Fine Arts & Humanities
Elizabeth Engelhardt and Rebecca Darwin discuss what defines southern food today and the important role food has in the humanities.
Today is Veterans Day, the day Americans set aside to honor those who have served their country in one of the military branches. Carolina has 306 veterans who are now working at the University, from all branches of service, who retired or were discharged as specialists, generals and many ranks in between. They have served in peacetime and in conflicts … Continued
Grammy Award-winning professor Bill Ferris will deliver the University’s 2019 Winter Commencement address on Dec. 15. An expert in Southern folklore, the retired Carolina professor won two Grammys for a multimedia set of photos, film, recordings and writings.
A doctoral candidate in the College of Arts & Sciences’ music department, Mike Levine studies the Cuban music scene and how artists distribute their music through something called “the sneakernet,” Cuba’s grassroots alternative to the internet.
As a Tar Heel, junior John Vance has had the opportunity to explore several artistic mediums and expand his repertoire to include pottery, album art and fashion.
Susan Harbage Page has long held a fascination with borders and identity. For almost a decade, she walked the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, photographing and collecting objects that border-crossers left behind. The objects told her powerful stories about hope and heartache, borders and belonging, and sometimes, a great deal of violence.
Undergraduate researcher Andie McKinnon spent this past summer mapping fruit trees on public lands in Chapel Hill to answer the question: Can the fruit trees be used as a food source to help those in need?