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Patricia Parker smiles in the Hyde Hall courtyard, with the Fellows fountain behind her.

Leadership and Engaged Humanities Scholarship with Patricia Parker – Part 1

Kristen Chavez

Institute for the Arts and Humanities Director Patricia Parker reflects on her first year leading the IAH, and how her experiences and work in engaged scholarship prepared her for the role.


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Ana Lucia Araujo

Howard University’s Ana Lucia Araujo to deliver 2023 Reckford Lecture

Kristen Chavez

Howard University professor Ana Lucia Araujo will deliver the 2023 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies on Feb. 23 with a presentation titled “Slavery as History and Memory.”


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Fellows’ Recently Published Works: 2021

Kristen Chavez

Throughout 2021, IAH Fellows continued to launch exhibitions, debut new works and publish new manuscripts.   Daniel Anderson (FFP ’03, 07), English and Comparative Literature Video Scholarship and Screen Composing, Unive … Continued


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Fellows’ Recently Published Works: 2020

Kristen Chavez

Despite unprecedented challenges from the pandemic, the Institute’s Faculty and Academic Leadership Fellows continued to publish scholarship and create artistic works through 2020. This compiles the published books, film … Continued


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Kenneth Janken, Professor, African, African American and Diaspora Studies. George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow.

Kenneth Janken receives George Johnson Prize, recognition for distinguished achievement

Kristen Chavez

Kenneth Janken, professor of African, African American and Diaspora Studies, is the 2022 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow.


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The cupola on the roof above the Fellows Room, surrounded by fall leaves. An owl weathervane sits on top.

Hyde Hall at 20

Kristen Chavez

Hyde Hall opened in 2002 to be the new home of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences.


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An easel holds blue and white balloons and a sign reading “Welcome Faculty” outside of Hyde Hall.

Welcome Reception celebrates Fellows and fellowship at Hyde

Kristen Chavez

During the first week of classes, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities opened Hyde Hall to past and current Fellows, program participants, and friends for an afternoon of fellowship and food. In addition to celebrat … Continued


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Oswaldo Estrada, holding his notebook, in his office in Dey Hall.

Experiences in the Faculty Fellowship Program with Oswaldo Estrada

Kristen Chavez

Oswaldo Estrada, professor of Romance studies, discusses the Faculty Fellowship Program. After receiving a fellowship three times, Estrada returned as its program director in 2021. As he enters the second year in the rol … Continued


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Collage of the 2022-2023 ALP cohort. Top row: Elizabeth Havice, Seth Kotch, Suzanne Maman, Mary-Rose Papandrea. Second row: Courtney Rivard, Kumi Silva, Angela Stuesse, Jonathan Weiler.

Announcing the 2022-2023 Academic Leadership Program Fellows

Kristen Chavez

Eight faculty members have been selected for the 2022-2023 cohort in the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ Tyson Academic Leadership Program. The program is designed to aid current and emerging leaders through a ser … Continued


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Recovering stories from the past: The Sewing Girl’s Tale

Kristen Chavez

History professor John Wood Sweet joins the podcast to talk about his new book, The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America, published by Henry Holt and Company. He talks about the … Continued


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