Fine Arts & Humanities
Historian Daniel J. Sherman of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been honored with two distinguished prizes for his book, “French Primitivism and the Ends of Empire, 1945-1975.” The book, published by the University of Chicago Press, was awarded the David H. Pinkney Prize as the best book in French history in 2011 written by a citizen … Continued
Student researchers will discuss topics including capital punishment in North Carolina, violence in Guatemala and accounts of Jewish Holocaust survivors at the 13th annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research April 16 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
UNC will mobilize around water through a new two-year, campus-wide academic theme. Key issues of focus will include ensuring water is available to and safe for people around the world since that access affects their health, the economy and social development.
Rebecca Worsham, a doctoral student in classical archaeology, has received two prestigious fellowships that will allow her to further her research in Greece. She will spend time at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, as well as visiting archaeological sites in the Peloponnese and Central Greece.
Six Carolina undergraduates will head off on exciting journeys abroad to pursue independent study projects of their own design, thanks to the Burch Fellows Program in the College of Arts and Sciences. The program, supported by Lucius E. Burch III, a 1963 Carolina graduate, rewards undergraduates at the University who possess extraordinary ability, promise and imagination, and funds their special … Continued
PlayMakers Repertory Company has announced the plays for its 2012-2013 season, highlighted by the Tony Award-winning musical “Cabaret,” plus premieres of two works specially commissioned by the theater company.
A panel discussion will feature three artists discussing their artwork focused on science in “METAMORPHS: Artists Spin Science” on Apr. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. in Hyde Hall.