As fall gives way to winter, gathering over a hot beverage is a natural way for humans to connect. “It is the art of everyday life,” explains Chizuko Sueyoshi, who along with members of the Japanese Tea Practitioners of Durham (JTPD) will demonstrate chanoyu, or “the way of tea.” Carolina Asia Center Director and Associate Professor of Asian Studies Morgan Pitelka will lead a conversation about tea rituals followed by the Japanese tea gathering at Hyde Hall on Friday, Nov. 20.
Monthly Archives: November 2015
In a Time article, IAH Fellow (2003) and philosophy professor Douglas MacLean defends “the number of philosophers” we need in response to Marco Rubio’s comments in the GOP debate: “We need more welders and less philosophers.”
It began when UNC music professor and jazz studies director Jim Ketch became the first faculty fellow in 1992, thanks to an endowment by David Pardue ’69 and his wife Becky. Back then, the Institute was called the Program for the Arts and the Humanities, located at the former West House between Hanes and Swain Halls. The story also features current Pardue Fellow Stephanie Elizondo Griest, assistant professor of creative nonfiction.