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John McGowan

John McGowan, Director Emeritus 2006-2014

M. Clay

John McGowan is the 2016 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Fellow.


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IAH Podcast | Michele Berger, Director, Faculty Fellows Program

M. Clay

When Michele Berger is not teaching, researching and writing, she is preparing to guide faculty through their fellowships at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.


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Q&A: How studying the humanities at Carolina shaped a politician’s life

M. Clay

At 24, Cannon is the youngest of three openly gay lawmakers in the Georgia House, representing the 58th District in east urban Atlanta. The black millennial Democrat identifies as “queer,” a term that can represent gay, … Continued


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IAH Podcast | Elizabeth Engelhardt, Professor, American Studies

M. Clay

Elizabeth Engelhardt is looking closely at the history and culture of boarding houses in the U.S. South. “There is a surprising number of stories of people re-inventing themselves, passing their gender, passing their rac … Continued


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IAH Podcast | Todd Ochoa, Associate Professor of Religious Studies

M. Clay

Todd Ochoa is an anthropologist who focuses on religion. This semester he is teaching Introduction to Religion and Culture to 180 students as well as a graduate course, Religion in Postcolonial Americas. Ochoa explains t … Continued


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The IAH awards John McGowan the Johnson Prize

M. Clay

John McGowan is the 2016 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an Institute for the Arts and Humanities Fellow.


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IAH Podcast | Mariska Leunissen, Associate Professor, Philosophy

M. Clay

We talked to Faculty Fellow Mariska Leunissen after she completed her fellowship Spring 2016. Leunissen discusses her unique perspective on the philosophy of Aristotle, especially his foundational text on biology. she pr … Continued


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Mariska Leunissen

Mariska Leunissen, Associate Professor, Philosophy

M. Clay

Faculty Fellow Mariska Leunissen discusses her unique perspective on the philosophy of Aristotle, especially his foundational text on biology. She provides insight on how we can apply his work to our modern lives by exam … Continued


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Andrew Perrin

Andrew Perrin, Professor, Sociology

M. Clay

“Humanities mode of thinking is unique. It really values complexity,” says Andrew Perrin. “It’s a very different way of thinking from STEM scholars and social science scholars.” It is these mechanisms that have compelled … Continued


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Andrew Perrin | Professor, Sociology

M. Clay

How does one quantify humanities education on democracy? This is the task before Andrew Perrin, Professor of Sociology. Perrin is a Faculty Fellow (2007) and Academic Leadership Fellow (2010). He just finished a Faculty … Continued


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