Fine Arts & Humanities
Documentary filmmaker Julia Haslett tells stories that transcend borders, giving her audience a window into worlds they couldn’t have explored otherwise, and are already connected to in ways they couldn’t have imagined. “Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity,” wrote Simone Weil, a French philosopher and labor activist from the 1930s — and subject of documentary filmmaker Julia … Continued
On a balmy summer afternoon in 2018, throngs of visitors climbed more than 250 stone steps to reach Swayambhunath, a renowned holy site in western Kathmandu. Buddhists, Hindus, and curious visitors explored the hilltop, affectionately known as the “monkey temple” after the wildlife bounding deftly through both man-made structures and the surrounding trees. On clear days, snow-capped Himalayan summits … Continued
Associate professor of art Hong-An Truong has been awarded a prestigious 2019 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the successful candidates were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 applications in the foundation’s 95th competition.
Digital research projects in a senior seminar in Southern studies illuminate the history, stories, locations and culture of Southern apples. Students at UNC-Chapel Hill are the first to explore a new collection of papers on Southern apples in the Southern Historical Collection in Wilson Library.
Using the tagline “an inclusive blue begins with you,” Carolina’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion presented its 11th annual awards April 29. Jermaine Bryant, senior majoring in classics in the College of Arts & Sciences, was recognized for his mentorship and critique of Latin and Greek narratives from a perspective different from most classical scholars.
Senior Arvind Mallikarjunan prepared a 10-minute selection of Eric Ewazen’s “Fantasia” as he took his first solo experience to an April concert.