Category: Fine Arts & Humanities
Two faculty selected for National Humanities Center residencies
Hugo Méndez in religious studies and Nina Martin in geography in the College of Arts and Sciences were recently selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center — a … Continued
Lee Weisert releases new album, “Recesses”
Associate Professor Lee Weisert released his latest album, “Recesses,” in April on New Focus Recordings. The album was included in The Best Contemporary Classical on Bandcamp: April 2023 and was praised as a “dazzling universe … Continued
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “The Private is Political: Networked Privacy and Social Media” (Yale University … Continued
New director of Jewish studies center brings love of classics to her role
Patricia Rosenmeyer takes the helm as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 20 years.
Saxophonist Rahsaan Barber has played with some of the greats. At Carolina, he’s sharing his passion for jazz and other musical genres with students.
Family and food — KC Hysmith shares doctoral hooding mementos and memories
This month, KC Hysmith wore her late mother’s ring across the stage during her doctoral hooding ceremony — nearly 10 years after her mother died.
Showcasing Native diversity
Graduate student Marissa Carmi is contributing to research about Oneida history, identity and sovereignty while supporting the larger narrative of Native diversity that has long been silenced.
Junior Madi Marks awarded Summer Burch Fellowship
Junior Madi Marks was one of five students selected this year for Honors Carolina‘s prestigious Burch Fellowship. Learn about what she plans to do this summer.
College faculty receive awards for excellence in doctoral mentoring
Two faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences have received The Graduate School’s Faculty Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring: Gary Pielak in the department of chemistry and Kumi … Continued
A recipe for Black joy
Bailey Benson, a Morehead-Cain Scholar majoring in food studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, has created an unconventional cookbook that will guide readers through much more than recipes.
From kindergarten to Carolina
Kacie Horton and DeAndre Sawyer have been at each other’s side for almost two decades. The two graduating Tar Heels will celebrate another milestone together this weekend at Spring Commencement.
Art + science: Senior embraces humanities and STEM at Carolina
Emma Zhang is headed to a job with a private investment firm in Boston after graduation. With majors in biology and computer science and a minor in French, she has … Continued
Illuminating untold stories about the American South
After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in May, senior Sophie Hass will attend Columbia University to study historic preservation through a storytelling lens and a focus on the American South.
A champion for ethical discussions
Senior Austin Foushee’s commitment to the National High School Ethics Bowl has helped encourage the next generation of deep thinkers and inspired the program’s first alumni scholarship.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “This Isn’t Going to End Well: The True Story of a … Continued
Extracting Extraordinary Things
Graduate student Claire Bunschoten spent a year at The New York Botanical Garden unpacking the history and culture tied to one of America’s favorite flavors: vanilla.
The piano is more than just an instrument for Clara Yang. It’s a refuge and creative outlet. As an associate professor in the music department, she’s sharing that connection with … Continued
Tar Heels reflect on the importance of art
You don’t need to be an art major to be an artist. Art plays a role in all Tar Heels’ lives in some form. On the seventh annual Arts Everywhere … Continued
‘The Story of Us’ creates community through drama
On April 15 and 16, 19 actors — including an Academy-Award winner and a Broadway performer — will tell the stories of 27 LGBTQ+ Tar Heels in the Process Series … Continued
Gathering oral histories from the LGBTQ community
Oral historian Hooper Schultz is studying the history of gay liberation student activism on college campuses in the United Sates during the 1970s. The first gay conference in the Southeast … Continued