Re-envisioning the Humanities PhD Conference

March 24, 2017

This one-day conference focuses on all the possibilities with a humanities PhD outside of academia. The conference brings UNC-Chapel Hill graduate alumni in the humanities back to campus to share their experiences of applying skills gained in their graduate training to … Continued

New grant from IAH links the arts and social justice

April 1, 2016

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites faculty artists to submit proposals for projects that incorporate themes of social justice. According to IAH Director Mark Katz, the initiative will award a total of $25,000 to create works that engage with issues of social justice.

IAH Director Mark Katz talks with UNC System President Margaret Spellings

March 24, 2016

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 entrepreneurship.

Jennifer Ho named new IAH Associate Director

December 16, 2015

Dr. Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will become the Associate Director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.

“I’m very excited to be working with IAH Director Mark Katz and the rest of the IAH staff and am eager to help support the faculty in the college and across the university,” says Professor Ho.

IAH Podcast | James Ketch, Music Professor and Jazz Studies Director

December 10, 2015

James Ketch, UNC music professor and jazz studies director, is passionate about teaching and learning. In 1992, he was the first IAH fellow, funded by David and Becky Pardue. Since then, he has continued to flourish in his teaching, service and research.

IAH Podcast | Patricia Parker, Department of Communication Chair

November 20, 2015

Welcome to IAH Podcast, a series from the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our first podcast is an interview with Patricia Parker, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at UNC. She discusses her work at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. “It was the Institute for the Arts and Humanities that really helped me go from idea to action,” she says about creating the Ella Baker Women’s Center for Leadership and Community Activism.

IAH Fellow featured in R.O.I. cover story

November 16, 2015

Sridhar Balasubramanian, marketing professor at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and Academic Leadership Program Fellow (2015), is featured in the Fall 2015 issue of the school’s R.O.I. magazine.