Fine Arts & Humanities
Curators at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Ark., selected 102 artists from across the country to display their work at “State of the Art.” The exhibit features work by UNC art professor Jeff Whetstone.
PlayMakers Repertory Company takes audiences into the darker reaches of the forest with two tales of magic and transformation in the theater’s annual rotating repertory event. The professional theater in residence performs “Into the Woods” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Nov. 1 to Dec. 7.
UNC’s Office of Undergraduate Education will receive $3 million over four years to fund a program for first-generation college students that includes curricular innovations, outreach and support, and pathways for timely and affordable degree completion.
Sandra Cisneros will deliver Thomas Wolfe Lecture Oct. 21. The author has blazed trails as the first Latina writer to be published by a major publishing house.
A new, free, six-week online course that explores the stories, music and art of the American South will be offered Oct. 13 to Nov. 28. The course is being taught by historian William Ferris.
UNC hosted a delegation from Universität Bremen, Germany on Sept. 8 and 9. Since 2009, Bremen has been a member of the TransAtlantic Masters (TAM) program, a unique and intensive degree program offered through the Center for European Studies.
Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor will be the most recognizable figures in “The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait” as it airs on PBS this week, but viewers who have spent time in Chapel Hill may spot another familiar face.