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Due 2/12/24: Call for Applications: Summer International Collaborative Research Grant

Flowers around the Old Well on a clear day.

The Summer International Collaborative Research Grant provides $20,000 of ongoing funding for up to five years for international projects beginning in summer 2024.

Call for Applications: Faculty Director for Strategic Initiatives

A door opens to the courtyard, seen across the Fellows Gallery of Hyde Hall.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities invites applications for the Faculty Director for Strategic Initiatives, to begin July 1, 2024.

Patricia Parker Receives Thomas Jefferson Award

Patricia Parker smiles in the Fellows Room. Behind her is the fireplace, where an excerpt from the University charter is inscribed.

Winner Patricia Parker accepted the 2023 Thomas Jefferson Award – one of the faculty’s highest awards – in honor of Sally Hemings and Ella Baker.

Broadening the Institute’s Impact

Illustrative graphics of What's Next for the Institute? Once a Fellow always a Fellow. Break down SILOS: More Collaboration. How to make decisions going forward? Keep questions in motion. Defend & AFFIRM value of arts & humanities. "Make space for the work to be done."

The Institute’s strategic plan, “Going Deeper to Broaden Our Impact,” builds on the strengths of the IAH’s core programs, partnerships, and initiatives to position the Institute for growth and responsiveness in an evolving academic culture.

Faculty leaders take the helms of IAH programs

Collage of program leaders. Top row: Adam Versényi, Nadia Yaqub, Todd Ramón Ochoa. Bottom row: Jan Bardsley, Ray Dooley, Renée Alexander Craft.

The IAH tapped the expertise and leadership of faculty across campus for its programs and initiatives in 2023-2024.

Campaign for Carolina Ends with Historic Success

The Old Well, framed by tree branches, with South Building behind it.

“As founding director Ruel Tyson once said, ‘Gifts, large and small, are the most powerful actions we can take in the world for good,’” said IAH Director Patricia Parker.

Announcing the 2023-2024 Academic Leadership Fellows

Academic Leadership Fellows: 2023-2024. Portraits on top row: Jay Aikat, Mara Buchbinder, Michael Figueroa, Tanya Garcia. Bottom row: Robin Sansing, Patricia Sullivan, J. Michael Terry, Benjamin Waterhouse.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 cohort of Academic Leadership Fellows.

Announcing the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Faculty Fellow cohorts.

Pamela Lothspeich (FFP ’12, ’23) receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Pamela Lothspeich

Pamela Lothspeich (FFP ’12, ’23) is one of four UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members to receive a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award for the 2023-2024 academic year.

[Now Closed] Call for Applications: Tyson Academic Leadership Program, 2024-2025

Campus-side entrance of Hyde Hall in spring.

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Tyson Academic Leadership Program, due Oct. 26, 2023.