Fine Arts & Humanities
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 high school students for its concert bands.
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 degree in theater, and Meanza returns to direct the play.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill selected seven professors to receive distinguished professorships, including four in the College of Arts & Sciences. W.R. Kenan Jr. Professors Michael Emch, professor and chair of the Department of Geography, is a health geographer. He is also professor of epidemiology and a fellow of the Carolina Population Center. He has published widely … Continued
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 East Studies, who hosted the third annual “Connecting the Middle East to the Southeast” study tour.
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.
https://youtu.be/EUALgIFeWxQ 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.” On Monday, Folt announced a $12 million gift to PlayMakers and the department of dramatic art that will significantly increase the University’s performing arts programming by expanding educational opportunities for students … Continued