225 Years of Carolina Architecture

September 13, 2019

“The campus at Chapel Hill … is a North Carolina museum of American architecture.” — art professor John V. Allcott Updated edition of a seminal 1986 book celebrates the history of the beautiful UNC-Chapel Hill campus through the story of … Continued

Asian studies’ Uffe Bergeton receives Hettleman Prize

August 30, 2019

Asian studies’ Uffe Bergeton was among four winners of the 2019 annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement. They were awarded to faculty who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise.

Statement on Diversity from Sabrina Burmeister

August 27, 2019

Inclusive Excellence in the College of Arts & Sciences means recognizing the importance of diversity and inclusion in meeting our goal of student-focused, scholarly excellence.

Research UNCovered: Juan Carlos González Espitia

August 22, 2019

Juan Carlos González Espitia is an associate professor of Spanish in the Department of Romance Studies within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. In his historical study of syphilis in the Spanish-speaking world, he explores the ways the disease affects private and public life, literature, the arts, medical discourse, politics, and public policy.

A Dual Focus

August 21, 2019

After a 21-year career in the U.S. Army, John Bechtold is now a PhD student in UNC’s Department of American Studies, using photography as a means to discuss American public memory and cultural perceptions of war.

A path to public humanities work: Graduate student Pallavi Gupta

August 21, 2019

Pallavi Gupta (geography) worked on a photo-narrative project with a group of women workers in Hyderabad, India, to visualize and build public understanding of the dangers of unsanitary conditions in Hyderabad train stations and to advocate for the health and well-being of sanitary waste workers.