Category: Fine Arts & Humanities
The North Carolina Humanities Council’s Board of Trustees has selected Bland Simpson as the recipient of the 2017 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the Council’s most prestigious honor.
“Transformative” is the word professors Glenn Hinson and Stefan Jeglinski use repeatedly when speaking about the courses they’ve developed through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Quality Enhancement … Continued
https://youtu.be/EZdLULOqSbc It’s one thing to write something for a class and get a grade. It’s another to see your work performed or published. Started in 2003 by David Sontag and … Continued
Vivienne Benesch, Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company, is the recipient of the 2017 Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. This prestigious award recognizes … Continued
Over the years, the Marching Tar Heels have been known for cheering on UNC athletic teams, spelling out Carolina in cursive, and leading 60,000 fans in “Hark the Sound.” This … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company proudly presents “Sense and Sensibility” by Kate Hamill, based on the classic Jane Austen novel. Hamill’s adaptation of “Sense and Sensibility” brings out the whimsy and wit … Continued
Samuel Ray Gates, the newest faculty hire in the drama department, came to the acting game a little later than most. In high school, he was a jock, not a … Continued
Seven students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill were awarded grants under the 2017 Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellows Program, making Carolina one of the … Continued
Arris Golden, Assistant Director of University Bands and conductor of the Symphony Band, in conjunction with the UNC department of music, is taking a new approach this year to recruit … Continued
Former classmates Bekah Brunstetter and Jeffrey Meanza reunite to bring Brunstetter’s newest work, “The Cake,” to life through the PlayMakers Repertory Company. Brunstetter graduated from UNC in 2004 with a … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill selected seven professors to receive distinguished professorships, including four in the College of Arts & Sciences.
In August, K-12 teachers from across the state got the chance to experience a global culinary experience without leaving North Carolina, thanks to the Duke and UNC Consortium for Middle … Continued
UNC professor Michael Kris discusses Ensemble Collina, the musical group he formed with fellow faculty members, and their brand new album “Confluence,” which explores the transformative decades of early Baroque.
Global Heel Marko Dumančić ’10 Ph.D. Explores Conceptions of Masculinity in Eastern Europe and Russia
UNC alumnus Marko Dumančić returns to Chapel Hill this fall to deliver a talk on conceptions of masculinity and LGBTQ rights movements in Russia and Eastern Europe.
Chancellor Carol L. Folt called PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art “part of the soul that makes UNC-Chapel Hill the leading public university in America.”
PlayMakers Repertory Company and the department of dramatic art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a $12 million gift to significantly increase the University’s performing … Continued
Jeffrey Meanza, PlayMakers’ beloved former Associate Artistic Director and alumnus of the Professional Actor Training Program, is back this fall to direct the first show of the Mainstage season! PlayMaker’s … Continued
Senior undergraduate Madeline Fischer is a double major in music and environmental studies. She was interviewed by endeavor as part of an initiative highlighting female researchers at UNC this year.
The North Carolina Arts Council this week named Lee Weisert, associate professor of composition, one of its recipients of the 2017-18 Artist Fellowship Awards in composition. UNC music department interviews … Continued
This summer, senior Trevor McPherson traveled to Indonesia to continue his research into the intersection of music and neuroscience.