Fine Arts & Humanities
During the summer, faculty from different corners of campus come together to connect and share their writing. The faculty writing groups are an initiative of the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.
Bryan Giemza, an alumnus of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the new director of the Southern Historical Collection in the Wilson Special Collections Library.
The 2014 Summer Youth Conservatory brought high school students and the musical “Hairspray” to the PlayMakers Repertory Company stage July 16-20.
The free exhibit “Marvin Saltzman: Works from 1948” will open in the John and June Allcott Gallery in the Hanes Art Center on Aug. 4.
Arts Midwest in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has announced that PlayMakers Repertory Company is one of 40 nonprofit, professional theater companies nationwide to be awarded a grant as part of the Shakespeare in American Communities program.
Excavations led by UNC archaeologist Jodi Magness have revealed stunning new mosaics decorating the floor of a Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee.
Faculty and graduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences have won 2014 fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) to support their research. ACLS, based in New York City, is a private, nonprofit federation of 72 national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences. ACLS fellowships and grants are awarded to scholars for excellence … Continued