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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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Claire McCaskill sits at a microphone in the Seminar Room of Hyde Hall, recording a podcast.

Podcast with Senator Claire McCaskill

Kristen Chavez

Ahead of the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship, Director Patricia Parker talks with Senator Claire McCaskill about her political career, important figures in her life, and more.


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Weil Lecture on American Citizenship: Oct. 25, 2021

Kristen Chavez

Senator Claire McCaskill delivered the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. To view closed captions, click on the CC button in the YouTube player.   https://youtu.be/014KS9-hSZQ   Capt … Continued


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Amarjit Budhiraja

Meet Amarjit Budhiraja, Chairs Leadership Program Interim Director

Kristen Chavez

As interim director of the Chairs Leadership Program, Amarjit Budhiraja is giving back to the program he called ‘a lifeline’ in his early days as chair.


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Claire McCaskill speaks at a lectern on the stage in Hill Hall.

McCaskill talks about the importance compromise for Weil Lecture

Kristen Chavez

In her remarks, titled “Finding Common Ground: Bipartisanship Within Political Turmoil,” she examined three possible reasons for the lack of compromise in politics. She pointed to the impacts of redistricting on election … Continued


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Viji Sathy

Meet Viji Sathy, Academic Leadership Program Director

Kristen Chavez

Whether she’s teaching undergraduates or leading a workshop for faculty, Viji Sathy continues to focus on inclusion.


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Claire McCaskill

Claire McCaskill, U.S. Senator 2007-2018, will deliver the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship at UNC

Kristen Chavez

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities announces Claire McCaskill, U.S. Senator 2007-2018, will deliver the 2021 Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on Monday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. EDT in a virtual event.


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Oswaldo Estrada

Meet Oswaldo Estrada, Faculty Fellows Program Director

Kristen Chavez

As a three-time Faculty Fellow, new program director Oswaldo Estrada recognizes the importance of “the exchange of ideas” that the program offers participants.


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