Fine Arts & Humanities
PlayMakers Repertory presents the rolling world premiere of “Jump” by emerging playwright Charly Evon Simpson. This quietly beautiful tale of loss, hope and the ties that bind families and strangers alike will run from January 23 to February 10, 2019.
Last fall, each student in Marc Cohen’s English 105 class spent four hours shadowing a medical professional in the UNC Emergency Department, immersed in the organized chaos of emergency medicine. Students then reflected on their experience by writing about it.
The Department of Religious Studies at the University of Chapel Hill College of Arts & Sciences is pleased to announce a new tenure-track assistant professor position in Islamic studies with a specialization in Persian/Iranian studies, funded by the newly established Dr. Ali Jarrahi Term Professorship.
Through a fall 2018 research-intensive QEP class, students interviewed nine descendants of a 1921 North Carolina lynching victim at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Their oral history interviews will be archived at the museum and in Wilson Library as part of the ongoing Descendants Project, which will capture the stories of living family … Continued
Lloyd Kramer, director of Carolina Public Humanities and professor in the department of history in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2018 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Fellow.
Edges of Time, a new play by Jacqueline Lawton, assistant professor of dramatic art and dramaturg for PlayMakers Repertory Company, explores the life of black female journalist and activist Marvel Cooke.
Maggie Hilderbran, a fourth-year undergraduate student in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, a graduate studies scholarship to study at up to two United Kingdom institutions, in any field of study. Maggie is one of 40 Americans selected for the one- and … Continued