Category: IAH Podcast
Kenneth Janken on Bringing the Wilmington Ten to the Public’s Attention
African, African American and diaspora studies professor Kenneth Janken received the 2022 George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow. On March 23, 2023, he received the award and delivered a lecture, “Bringing the Wilmington Ten to the Public’s Attention: One Historian’s Experience in Public Humanities.” Before his lecture, he sat down to talk about his research, public reaction to the cas … Continued
Episode 127: Slavery as History and Memory with 2023 Reckford Lecturer Ana Lucia Araujo
Director Patricia Parker talks with 2023 Reckford Lecture speaker and historian Ana Lucia Araujo about her research.
Public Humanities Engagement and Interdisciplinary Collaborations with Patricia Parker – Part 2
Institute for the Arts and Humanities Patricia Parker talks about the impact of public humanities engagement. She also shares her recent interdisciplinary collaborations with other UNC faculty and international partners.
Leadership and Engaged Humanities Scholarship with Patricia Parker – Part 1
Institute for the Arts and Humanities Director Patricia Parker reflects on her first year leading the IAH, and how her experiences and work in engaged scholarship prepared her for the role.
Viji Sathy on leading the Academic Leadership Program
Viji Sathy, the IAH’s Tyson Academic Leadership Program Director, talks about how the program helps faculty across the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, her experiences in leadership development, and the way she brings her work in inclusive teaching into the ALP seminars.
Experiences in the Faculty Fellowship Program with Oswaldo Estrada
Oswaldo Estrada, professor of Romance studies, discusses the Faculty Fellowship Program. After receiving a fellowship three times, Estrada returned as its program director in 2021. As he enters the second year in the role, we talk about the program, the way that it enhances faculty research, his past experiences as a Fellow, and what he’s looking forward to learning from this year’s cohorts.
Recovering stories from the past: The Sewing Girl’s Tale
History professor John Wood Sweet joins the podcast to talk about his new book, The Sewing Girl’s Tale: A Story of Crime and Consequences in Revolutionary America, published by Henry Holt and Company. He talks about the experiences of researching and publishing this book, his IAH Faculty Fellowship in 2020, and why he started telling the stories of people who aren’t widely known.
‘Between Home, Blackness and Me’: Interview with 2022 Reckford Speaker Magdalena J. Zaborowska
After the 2022 Reckford Lecture, speaker Magdalena Zaborowska joins Patricia Parker and Sharon Holland for a deeper dive into themes from her remarks, including questions about belonging and identity in James Baldwin’s philosophy of Black queer humanism. She also discusses her interdisciplinary research methodologies and provides a glimpse into her future Baldwin-inspired projects.
Performance and the US-Mexico Border with China Medel
China Medel talks about her work in media and performance studies, as well as her manuscript Spectral Aethestics: Alternative Media and Visibility at the US-Mexico Border, which looks at a selection of film photography, new media and installation art about the crisis of migrant death at the US Mexico border.
The Endurance Project with Gwendolyn Schwinke and Maya Gurantz
Assistant Professor Gwendolyn Schwinke and artist Maya Gurantz discuss their latest collaboration, The Endurance Project.
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