Food for Thought: An Invitation for ALP Alumni Groups

Come with your Academic Leadership Program group back to Hyde Hall to enjoy a meal in the Fellows Room — where your Thursday ALP sessions took place and where your cohort was “born and raised.”  With the aim to encourage your sustained meetings and engagement as leaders on our campus, the IAH has reserved some evenings in the Fellows Room and will provide funds for your cohort to have dinner “back where it all began” … Continued



Between Two Bookshelves: Andy Perrin

Andy Perrin

Between Two Bookshelves is a quarterly conference call hosted by NHA that offers members a brief deep dive into Washington, D.C.-based humanities policy. This quarter, the NHA spoke with Dr. Andrew Perrin, the Ruel W. Tyson Professor of the Humanities and director of the University of North Carolina’s Institute for the Arts and Humanities on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019. Dr. Perrin’s webinar is now available to stream vi … Continued



IAH offers a faculty coworking space in Hyde Hall

  Starting Friday, September 20, 2019, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities will be offering a drop-in working space for faculty in the University Room at Hyde Hall. Each Friday from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the IAH will dedicate space to write and build community with faculty across the College with our “Faculty Write-In” sessions.  Tables and chairs will be set up for faculty to stop by at any point to work. The … Continued



The Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ Founder Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Passes Away at 88

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ visionary founder, Ruel Willoughby Tyson, Jr. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill lost an esteemed scholar, colleague, mentor, and friend on the evening of Thursday, May 30, 2019. Tyson was born in the Winterville Township in Pitt County, N.C., on Dec. 2, 1930. Growing up near the banks of the Tar River, … Continued



The Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ Founder Ruel W. Tyson, Jr. Passes Away at 88

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities’ visionary founder, Ruel Willoughby Tyson, Jr. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill lost an esteemed scholar, colleague, mentor, and friend on the evening of Thursday, May 30, 2019. Tyson was born in the Winterville Township in Pitt County, N.C., on Dec. 2, 1930. Growing up near the banks of the Tar River, … Continued



Announcing the 2019-2020 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2019-2020 cohort of Faculty Fellows.  The Faculty Fellowship 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. The deadline for 2020-2021 fellowships will be in Septem … Continued



Professor Andrew J. Perrin Announced as New IAH Director

Professor Andrew J. Perrin has been named the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, effective July 1. He will succeed Mark Katz, who completes his IAH term at the end of the spring 2019 semester. Perrin is a professor of sociology and special assistant to the provost and dean for accreditation and curricular innovation. He has been a member of the Carolina faculty since 2001. Perrin has deep exp … Continued



Announcing the Schwab Academic Excellence Award Winners

College of Arts and Sciences

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has announced the winners of this year’s Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The $3,000 prize recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department across the arts, humanities and qualitative sciences. Department chairs nominate faculty for the award. Awardees may use the funds to advance their teaching or scholarship. Former IAH Advisory Board Chair Ju … Continued



Call for Applications: Director, New Faculty Program

The IAH New Faculty Program is designed for faculty in the 1st to 3rd year at Carolina and open to all faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences, not only those in the arts and humanities. It is also open to all faculty ranks –assistant, associate, and fixed-term faculty. The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites former faculty and ALP fellows who are currently tenured members of the faculty in the College … Continued



Professor of History Dr. Lloyd Kramer is awarded the 2018 Johnson Prize

  Dr. Lloyd Kramer, Director of Carolina Public Humanities and Professor in the Department of History at UNC-Chapel Hill, is the 2018 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow. Presented by the Institute for the Arts and Humanities, where Kramer served as Associate Director from 1992 to 2002, the Johnson Prize is a lifetime achievement award. “It was 1986 when Lloyd … Continued



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