Fine Arts & Humanities
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Ashton Thorne spent his summer searching for elusive, queercore zines
The UNC senior’s research took him to libraries in Chicago and North Carolina to find transgender representation in queercore publications from the ’80s to the early 2000s.
Hettleman Prizes awarded to four exceptional early-career faculty
The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise.
Meet a Tar Heel: Thomas Wolfe Scholar Serene Almehmi
Serene Almehmi is one of this year’s two recipients of the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a four-year, full-ride merit scholarship through the English and comparative literature department that is given to an exceptional writer every year.
Meet a Tar Heel: Thomas Wolfe Scholar Alex Gast
Alex Gast is one of this year’s two recipients of the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, a four-year, full-ride merit scholarship for exceptional students interested in creative writing. The scholarship is given by the department of English and comparative literature.
Teaching poetry and literature in prison
Theodore Nollert, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of English and comparative literature, has taught American poetry and literature to an unexpected audience. He has traveled to Granville Correctional Institution dozens of times this year to teach a course to inmates.
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.
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.