Fine Arts & Humanities
Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife” by Bart D. Ehrman.
UNC’s Community Histories Workshop has developed Digital Rocky Mount Mills, a website with resources and information for those interested in the mill’s history, the North Carolina textile industry, K-12 pedagogy, African American genealogy, oral history and memory, historic preservation and economic development.
As the director of UNC Opera, Marc Callahan teaches his students and audiences that this age-old art form offers so much more than singing on a stage: It’s a craft that requires creative research and a team of people to bring it to life.
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, faculty members in Carolina’s music department had to do a new kind of musical improvisation: move the annual, in-person Summer Jazz Workshop for students and amateur musicians entirely online.
Since 1984, over 100,000 Karen refugees have fled their homeland of Myanmar to escape civil war. Linguistics PhD students Amy Reynolds and Jen Boehm strive to understand this shift and hope to preserve the Karen people’s histories in the process.
First-year MFA students in Gwendolyn Schwinke’s spring voice and speech class used their acting skills for good to produce an online album of international folk tales for UNC Children’s Hospital.
Brendan Thornton lures students into his class with zombies, vampires and demons, then hits them with the serious stuff.