Fine Arts & Humanities
Eight graduating master of fine arts students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will present their art in the Ackland Art Museum’s “New Currents in Contemporary Art: MFA 2012” exhibition starting April 13.
Damien Stamer, a current MFA student in the art department in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, will open an exhibition “Southern Comfort” at Freight + Volume gallery in New York on April 12. Stamer also collaborates on a project entitled “Down in the Den” with artist George Jenne, currently a teaching fellow at UNC who splits his time between … Continued
Patrick Link graduated from UNC in 2007 with a major in dramatic art and a minor in writing for the screen and stage. His new Off-Broadway play, “Headstrong,” is inspired by the ongoing struggles of professional athletes with head-related injuries. (The run of the play has been extended until May 27.)
Maria DeGuzman, associate professor of English and comparative literature, and Stephanie Nieves-Rios, a sophomore psychology major, are among the winners of the 2012 University Diversity Awards.
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.