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Announcing the 2021-2022 Faculty Fellows

Tommie Watson

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 cohort of Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowship Program offers UNC College of Arts and Sciences faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious … Continued


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Ebony Johnson receives Employee Forum’s 2021 Pinnacle Award

Tommie Watson

Congratulations to IAH Event Planner Ebony Johnson, who is the recipient of the UNC Employee Forum’s 2021 Pinnacle Award, granted to an employee who has demonstrated leadership, vision, and commitment to excellence, and … Continued


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Petal Samuel

Literature on the Politics of Noise with Petal Samuel

Tommie Watson

Literary Scholar and Assistant Professor of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies Petal Samuel sits down to discuss her current research project.    


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Introducing the new IAH Director: Dr. Patricia Parker

Tommie Watson

We are pleased to share that Patricia Parker will be the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. This is a four-year term, effective July 1. Pat, chair of the department of Communication, has been a m … Continued


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Elizabeth Olson, George Johnson Prize

2020 Johnson Prize Winner Betsy Olson

Tommie Watson

Geography Professor Betsy Olson, recipient of the George Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow, sits with Philip to discuss her career as a scholar and campus leader.


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Launching: Scholarly 101 Publishing Event Series

Tommie Watson

The new Scholarly 101 series, developed by Pamela Lothspeich (Director of the New Faculty Program) and Ebony Johnson (Event Planner) features skilled and knowledgeable freelance academic editors who regularly work with f … Continued


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Studying BTS with Candace Epps Robertson

Tommie Watson

Assistant Professor Epps-Robertson discusses her work on a collaborative and open-sourced syllabus on the South Korean pop group BTS and their fandom known as ARMY.


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Hyde Hall Door

IAH responds to BOG settlement with increased support for race and reckoning research

Tommie Watson

The appalling decision by the University of North Carolina System’s Board of Governors to use the UNC-Chapel Hill’s resources and name to support a pro-Confederacy organization highlights the urgent need for the Universi … Continued


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