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James Ketch

James Ketch, Professor, Music

M. Clay

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 h … Continued


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Jennifer Ho named new IAH Associate Director

M. Clay

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 … Continued


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Jennifer Ho

Jennifer Ho, IAH Associate Director; Professor, English and Comparative Literature

M. Clay

In her 10 years as Carolina faculty, Professor Ho has focused her research on the construction of contemporary American identities. H She is a 2008 Faculty Fellow and a 2016 Academic Leadership Program Fellow. She was al … Continued


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Patricia Parker

Patricia Parker, Department of Communication Chair

M. Clay

Patricia Parker 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 Wom … Continued


Categories: IAH Podcast


Behind the Japanese Tea Gathering

M. Clay

As fall gives way to winter, gathering over a hot beverage is a natural way for humans to connect. “It is the art of everyday life,” explains Chizuko Sueyoshi, who along with members of the Japanese Tea Practitioners of … Continued


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IAH Fellow Defending Humanities: Post-GOP Debate

M. Clay

In a Time article, IAH Fellow (2003) and philosophy professor Douglas MacLean defends “the number of philosophers” we need in response to Marco Rubio’s comments in the GOP debate: “We need more welders and less philosoph … Continued


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

M. Clay

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.


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Arts and Sciences Foundation features IAH’s Pardue Fellowship for its 40th anniversary

M. Clay

It began when UNC music professor and jazz studies director Jim Ketch became the first faculty fellow in 1992, thanks to an endowment by David Pardue ’69 and his wife Becky. Back then, the Institute was called the Progra … Continued


Categories: Giving, News


Current ALP fellow Jennifer Ho featured in Carolina Arts & Sciences

M. Clay

Jennifer Ho, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, weaves her personal story as a Chinese-Jamaican American around food, family and identity during her visit to Jamaica to honor her late Uncle Frank. … Continued


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