Fine Arts & Humanities
Student playwrights will take center stage in a new one-act festival Oct. 6-9 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “Long Story Shorts: The First Annual Festival of Ten Minute Plays” is a free festival sponsored by the writing for the screen and stage program in the department of communication studies. The festival includes six 10-minute plays written … Continued
Nancie McDermott’s culinary journey has taken her full circle: from her grandmother’s big dairy farm kitchen in Orange County to the rural countryside in Thailand and back again. She writes about food for a living, but you won’t find her kitchen to be fussy or pretentious. It is a place where you can fall in love with cooking.
Art, fashion and textiles in early modern Europe are the focus of two upcoming lectures at the Hanes Art Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The speakers will come to campus as part of the Bettie Allison Rand Lecture Series, sponsored by the art department in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences. Both will talk in … Continued
Writer Al Young will receive the 2011 Thomas Wolfe Prize and deliver the annual lecture on Oct. 4 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The free public talk is at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Playmakers Theatre. Randall Kenan, an associate professor of English and creative writing at UNC, called Young “a master of nearly all literary … Continued
College of Arts and Sciences scholars were among four UNC faculty members in diverse fields to be awarded the Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. The Hettleman Prize, which carries a $5,000 stipend, recognizes the achievements of outstanding junior tenure-track faculty or recently tenured faculty. Phillip Hettleman, who was born in 1899 and grew up in … Continued
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will launch a new virtual lab that will encourage collaborative, interdisciplinary and innovative digital humanities projects.
A soprano, pianist, violinist and trumpeter make up the newest class of Kenan Music Scholars, who have received full scholarships in music to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The 2011 scholars are Kayla Hill, a soprano from Louisville, Ky.; Christina Lai, a pianist from Plantation, Fla.; Ina Liu, a violinist from Centerville, Ohio; and Ryan Petersburg, … Continued