Fine Arts & Humanities
Art reflects real-life headlines in dramedy about a baker torn between love and faith, in production that opens Sept. 13.
Innovative professorship recognizes strong bond between faculty advisers, graduate students. Fauser selects Jennifer Walker as 2017-2018 fellow.
In 2013, we published a story about a new UNC digital collection that documents the state’s history through monuments, shrines and public art. The scholarly adviser to the site is historian Fitz Brundage. In recent days, Brundage has been quoted about Confederate monuments in numerous national publications.
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what is a nearly 500-year-old painting worth? “Portrait of a Young Lady” sat in storage at the Ackland Art Museum since its arrival there in 1968 — until UNC art history professor Christoph Brachmann pulled it from the vaults last year. He immediately sensed the possible importance of this piece, thought to be … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company kicks off its 2017-2018 season with the world premiere of “Count,” in the first production of its PRC2 second-stage series, opening Aug. 23. This docu-drama about six men on death row was written by Lynden Harris and is co-produced with the North Carolina based collective, Hidden Voices.
Rising senior Morgan Vickers is an undergraduate research assistant for the Community Histories Workshop in the Digital Innovations Lab whose research focuses on mapping historic cities now underwater, with attention to factors like racial dynamics, changing town infrastructure, and occupations.
Carolina students Diana Scott and Shodeah Kelly participated in the North Carolina Global Distinction Program as community college students.