Institute hosts conference as part of NEH Next Generation PhD grant initiative

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Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the initiative looks beyond “the academic-focused future we’re accustomed to training graduate students for,” said NEH Chairman William D. Adams.

Honors Carolina and the Institute collaborate on student grant

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The Institute for the Arts and Humanities and Honors Carolina—with the generous support of the William C. Friday Leadership Fund—are proud to offer an exciting new opportunity for Honors Carolina students to assist IAH Fellows in their current research projects.

Honors Carolina and the Institute collaborate on student grant: Deadline 4/21

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With the generous support of the William C. Friday Leadership Fund, five research apprenticeships will be awarded for the fall of 2017, with students receiving stipends of $2,000.

Director Mark Katz wins UNC Diversity Award

The prize recognizes “significant contribution to the enhancement, support and/or furtherance of diversity on the campus and in the community.”

All Academic Leadership and Faculty Fellows: Call for publications, deadline March 3

The IAH hosts an Open House and Fellows Market on Thursday, March 30, to celebrate the work of Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows at Hyde Hall. Previously called the Book Launch, the Fellows Market includes not only recently published books (Jan. 1, 2016 through March 1, 2017), but also art displays, performance videos, and digital demonstrations.

IAH Podcast | Jina Valentine, Assistant Professor of Art

Jina Valentine is concerned with how art can inspire discussion. Valentine, UNC Assistant Professor of Art, discusses The Black Lunch Table, a collaboration with Heather Hart, a fellow artist based in New York. Black Lunch Table is a work of social-practice art that provides a discursive space for artists, activists, and community members to discuss critical issues. It began as a social experiment in 2005. It began w … Continued

Director Emeritus John McGowan is awarded the Johnson Prize

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The Johnsons gifts to the IAH have supported faculty fellowship, academic leadership, endowment, Hyde Hall building construction and annual fund.

IAH Podcast | Jeannie Loeb, Senior Lecturer, Psychology and Neuroscience

Senior Lecturer Jeannie Loeb is a current Institute for the Arts and Humanities Faculty Fellow through the Chapman Family Teaching Award at UNC-Chapel Hill.

IAH Podcast | Christian Lentz, Assistant Professor, Geography

A current Faculty Fellow, Geography Department Assistant Professor Christian Lentz has been using his time away from teaching to concentrate on his book manuscript. He describes the project as “a story of territory as it is experienced and constructed in the Vietnamese revolution when they were fighting for independence from the French in the 1940s and ’50s.”

IAH Podcast | Michele Berger, Director, Faculty Fellows Program

When Michele Berger is not teaching, researching and writing, she is preparing to guide faculty through their fellowships at the Institute for the Arts and Humanities.