophisticated videos and other materials to counteract jihadist propaganda … Continued
Award-winning historian Brenda Stevenson, who has been praised for “bravery in journalism,” will deliver the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 13th annual African American History Month lecture at … Continued
Jim Ketch is a music professor in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences and a passionate jazz musician. This is the 40th year of Ketch’s leadership of the Carolina Jazz … Continued
Celebration of jazz on Carolina’s campus Feb. 15-18 marks 40th festival for founder, music professor and director of jazz studies Jim Ketch.
This two-day symposium will explore Jewish food in and of the global South, a concept that references the historic diversity of the American South and its vibrant cultural intersections with … Continued
Sarah Bonn and John Thorp know all about their chosen instrument’s reputation: It’s small. It can only play a few types of songs. It’s not serious. But with each pluck … Continued
Twenty-four faculty members and teaching assistants have been named winners of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s 2017 University Teaching Awards. The recipients will be recognized during halftime … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company presents Lynn Nottage’s “Intimate Apparel,” as part of its main-stage season. Winner of the New York Drama Critics’ Circle and the Outer Critics Circle awards, this quietly … Continued
Six new interdisciplinary, team-taught courses will be offered across the College of Arts and Sciences beginning in fall 2017 in disciplines ranging from physics and astronomy to public policy to … Continued
A new fellowship funded by the Taylor Charitable Trust is supporting graduate students with interests in how humanities scholarship can be tied to a public outreach focus.
Structure. Loyalty. Faith. Leadership. The characteristics exhibited by churchgoers share many similarities to the values of gang members. Both groups believe in the power of the collective and something … Continued
Daniel Wallace, J. Ross MacDonald Distinguished Professor of English and director of the creative writing program, has written and illustrated a new children’s book, “The Hole Story,” about a Hole … Continued