A week in the life of faculty supported by the Institute

I often marvel at—and am grateful for—the unexpected places my career has taken me, and as a graduate student, or even as a junior faculty member not so long ago, I would never have imagined a future with a week like this. More specifically, I never expected either to be in the public eye or collaborating with musicians.



Honors Carolina and the Institute collaborate on student grant

Hyde Hall at McCorkle Place entrance

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities and Honors Carolina—with the generous support of the William C. Friday Leadership Fund—are proud to offer an exciting new opportunity for Honors Carolina students to assist IAH Fellows in their current research projects.



IAH welcomes 2016-2017 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 cohort of Faculty Fellows.  The Faculty Fellows Program provides on-campus leaves for faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences to work on interdisciplinary scholarly projects. Fellows also gather weekly around a meal to discuss their projects and professional development goals under the guidance of Michele Tracy Berger, Associate Profes … Continued



NEH Summer Stipends 2017

NEH Summer Stipends support individuals working full-time on a humanities project at any stage of development by providing funding for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing. Faculty members teaching full-time at colleges and universities must be nominated by their institutions to apply for a summer stipend.



New grant from IAH links the arts and social justice

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites faculty artists to submit proposals for projects that incorporate themes of social justice. According to IAH Director Mark Katz, the initiative will award a total of $25,000 to create works that engage with issues of social justice.



Kenneth Janken on his book ‘Wilmington Ten’ and Black History Month

The way he tells it, Kenneth Janken is not a multi-tasker. “I don’t work well when I try to juggle two major research projects,” says Janken, UNC professor in the departments  of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, as well as director of the UNC Center for the Study of the American South. “When I complete one project, I like to give myself time carefully to consider what the next one will be.” Except tha … Continued



Now Accepting Applications, Nominations for Academic Leadership Program Fellowships

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications and nominations for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Leadership Program (ALP), due October 30, 2015. The ALP helps prepare and support current and emerging academic leaders at UNC. Eight Fellows, selected annually from units throughout the University, engage in a series of activities to help them develop leadership skills, clarify their career commitment … Continued



IAH Welcomes 2015-2016 Cohort of Faculty Fellows

  The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2015-2016 cohort of Faculty Fellows.  The Faculty Fellows Program provides on-campus leaves for faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences to work on interdisciplinary scholarly projects. Fellows also gather weekly around a meal to discuss their projects and professional development goals under the guidance of Michele Tracy Berger, Associate … Continued



Victoria Rovine: The universality of textiles

Since the early 1990s, associate professor of art Victoria Rovine has conducted research in Mali, where she first discovered her love of textiles.



The art of surgery: Cary Levine on the intersection of art and science

It’s seven a.m. on a spring morning, and associate professor of art Cary Levine is at UNC’s Memorial Hospital, delivering an early morning lecture to an unexpected crowd—UNC-CH medical students.



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