Beverly Taylor, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Beverly Taylor, Professor of English

M. Clay

Beverly Taylor discusses her road to her life of research on poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. “Feminist scholars in the 1960s and 1970s uncovered the feminist and abolitionist politics in Barrett Browning’s poetry. Taylo … Continued


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Molly Worthen, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Molly Worthen, Assistant Professor of History

M. Clay

Before becoming an academic, Molly Worthen worked as a journalist. She brings this sensibility to her work as a scholar. She also writes a regular column for the New York Times Opinion Section. She describes her work in … Continued


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Lien Truong, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Lien Truong, Assistant Professor of Art

M. Clay

Faculty Fellow Lien Truong is a dedicated, renowned artist. She discusses how she was drawn to art as a teen. “It became an outlet for working out issues in the world.” She scoped out the faculty at Carolina before decid … Continued


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Michael Kennedy, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

General Alumni Association Honors Michael Kennedy with 2017 Distinguished Service Medal

M. Clay

The GAA honored Institute for the Arts and Humanities Board Member Michael Kennedy (’79), among others with the 2017 Distinguished Service Medal. The prize recognizes his work in drawing on business experience to support … Continued


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Gabriel Trop, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Gabriel Trop, Associate Professor, German Studies

M. Clay

Gabriel Trop discusses how philosophy and literature led him to the scholarship of German aesthetics, especially the one professor who inspired and challenged him. He branched out to study the Classics to better understa … Continued


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Tanya Shields Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Tanya Shields, Associate Professor, Women’s and Gender Studies

M. Clay

Tanya Shields is an Academic Leadership Program Fellow and director of undergraduate studies in her department. She discusses her latest work as dramaturge for the production of Plantation Remix at Houston-based Progress … Continued


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Hyde Hall in the Fall

Schwab Academic Excellence Awards support 20 faculty members

M. Clay

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced the 20 winners of this year’s Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The $3,000 prize recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department acro … Continued


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Mark Katz

Director Mark Katz wins UNC Diversity Award

M. Clay

IAH Director Mark Katz has won the University Diversity Award for Faculty. The prize recognizes “significant contribution to the enhancement, support and/or furtherance of diversity on the campus and in the community.”


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old well unc

Institute hosts conference as part of NEH Next Generation PhD grant initiative

M. Clay

Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the initiative looks beyond “the academic-focused future we’re accustomed to training graduate students for,” said NEH Chairman William D. Adams.


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Hyde Hall at McCorkle Place entrance

Honors Carolina and the Institute collaborate on student grant

M. Clay

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities and Honors Carolina—with the generous support of the William C. Friday Leadership Fund—are proud to offer an exciting new opportunity for Honors Carolina students to assist IAH F … Continued


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