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$25 million gift helps secure graduate students’ future

September 18, 2019

A transformational $25 million bequest to the UNC College of Arts & Sciences ensures a bright future for graduate students. The gift from an anonymous donor will enable the College to compete for the most promising graduate students for generations to come.

A path to public humanities work: Graduate student Pallavi Gupta

August 21, 2019

Pallavi Gupta (geography) worked on a photo-narrative project with a group of women workers in Hyderabad, India, to visualize and build public understanding of the dangers of unsanitary conditions in Hyderabad train stations and to advocate for the health and well-being of sanitary waste workers.

A path to public humanities work: Graduate student Anne Fertig

August 20, 2019

Anne Fertig (English and comparative literature) is expanding the work of the Jane Austen Summer Program into the Durham community by partnering with Durham community libraries to run book groups throughout the 2019-2020 year that expand local readers’ appreciation of female novelists (other than Austen) in the 19th century.

Kathryn Lofton to give 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony keynote address

February 22, 2018

Kathryn Lofton, a critic of popular culture and historian of religion, will give the keynote address at UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2018 Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. She received both her master’s and doctoral degrees in religious studies from the College of Arts & Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill.