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IAH Director Mark Katz talks with UNC System President Margaret Spellings

It was not all policy for Mark Katz, director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, when he met with new UNC System president Margaret Spellings on Tuesday, March 22, as part of the president’s tour of UNC schools. At a gathering in the 1789 Venture Lab in downtown Chapel Hill, Katz first described how, as a music professor, the idea of creating the Beat Making Lab came from teaching a course on arts entrepre … Continued

Former U.S. Congressman, author Barney Frank to Discuss ‘Downsizing our Global Ambition’ for the 2015 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship

Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank will deliver the 2015 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, hosted by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, a part of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina. The free public talk, “Indispensability Abroad vs Effective Democratic Governance at Home,” will take place on September 24, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Carroll Hall Auditorium, located at 114 East … Continued

Institute for the Arts and Humanities Presents: Food and the Humanities

Join us for mealtime conversations with UNC Humanities faculty on topics related to the new pan-university research theme: “Food for All: Local and Global Perspectives.”  All events will be held in the University Room of Hyde Hall–free of charge–and open to faculty, staff, and students.  Advance registration is required for some events.  See details below. Carolina Tasting Salon – Thursday, September 17, 2015, 4:00 … Continued

Difficult Conversations continues

Last month, faculty from across the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill gathered for the inauguration of the Difficult Conversations series.

International Hip-Hop Artists Converge on Chapel Hill

During the week of April 13–17, professional hip-hop artists from Africa, Asia, and Europe will be in residence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

UNC’s year-long World War I commemoration launches in August

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill marks the centenary of World War I during 2014-15 with a yearlong, interdisciplinary “conversation” among faculty, students and the community examining the war’s legacy and impact.

New UNC faculty members share highlights of their work

13 College of Arts and Sciences faculty members shared glimpses of their scholarship at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ 2014 New Faculty Microtalks.

IAH-supported conference raises UNC’s profile in American literary studies

More than 500 scholars from 200 colleges, universities and research centers and seven countries converged on Chapel Hill March 13-16 to attend the third biennial conference of C19, the prestigious Society of Nineteenth Century Americanists.

UNC expert and alumnus weigh in on affordable health care

Capitalism and too many health care players invested in the status quo are responsible for a U.S. health care system that is the most expensive in the world but denies access to millions of American and yields poorer outcomes than those of other developed nations.