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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.



Humanities international: The Institute welcomes CHCI to Hyde Hall

Thomaza April participates in a video call from South Africa, as her video is projected to the University Room.

The IAH welcomed attendees for the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes’ annual meeting to Hyde Hall for the opening academic panel presentation organized by Director Patricia Parker.



Michael Figueroa: Facilitating community

Michael Figueroa

Michael Figueroa, who has led the Faculty of Color and Indigenous Faculty Group throughout the pandemic, views the group as an opportunity for people to find support networks. “I want the ethos of the group to scale from the one-on-one to the collective.”



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.



Announcing the 2022-2023 Faculty Fellows

Vibrant flowers in front of the Old Well

The Faculty Fellowship Program offers College of Arts & Sciences faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic, and scholarly projects that lead to publication, exhibition, composition, and performance.



Q&A with Advisory Board Vice Chair Lane McDonald

Lane McDonald

Lane Morris McDonald ’00 is the Vice Chair of the IAH Advisory Board. In this Q&A, she talks about her time at Carolina and what inspires her to give back.



‘Between Home, Blackness, and Me’

Patricia Parker and Magdalena Zaborowska converse during the 2022 Reckford Lecture in the University Room of Hyde Hall.

Reckford speaker Magdalena Zaborowska discusses James Baldwin, identity, and more.



Rivard (FFP ’21) wins NEH grant to develop gaming studies minor

Students play "Layers of Fear" during their "Horror and the Global Gothic: Film, Literature, Theory" class in the Greenlaw Gameroom on January 31, 2020.

Courtney Rivard, a 2021 Faculty Fellow, was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for her project, “Integrating Storytelling & Critical Game Studies into the Curriculum.”



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