Fine Arts & Humanities
With $5 million in support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carolina will establish the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life.
Philip Gura, William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of English & Comparative Literature in the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, among the highest honors bestowed by North Carolina’s governor.
The William Blake Archive at UNC-Chapel Hill recently published a digital collection of Blake’s receipts for the sale of his artwork, many of which have never before been reproduced.
Join PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Summer Youth Conservatory for their production of Bright Star by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. It runs July 17-28.
UNC-Chapel Hill’s Jodi Magness, researchers and students are the first to find a mosaic art depiction of a scene from the biblical book of Exodus.
This year, music students Barron Northrup and Corbin Bryan teamed up to build a rare and near-forgotten instrument called the octochordon, an ancestor of the viola da gamba and the modern-day cello, using a book from the Rare Book Collection in Wilson Library.
PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Producing Artistic Director Vivienne Benesch will make her Broadway directorial debut next spring with the New York premiere of Noah Haidle’s play Birthday Candles. The play will star Debra Messing.