View a list of departments in fine arts & humanities.

 

Self-portrait by Daniel Wallace of him wearing a mask.

One strange semester, part 2

More impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching. Read the first installment of essays, “One strange semester,” here. Matthew Andrews Teaching associate professor, history When I learned that in-person classes were suspended and we would teach the rest of the semester online, my first reaction was, “This could be fun. I won’t have … Continued


Illustration of film projector

Take a film adventure

With movie theaters closed, premieres postponed and shelter-in-place orders still in effect, now is the perfect time to take a chance on an obscure classic or contemporary film — the kind you never seemed to find the time to watch. The Well asked two faculty members from the department of English and comparative literature’s film studies program to recommend some … Continued


Marianne Gingher's illustration of her on a Zoom computer screen.

One strange semester

Impressions, insights and lessons learned by faculty during spring’s historic shift to remote teaching.


Ketch directs a rehearsal of the UNC Jazz Ensemble. (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

Something magical happened

Longtime music professor Jim Ketch will retire July 1. Because of Ketch’s career of significant influence on and service to North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper recently conferred Ketch as a member of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine.


Alice Marwick

Marwick awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Associate professor of communication Alice Marwick’s research project questions narratives of online radicalization, asking how and why people come to believe fringe, false or extremist viewpoints that they encounter on social media platforms.


photo shows closeup of graduation cap mortarboards with their Carolina blue tassels.

Carolina to host a Class of 2020 virtual celebration

At 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 10, the University will hold a Class of 2020 video watch party celebration so graduates and their families can celebrate together until it’s safe to hold an in-person ceremony.


Rachel Despard (photo by Alyssa LaFaro)

Senior Rachel Despard: How recorded music boots community collaboration

Senior Rachel Despard studies how recorded music boosts community collaboration, affects visibility for vulnerable populations, and addresses systematic inequalities.


PreviousNext