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Joey Richards stands in front of a sculpture near the CURRENT ArtSpace on Franklin Street. He plays in a band called Joey Cougar and The Starfish.

Performing and researching stand-up comedy

Doctoral student Joey Richards is a stand-up comedian who researches performance studies, teaches in the department of communication in the College of Arts & Sciences, and serves on the Graduate and Professional Student Federation.


Humanities for the Public Good symposium poster features a hand holding binoculars with the words What Now in the lenses.

Humanities for the Public Good symposium asks “What Now?”

The Humanities for the Public Good Symposium, four days of conversation and presentations, will run virtually starting April 6.


The words Arts Everywhere in colorful dots on a black background.

Arts Everywhere Day honors reflection

Arts Everywhere Day will be returning on April 9. The annual event is a celebration of the arts that encourages the entire Carolina community to engage with diverse arts experiences and raise awareness of the breadth and depth of the arts at UNC-Chapel Hill.


Located in Fetzer Hall, Livian Kennedy alumna's mural features five silhouetted athletes playing various sports, including basketball, swimming and tennis. A blue-green gradient — along with watermarks representing the courts and fields each of the athletes play on — sets the backdrop of the mural.

Arts Everywhere brings new murals to campus

Whether it’s the stairways of Fetzer Hall or on the walls of UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School’s undergraduate floor, Arts Everywhere is adding color to Carolina’s campus by sponsoring murals in various locations.


Photo of William Ferris on the left, photo of the book cover on the right.

Bookmark This

Bookmark This is a feature that highlights new books by College of Arts & Sciences faculty and alumni. This month’s book: “I AM A MAN: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1970” by William R. Ferris.


Patricia Parker named next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Patricia Parker has been named the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. Her four-year term will begin July 1.


Photo shows a black and white pic of Jane Austen on a purple background with the words "Virtually Yours" at the top.

‘Pride and Prejudice’ in the pandemic

Energized by a lively series on “Race and the Regency,” “Bridgerton” buzz and an interactive murder mystery, the Jane Austen Summer Program makes its virtual debut.


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