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.

Scholarship

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Leadership

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Learn more about the Academic Leadership Programs and apply

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Fellowship

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Learn more about the Faculty Life Cycle Programs and join

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Help the IAH recruit, refresh, and retain UNC’s best faculty

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Recent News

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    Andrew Perrin | Professor, Sociology

    How does one quantify humanities education on democracy? This is the task before Andrew Perrin, Professor of Sociology. Perrin is a Faculty Fellow (2007) and Academic Leadership Fellow (2010). He just finished a Faculty Fellowship in Spring 2016, where he researched humanities education and its impact on citizenship.

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    IAH welcomes 2016-2017 Faculty Fellows

    The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 cohort of Faculty Fellows.  The Faculty Fellows Program provides on-campus leaves for faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences to work on interdisciplinary scholarly projects. Fellows … Continued

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    NEH Summer Stipends 2017

    NEH Summer Stipends support individuals working full-time on a humanities project at any stage of development by providing funding for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. Faculty members teaching full-time at colleges and universities must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a summer stipend.

  • The Old Well as seen in the afternoon sunlight on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  March 29, 2016 (Jon Gardiner/UNC-Chapel Hill)

    UNC wins grant as part of $1.65 million NEH Next Generation PhD initiative

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is one of 28 universities taking part in a major national initiative to transform graduate education in the humanities.
    Institute for the Arts and Humanities Director Mark Katz worked with colleagues from across the university to propose “Re-envisioning the Humanities PhD,” a year-long campus-wide conversation on graduate education in the humanities, which will be funded by a $25,000 National Endowment for the Humanities planning grant and matched by UNC.

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