A home for conversation and collaboration

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities serves as UNC-Chapel Hill’s faculty home for interdisciplinary conversation and collaboration. The IAH supports its mission through its commitment to three interrelated areas of faculty life: scholarship, leadership, and fellowship.


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Recent News

  • Becker and Lindquist

    IAH Podcast | Misha Becker and Kristen Lindquist on how they collaborated on a FIRE grant

    Misha Becker, left, and Kristen Lindquist What began as an idea linking language, art, and psychological development quickly became a project at a local museum. A $25,000 grant for radical interdisciplinary research can do that. IAH Fellow and Associate Professor of … Continued

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    Reckford lecture focuses on exotification of Asian culture

    Now in its 22nd year, the 2016 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies is titled Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art. The Institute for the Arts and Humanities will host the event Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 in Hyde Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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    IAH Podcast | Mark Schoenfisch, Chemistry Professor

    Can Robert M. Pirsig’s Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance be a pathway to learning chemistry? Professor Mark Schoenfisch, winner of the Chapman Family Teaching Award, uses it to show students what it means to “question things” and “experiencing life to the … Continued

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    IAH co-sponsored $25,000 grant deadline Feb. 16

    Fostering Interdisciplinary Research Explorations (FIRE) is now in its second year. The Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will offer up to three 25,000 grants. FIRE aims to encourage radically interdisciplinary innovation that … Continued

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