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Magdalena Zaborowska, wearing a University of Michigan mask, stands in the University Room. Out of focus behind her, is her slideshow presentation.

‘Between Home, Blackness and Me’: Interview with 2022 Reckford Speaker Magdalena J. Zaborowska

Kristen Chavez

After the 2022 Reckford Lecture, speaker Magdalena Zaborowska joins Patricia Parker and Sharon Holland for a deeper dive into themes from her remarks, including questions about belonging and identity in James Baldwin’s p … Continued


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Michael Figueroa

Michael Figueroa: Facilitating community

Kristen Chavez

Michael Figueroa, who has led the Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group throughout the pandemic, views the group as an opportunity for people to find support networks. “I want the ethos of the group to scale from … Continued


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Performance and the US-Mexico Border with China Medel

Kristen Chavez

China Medel talks about her work in media and performance studies, as well as her manuscript Spectral Aethestics: Alternative Media and Visibility at the US-Mexico Border, which looks at a selection of film photography, … Continued


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Vibrant flowers in front of the Old Well

Announcing the 2022-2023 Faculty Fellows

Kristen Chavez

The Faculty Fellowship Program offers College of Arts & Sciences faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic, and scholarly projects that lead to publication, exhibition, composition, and performa … Continued


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Lane McDonald

Q&A with Advisory Board Vice Chair Lane McDonald

Kristen Chavez

Lane Morris McDonald ’00 is the Vice Chair of the IAH Advisory Board. In this Q&A, she talks about her time at Carolina and what inspires her to give back.


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Patricia Parker and Magdalena Zaborowska converse during the 2022 Reckford Lecture in the University Room of Hyde Hall.

‘Between Home, Blackness, and Me’

Kristen Chavez

Reckford speaker Magdalena Zaborowska discusses James Baldwin, identity, and more.


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The Endurance Project with Gwendolyn Schwinke and Maya Gurantz

Kristen Chavez

Assistant Professor Gwendolyn Schwinke and artist Maya Gurantz discuss their latest collaboration, The Endurance Project.


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Students play "Layers of Fear" during their "Horror and the Global Gothic: Film, Literature, Theory" class in the Greenlaw Gameroom on January 31, 2020.

Rivard (FFP ’21) wins NEH grant to develop gaming studies minor

Kristen Chavez

Courtney Rivard, a 2021 Faculty Fellow, was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project, “Integrating Storytelling & Critical Game Studies into the Curriculum.”


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Campus-side entrance of Hyde Hall in spring.

Announcing the 2022 Schwab Academic Excellence Award winners

Kristen Chavez

The Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The award recognizes one faculty member from each College of Arts & Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qua … Continued


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2022 Reckford Lecture with Magdalena J. Zaborowska When: Feb. 24, 2022. 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. on Zoom Institute for the Arts and Humanities

Institute to explore race, identity and belonging in Reckford Lecture and related events

Kristen Chavez

This year’s Reckford Lecture, to be delivered by Magdalena J. Zaborowska, sees expanded programming with support from the Race, Memory, and Reckoning Initiative.


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