When Katy Clune arrived at Carolina for graduate folklore studies two years ago, she intended to weave together her interests in Southeast Asia and textiles. She had spent her childhood in Indonesia and worked most recently at the Textile Museum at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Once in Chapel Hill, she began seeking information about Southeast Asian culture in … Continued
Social sciences faculty have been featured recently in publications from NPR’s “The State of Things” to The Washington Post.
A delegation from Universität Bremen in Germany visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill the week of Sept. 6 to strengthen the growing partnership between the institutions.
The humble act of walking is fundamental to humankind, but as a historical subject walking has received little scholarly attention. A collaborative effort between historians on both sides of the Atlantic is looking to fill in this gap the academic literature.
The Carolina Asia Center (CAC) at UNC recently released the Carolina Asia Map, an interactive map and searchable database. The map aims to provide a comprehensive list of every connection between Asia and UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies (CSEEES) is launching the UNC-Visegrad Studies program in Fall 2016.
Candace Mixon’s dissertation research focuses on the intersections of Persian language, visual and material cultural production, and the family of the Prophet Muhammad in contemporary Iran.