Category: Fine Arts & Humanities
Gabrielle Calvocoressi, associate professor in the department of English and comparative literature, uses poetry to revisit the people they have lost, unpack their feelings around gender and identity and recognize … Read more
A performance woven from extensive oral histories of Institute of African American Research (IAAR) leaders will be brought to life by student performers in a public performance Nov. 30 and … Read more
Winner Patricia Parker accepted in honor of a woman Thomas Jefferson enslaved and Ella Baker, a civil rights leader. Parker is director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities … Read more
Since 2014, English teaching professor Hilary Lithgow has led a book group veterans; she has been working with Carolina’s THRIVE program since the spring.
The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has tapped the expertise and leadership of its former fellows and leaders across campus for its various faculty programs and initiatives for the … Read more
Héctor Aizpurúa, Jr. recounts his journey from remedial English classes to writing his honors thesis on the musical traditions of the displaced people of the Panama Canal.
Part of the dramatic art department, Kenan Theatre Company offers a space for undergraduate students of all majors to learn essential elements of theater — including acting, production and technical … Read more
The repertory company’s season lineup explores challenging topics through adaptations and comedy.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book is “Why Mariah Carey Matters” … Read more
At the UNC Summer Jazz Workshop, recent, current and incoming Carolina music students grow as educators and showcase the music department.
The inaugural cohort of Southern Futures Undergraduate Fellows is paving the way for generations of Tar Heels interested in deeply engaging with the South through student-led research and community-driven activism.
Since the fall of 2021, Jim Hirschfield’s wood sculpture class in the art and art history department and the Carolina Tree Heritage have given downed trees on Carolina’s campus new … Read more
The 11th and final season of excavations in the 1,600-year-old synagogue at Huqoq, led by Carolina Professor Jodi Magness with participation from UNC students, continues to reveal beautiful mosaics.
Victoria Wlosok signed a book deal for her young adult thriller with a “big five” publisher when she was still a first-year student at UNC. On Sept. 19, her work … Read more
What we eat helps us understand history, cultures, traditions and each other, say two Carolina experts — Michelle Lanier and Elizabeth Engelhardt.
Recent music graduate Matthew Svec, B.A. 2023, has big plans for next year. This spring, Svec was awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to study at the Liszt Ferenc … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
Patricia Rosenmeyer takes the helm as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 20 years.