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2020 Johnson Prize Winner Betsy Olson

Elizabeth Olson, George Johnson Prize

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



Studying BTS with Candace Epps Robertson

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.



Helga Davis: Artist-in-Residence, Carolina Performing Arts

Helga Davis

Helga Davis, musician, artist, Carolina Performing Arts artist in residence speaks with us on the life of an interdisciplinary artist. 



The History Of TransAfrica With Ron Williams

Assistant Professor Ron Williams (Department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies) discusses his current book project on the advocacy organization TransAfrica.



Theater Of The Everyday And Marginalized With Jacqueline Lawton

Jacqueline Lawton

Assistant Professor of Dramatic Art Jacqueline Lawton joins us again to talk about the projects she is working on. How are her plays living on despite the pandemic? Listen to find out!



Afro-German Afrofuturism With Priscilla Layne

Priscilla Layne

Associate Professor Priscilla Layne talks about her latest research on Afro-German Afrofuturism in literature and theater.



The Poetry Of W.E.B. Du Bois With Rebecka Rutledge Fisher

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature Rebecka Rutledge Fisher discusses her decades-long research on the work of prolific author W.E.B. Du Bois.



Medicine and the Armed Forces with Jocelyn Chua

Jocelyn Chua

Associate Professor of Anthropology Jocelyn Chua discusses her current research on the use of psycho-pharmaceuticals by active-duty soldiers in the US Army post 9/11.



Southern Futures With Melody Hunter-Pillion And Corban Davis

Southern Futures UNC

Melody Hunter-Pillion and Corban Davis speak with Philip on the Southern Futures Initiative and the Southern Futures podcast.  



Music Of Arab America Post 9/11 With Michael Figueroa

Music Professor Michael Figueroa talks about the music of Arab America as a key component to post-9/11 racial identity formation. Prof. Figueroa will serve as the facilitator of the IAH Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group in the academic year 2020-2021.



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