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

University Research Week Spotlight: Dr. Meenu Tewari

Meenu Tewari, Institute for the Arts and Humanities

University Research Week, Nov. 5-9, 2018, is led by the UNC Office for Undergraduate Research. The semi-annual, campus-wide event is designed to improve awareness of what it means to be a research university, align the University’s missions of producing world-class research and providing a world-class undergraduate education, and promote opportunities for students to discover and engage in research and scholarship. A … Continued

A Conversation: Toni Blackman, Hip-Hop Ambassador

A Conversation: Toni Blackman

  Toni Blackman enters a full University Room in Hyde Hall quietly and gracefully. She smiles at everyone, nods, and then ends her silence by grabbing a microphone and making her entrance with a few profound words. “See, I rock the mic as he did. I spit rhymes as he did. I bore hip hip as he did,” says Blackman. “But, I am an invisible woman.” Blackman is a hip-hop ambassador, a title that is backed up by the U. … Continued

Franklin Street Entrance to Hyde Hall Closed Oct.15- Nov.13

Hyde Hall Blueprint

Due to construction, the Hyde Hall entrance from Franklin Street will be closed from Oct. 15 – Nov. 13, 2018. Visitors to Hyde Hall can still enter via the campus-side entrance near Hill Hall.

Crazy Rich Asians: Screening and Panel Discussion

Crazy Rich Asians

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities has a history of partnering with Carolina Public Humanities, a unit of the College of Arts and Sciences that offers engaging and innovative public seminars and lectures throughout the year. This Wednesday, the two collaborated again, this time with help from Carolina Asia Center, and the Phillips Ambassadors for the film Crazy Rich Asians.  With a $10 ticket, attendees could … Continued

Silent Sam and the IAH’s Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

To the IAH Community, For the first time in 105 years, classes started at Carolina without Silent Sam standing watch over McCorkle Place. We want to say a few words about Silent Sam, but more importantly, we want to take this opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to Carolina’s faculty during this difficult time. The mission of the Institute is to empower faculty to achieve their full potential by creating community … Continued

Announcing the 2018-2019 IAH Academic Leadership Fellows

Academic Leadership Program

The Institute is thrilled to welcome the 2018-2019 cohort of Academic Leadership Program Fellows. The Academic Leadership Program (ALP) helps prepare and support current and emerging academic leaders. Fellows are selected annually to engage in a series of activities to help them develop leadership skills, clarify their career commitments, build a leadership network within the campus, and extend their contacts to othe … Continued

Zia Haider Rahman delivers 2018 Reckford Lecture in European Studies

Zia Haider Rahman will deliver the Reckford Lecture in 2018

Zia Haider Rahman, author of the highly acclaimed novel In the Light of What We Know, will deliver the lecture entitled “Brexit: The Reckoning.” The event will be held at Hyde Hall on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.

Timothy Marr named Faculty Fellowship Program Director

Tim Marr, Faculty Fellowship Program Director

Marr, Distinguished Term Associate Professor (American Studies), begins serving in this new role July 1. He succeeds Associate Professor Michele Berger (Women’s and Gender Studies), who has served in the role for five years.