Category: Fine Arts & Humanities
The Thomas Jefferson Award winner’s “Geoffervescence” is “a tremendous asset to philosophy as an academic field.”
A new NEH grant will support UNC scholars’ creation of an immersive web environment designed to bring Jane Austen’s writing room — and her world — to life.
With IDEAs in Action courses, faculty give students immersive experiences, hands-on training and ways to make new connections.
Religious studies scholar Lauren Leve partnered with a computer science class last semester to further her ongoing work to create an annotated 3D model of Swayambhunath, an ancient holy site … Read more
Learn how student-actors training with Carolina’s PlayMakers Repertory Company learn their characters’ dialects, and meet the Carolina faculty member who fine-tunes their accents to create an authentic sound.
Ariana Vigil teaches and conducts research in Latina/o literature, militarization, and gender and sexuality.
Music students Nuria Shin and Casey Mentch asked Tar Heels which songs they listen to when it is time to hit the books.
The Carolina English professor talks about failure, the value of walking and the origin of his life-changing “napkin doodles.”
Carolina has helped Angela Nguyen realize her career and academic goals. At age 45, this first-generation college student will walk across the Winter Commencement stage, graduating with a bachelor’s degree … Read more
Graduate student Dailihana Alfonesca uses creative writing as a way to understand and express issues of identity and trauma, both those unique to her experience and those shared by other … Read more
Bronwyn White found her calling when a work study opportunity with the Center for Dramatic Arts taught her how to bring lighting to center stage.
The professor of English is known for his stories, essays and novels, including “Big Fish,” which was adapted as a movie and Broadway musical.
A master of fine arts student, Matthew Troyer is channeling his experience in the Marine Corps to create photography that shares the military experience with those who have served and … Read more
Carolina professor Marc Cohen works to make his assignments immersive and experiential, including the course’s most recent collaborative unit on non-native, invasive plants with the North Carolina Botanical Garden.
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College faculty and alumni. This month’s featured book is “Law’s Rule: The Nature, Value, and Viability of the Rule of … Read more
Junior Caroline Norland put her passion for music aside to focus on academics, but a work-study opportunity in the music library reminded her of why she picked up her viola … Read more
Professor Lyneise Williams and sophomore Uredo Agada report on their joint research project that was sponsored by the William C. Friday Arts and Humanities Research Award.
Graduate student Marissa Carmi is a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin — and as an American Indian — she’s brought her life experiences and perspective to serve graduate and professional … Read more
Michelle Freeman uncovers how clergy and laity revered saints in the fourth to sixth centuries to improve cultural understanding today.