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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.”



Announcing the 2022 Schwab Academic Excellence Award winners

Campus-side entrance of Hyde Hall in spring.

The Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Schwab Academic Excellence Awards. The award recognizes one faculty member from each College of Arts & Sciences department in the arts, humanities, and qualitative social sciences. Department chairs nominate faculty, who may use the awarded funds to support their scholarship and creative activity. Former IAH Advisory Board Chair Julia Sprunt Grumbles es … Continued



Institute to explore race, identity and belonging in Reckford Lecture and related events

2022 Reckford Lecture with Magdalena J. Zaborowska When: Feb. 24, 2022. 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. on Zoom Institute for the Arts and Humanities

This year’s Reckford Lecture, to be delivered by Magdalena J. Zaborowska, sees expanded programming with support from the Race, Memory, and Reckoning Initiative.



Weil Lecture on American Citizenship: Oct. 25, 2021

Senator Claire McCaskill delivered the Weil Lecture on American Citizenship on Monday, Oct. 25, 2021. To view closed captions, click on the CC button in the YouTube player.   https://youtu.be/014KS9-hSZQ   Captions were automated and edited by IAH staff. They may contain errors.    



Meet Amarjit Budhiraja, Chairs Leadership Program Interim Director

Amarjit Budhiraja

As interim director of the Chairs Leadership Program, Amarjit Budhiraja is giving back to the program he called ‘a lifeline’ in his early days as chair.



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