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Araujo explores ‘Slavery as History and Memory’ in 2023 Reckford Lecture

Ana Lucia Araujo at the lectern in the University Room to a full room. A projection slide shows movie posters including Lincoln, 12 Years a Slave, and more.

In her talk, Araujo described the perceived differences of history and memory, the way they intersect, and the implications for historians. “History and memory are, at the end of the day, two different modes of discourse that engage the past in different ways,” said Araujo.

A ‘Conversation’ with Alan Shapiro (FFP ’99, ’09)

Alan Shapiro smiling in a library

All morning as we talk inside the room  around the table, our bodies are aswarm  with light and shade, our voices like a web  hung in the air between us, stitching  and unstitching in the telling and the hearing,  the taking issue with, concord and discord,  every one of us around the table     To writer Alan Shapiro, the Faculty Fellowship experience is an opportunity that brings people together from different disci … Continued

Announcing the 2023 Schwab Academic Excellence Award winners

The Hyde Hall courtyard, with a view to the fountain, in spring.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 21 recipients of the 2023 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The award recognizes one faculty member from each College of Arts and Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences.

Howard University’s Ana Lucia Araujo to deliver 2023 Reckford Lecture

Ana Lucia Araujo

Howard University professor Ana Lucia Araujo will deliver the 2023 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies on Feb. 23 with a presentation titled “Slavery as History and Memory.”

Hyde Hall at 20

The cupola on the roof above the Fellows Room, surrounded by fall leaves. An owl weathervane sits on top.

Hyde Hall opened in 2002 to be the new home of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Q&A with advisory board member Philip Charles-Pierre

Advisory board member Philip Charles-Pierre ’95 shares how his time at Carolina and the arts and humanities have shaped his life and why he supports the IAH.

Welcome Reception celebrates Fellows and fellowship at Hyde

An easel holds blue and white balloons and a sign reading “Welcome Faculty” outside of Hyde Hall.

During the first week of classes, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities opened Hyde Hall to past and current Fellows, program participants, and friends for an afternoon of fellowship and food. In addition to celebrating the return of the reception and the start of the new academic year, we also recognized twenty years of Hyde Hall as the home of the IAH.

Announcing the 2022-2023 Academic Leadership Program Fellows

Collage of the 2022-2023 ALP cohort. Top row: Elizabeth Havice, Seth Kotch, Suzanne Maman, Mary-Rose Papandrea. Second row: Courtney Rivard, Kumi Silva, Angela Stuesse, Jonathan Weiler.

Eight faculty members have been selected for the 2022-2023 cohort in the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ Tyson Academic Leadership Program. The program is designed to aid current and emerging leaders through a series of activities to develop leadership capacities, clarify career commitments, and build their leadership network.

Q&A: Eliza Richards (FFP ’21) Helps George Moses Horton’s Work ‘Be Loudly Heard’

Eliza Richards

Eliza Richards (FFP ‘21) speaks with us about her recent project: The Collected Writings of George Moses Horton: A Critical Edition, and the legacy of the Black North Carolina poet.

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

Claire McCaskill

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.