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Announcing the 2021-2022 Faculty Fellows

The Institute for the Arts and Humanities is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 cohort of Faculty Fellows. The Faculty Fellowship Program offers UNC College of Arts and Sciences faculty the opportunity to pursue ambitious, exciting, artistic, and scholarly projects that lead to publication, exhibition, composition, and performance. During a semester-long, on-campus Fellowship, Fellows meet weekly to exchange ideas wit … Continued



Ebony Johnson receives Employee Forum’s 2021 Pinnacle Award

Congratulations to IAH Event Planner Ebony Johnson, who is the recipient of the UNC Employee Forum’s 2021 Pinnacle Award, granted to an employee who has demonstrated leadership, vision, and commitment to excellence, and is on a path of continuous learning through professional development. The award is part of the Peer Recognition Awards. Nominator and IAH Executive Director Tommie Watson stated, “Ebony has done so mu … Continued



Introducing the new IAH Director: Dr. Patricia Parker

We are pleased to share that Patricia Parker will be the next director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities. This is a four-year term, effective July 1. Pat, chair of the department of Communication, has been a member of the Carolina faculty since 1998. The department of Communication is one of the largest departments in the division of Fine Arts and Humanities and is home to roughly 450 majors and 50 graduat … Continued



Launching: Scholarly 101 Publishing Event Series

The new Scholarly 101 series, developed by Pamela Lothspeich (Director of the New Faculty Program) and Ebony Johnson (Event Planner) features skilled and knowledgeable freelance academic editors who regularly work with first-time book authors, providing editorial guidance and support as they move through the book publishing process. If you would like to attend any of these Zoom events, please email Philip Hollingswor … Continued



The Institute announces the 2021 Schwab Academic Excellence Award winners

The award recognizes one faculty member in each College of Arts and Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences.



Arts and Humanities Research Grant

Arts Humanities Research Grant

Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, February 15, 2021.



Elizabeth Olson is awarded the George Johnson Prize

Elizabeth Olson, George Johnson Prize

The award recognizes distinguished achievement by an IAH Fellow.



Call for applications: Academic Leadership Program

Academic Leadership Program Call

Fellows are selected to develop leadership skills, clarify their career commitments, build a leadership network within and beyond UNC.



Watch: “Society after Pandemic” with Dr. Alondra Nelson

Alondra Nelson

In case you missed it, you can now watch Dr. Alondra Nelson’s presentation “Society after Pandemic” that was recorded for IAH Zoom Talks on Sept. 9, 2020.



Call for applications: Faculty Fellowship Program, 2021-2022

Call for FFP applications

The deadline to apply is Thursday, Sept. 24 at 11:59 p.m.



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