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Humanities for the Public Good hosts “Good and Ready” Symposium Sept. 19-23

A modern retelling of “Pride and Prejudice?” Sharing the ancient world with video games? Using theater to process a hundred-year-old trauma? There is so much to learn and explore at the 2022 Humanities for the Public Good (HPG) Symposium. 

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The Process Series chooses ‘Reckoning and Reconciliation’ as theme of 15th season

Performances created by a diverse group of artists will explore race, class, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexuality and childhood illness.

Randall Kenan teaching an Honors English class in 2018.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College people, published the first week of each month. This month’s featured book is “Black Folk Could Fly: Selected Writings by Randall Kenan.” The department of English and comparative literature will host an event Sept. 11 celebrating the book.

The Warren County Courthouse in Warren County, NC.

Reckoning and re-imagining in Warren County

UNC-Chapel Hill folklorist Glenn Hinson and playwright Jacqueline Lawton are working with community members to examine difficult topics in Warren County’s history and to help forge a new future.

Excavations by UNC-Chapel Hill archaeologist reveal first known depictions of two biblical heroines, episode in ancient Jewish art

This 10th season of excavations in the ancient Galilean synagogue at Huqoq uncovers intricate mosaic floor panels dating back nearly 1,600 years.

Two women in Regency regalia stand talking at the Ackland Art Museum at the Jane Austen event.

Jane Austen Summer Program: Back in all its Regency glory

The Jane Austen Summer Program returned this year after a hiatus due to COVID-19. The symposium for fans of the 19th-century English author participated in an interactive mystery, writing and costuming workshops, film screenings, a Regency ball, a Sunday tea and more.

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Blair L.M. Kelley to lead Center for the Study of the American South

Blair L.M. Kelley, a noted scholar of Black history and the African American experience, will be the next director of the Center for the Study of the American South and co-director of the Southern Futures Initiative.