Fine Arts & Humanities
“Brilliant!” “Generous.” “Charismatic!” “Indispensable.” These are a few of the descriptions students and colleagues used to describe the 2012 University Teaching Awards recipients. Twenty-four people in nine different categories received the award, the highest campus-wide recognition for teaching excellence. The winners, many of whom are in the College of Arts and Sciences, were recognized during halftime of the Carolina – … Continued
The musical works of women, African-American and other under-represented composers will be highlighted March 21-15 in a festival at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In 2012, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities (IAH) in Hyde Hall in the College of Arts and Sciences celebrates 25 years of providing support to faculty to ensure that Carolina recruits and retains outstanding teachers, leaders and researchers. A cornerstone of the IAH’s offerings are its faculty fellowships, which connect faculty in the arts and humanities to one … Continued
Bill Andrews, a renowned scholar of African-American literature, will step down from the senior associate deanship at the end of the spring semester. After seven years in the post, he is leaving the fine arts and humanities in very good shape.
UNC and Eric and Cate Chason of Barrington, R.I., have announced new resources to help future students in the department of dramatic art. The Lillian Chason Scholarship and the Lillian Chason Undergraduate Excellence Fund honor Lillian Chason, a first-year drama student who died following an illness in December 2009. The Lillian Chason Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduates with an … Continued
These original plays, written by three authors from two UNC campuses, construct dramatic narratives perceived in painting and sculpture and will capture the art work’s most essential nature.
Award-winning South African playwright Athol Fugard will visit the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill March 19-23 as the 2012 Morgan Writer-in-Residence.