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Southern Oral History Program turns 50

March 28, 2024

Its interviewers record the stories of ordinary and prominent Southerners alike to better understand history. The Southern Oral History Program is based in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Two College of Arts and Sciences departments awarded Mellon grants

March 27, 2024

The departments of African, African American and diaspora studies and women’s and gender studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill have been awarded grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Affirming Multivocal Humanities initiative.  

Two faculty selected for National Humanities Center residencies

June 6, 2023

Hugo Méndez in religious studies and Nina Martin in geography in the College of Arts and Sciences were recently selected for summer residencies at the National Humanities Center — a four-week program to give humanities scholars an opportunity to make progress on a current research project or jump-start a new one.

3D imaging project brings Nepali sacred site to life

January 23, 2023

Religious studies scholar Lauren Leve partnered with a computer science class last semester to further her ongoing work to create an annotated 3D model of Swayambhunath, an ancient holy site in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.