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Inger Brodey (FFP ’11) receives NEH grant for ‘Jane Austen’s Desk’

An illustration of Jane Austen’s writing room for the project “Jane Austen’s Desk,” which is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Former Faculty Fellow Inger Brodey and an interdisciplinary team work to create an immersive web environment designed to bring Jane Austen’s writing room — and her world — to life.



Howard University’s Ana Lucia Araujo to deliver 2023 Reckford Lecture

Ana Lucia Araujo

Howard University professor Ana Lucia Araujo will deliver the 2023 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies on Feb. 23 with a presentation titled “Slavery as History and Memory.”



Kenneth Janken receives George Johnson Prize, recognition for distinguished achievement

Kenneth Janken, Professor, African, African American and Diaspora Studies. George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow.

Kenneth Janken, professor of African, African American and Diaspora Studies, is the 2022 recipient of the George H. Johnson Prize for Distinguished Achievement by an IAH Fellow.



Q&A with Friday Award Recipients Uredo Agada and Lyneise Williams

Lyneise Williams and Uredo Agada smile in separate headshots.

Art and art history associate professor Lyneise Williams and sophomore Uredo Agada are a recent faculty-student pairing who benefited from the William C. Friday Arts and Humanities Research Award. Both members of the partnership gained much from the experience, as they were able to learn from each other and focus on research.   The Friday Award supports undergraduate students in conducting graduate-level research in … Continued



Hyde Hall at 20

The cupola on the roof above the Fellows Room, surrounded by fall leaves. An owl weathervane sits on top.

Hyde Hall opened in 2002 to be the new home of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Arts and Sciences.



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.”



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